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Old Market Hall (Vanha Kauppahalli)

Etelaranta | along the South Harbor, Helsinki, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
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Ranked #3 of 53 Shopping in Helsinki
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Great place - beautiful, clean, with many booths of delicious Finish food. Perfect to try a lot of specialties on a lunch. In the center of the touristic area, so very easy to visit. It could be a perfect meeting place for a group.

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Frankfort, Illinois
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47 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was a beautiful morning in Helsinki when we stopped here. I wish I had been hungry as the food smelled wonderful. Lots of souvenirs available, something for everyone.

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Hong Kong Region, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

The market was lively and the stalls had a large variety of stuff to buy. From wine openers to stuff toys, they are all there ready to be sold. And it is also waaaaaay cheaper than the stuff in shopping malls.

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Gold Coast
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20 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The old market hall full of small cafes and food stalls selling an amazing range of local produce. Great place for lunch.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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45 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Enjoyed our visit here to the outdoor market on a Sunday morning. Lots of fresh produce, plenty of soft fruits. Wanted to try cloudberries as we had been told about this local fruit but at 15 € gave them a miss in case we didn't like them. Plenty of locally made items for sale. Leather goods looked great quality as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Lots of options for souvenirs and food, just pay attention to what you're paying for. Some of it is quite cheap, bit hey! That's to be expected. Was here on a Thursday so I'm sure I missed out on some vendors but the ones there had a decent amount of merchandise. Bought a beautiful silver spectralite necklace from a very... More

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Canberra, Australia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
16 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Although not as cheap as the outdoor markets, the indoor shops are very good indeed - we spent a couple of lunchtimes here assembling an assortment of items to try.

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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This market is more for the locals, but there is plenty for visitors as well. Compared to the outdoor market, this was more permanent merchants looking to establish a business. It was nice and worth a quick visit.

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Almere, Nederland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were lucky as the old market hall just reopened when we where there. It's been completely redone, so I have no idea how it looked before, but when we were there it all looked very new and fresh. It's not cheap by any means and the market that is outside is considerably cheaper. Still the market hall is fun... More

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

On a big square just on the harbour front there are a lot of stalls every day selling food and typical Finnish handicrafts. The place worth a visit, and if you are hungry a small bite can be taken. The handicraft stalls are expensive, but there is some fine things to buy as well. We were there on a windy... More

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