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Old Market Hall (Vanha Kauppahalli)

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Address: Etelaranta | Along the South Harbor, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Very nicely done indoor food market

What a great use for an old food market which has obviously been upgraded and offers some good quality gourmet food of a wide variety. We really enjoyed strolling through here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely market hall with lots of different little shops selling all kind of Scandinavian specialties. Fresh fish, meat, pastries.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

What a great use for an old food market which has obviously been upgraded and offers some good quality gourmet food of a wide variety. We really enjoyed strolling through here and looking at all the different food - probably would have liked to have stopped and made use of some of the well constructed eating places.

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Quimper, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The indoor market looks beautiful and the food stalls offer loads of different types of food (from smoked salmon to asian specialities). There's something for everyone, and it is truly delicious. However, due the popularity of the market amongst tourists (it's located right at the heart of Helsinki, not far from the ferry terminals), the food tends to be overpriced... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Nicely renovated and full of small food shops. Great place to pick up a tasty snack or lunch. As mentioned by others, might be a little pricey, but what convenient tourist location is not. The shop owners were pleasant and if you are looking for smoked salmon, plenty of choice. The Soup Kitchen was very busy and looked great.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Looking for something to eat? Then come here! This is the right place for you to be. Whether you are looking for some kebabs or some fresh salmon bagels, just a cup of coffee or some standard western meal, they have it all. Interesting building as well and nice outdoor seating area in front of the market. Only problem is... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This old market building has been converted into an indoor market of mainly food courts and coffee shops, I guess its geared up for tourists as they get off the ferry but it has been tastefully done and is well worth a visit, the prices are a little higher than in town but I think its a credit to Helsinki... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Sadly, another great old food market turned into an overpriced tourist trap. Very few locals. Prices are extremely high - 5 euros for a small shrimp smorbrod. 3.50 for a tiny 'reindeer pie' with 3 or 4 specks of meat on it. 9 euros for a bowl of pho. Pho! A bowl of noodle soup.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I was surprised to found that about 50% of that Place now is occupied with coffeshops and small foodstalls. Also it is very expensive,it is much better go to the Close market Square for buying finnish specialities

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Being Italian (and a little bit arrogant when it comes to food), I wouldn't describe it as foods' heaven, but it 1. is definitively worth a visit, either one's interested in food or not, 2. gives you an understanding of the Finnish food culture with its berries, fish, pastries, pies ecc., and 3. is the best place in Helsinki to... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Old Market Hall is AMAZING!!!! It s a foodie's dream come true!!! Inside you ll find stall after stall selling different kinds of food - local and foreign. You can also find exotic food by US standards - deer meat and bear cream!!! After a stroll through Market Square you can stop by and have lunch here. Some of... More 

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Address: Etelaranta | Along the South Harbor, Helsinki 00130, Finland
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki

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