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Kauppatori, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Numerous city guides name this place as one of the cheapest one to get a full meal. I don't know if that is true but the food is really quite good. I especially liked the little fried fishes that they eat like chips. The birds...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Place for tasting locla food in the market hall. From thenport various lines tomthe islands start.

Thank Samurai-Geisha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's very easy to spend a few hours wandering through this market. We were there on a beautiful Sunday afternoon and had a great time. Local food fare - how about a Reindeer burger? Moosemeat pie? - along with local crafts and local art make...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is just by the river front. The place is huge and open air, so you get all kind of stuffs, from fresh fish to fruits to souvenirs of every kind.

Thank AChee74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to shop. Everything from crafty souveniers and artwork to fruits, animal skins, fish. The vendors are very friendly. You can eat here on a budget too. we spent about an hour and enjoyed ourselves so much that we didn't notice the time go...More

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the products are similar to other markets, but I love the animal skins and the furry hats made from them. Beautiful. The other products such as jam from local berries are outstanding.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was berry season when we were at the market and it was just exploding with all kinds of berries! Mushrooms too! So there is all kinds of produce and also a flea market-y section plus booths that sell all kinds of prepared foods. So...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little area on the waterfront from which the canal tours depart. Its an interesting mix of food stalls, souvenir shops and arts and crafts stalls. We got to try local street food which we loved and did my touristy shopping for gifts and...More

Thank JavaMama58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This wonderful market place is located on the waterfront and is the real hub or focal point of Helsinki. The array of fish stalls is clearly a visual delight, here locals and tourists come to buy fish, vegetables and fruit. There are also small stalls...More

2  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed September 9, 2018

I was a bit underwhelmed by the market. The main reason might be that the hotel receptionist specifically pointed this place out as not-to-miss, but walking there I saw many more building that were very interesting and not even mentioned on the city map. There...More

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Matthea M
April 6, 2018|
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Response from County-Hunter | Reviewed this property |
This is the one thing I regret about my Christmas trip to Helsinki...that I did not buy a reindeer hide. I can't compare prices between Helsinki and Lapland but I can tell you that prices are definitely a lot cheaper in... More
ka wing L
December 22, 2017|
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Response from mWrite | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately most of Helsinki is closed, except hotels and some restaurants. Take a walk around city and admire Xmas lights and visit those few restaurants for hot drinks.
Sakura Y
June 3, 2017|
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Response from Sail_and_Ski_freak | Reviewed this property |
I expect Market Square shopkeepers try to keep their shops open also on Sundays (from 10 to 17) over the summer, as they know there are a lot of potential customers around. The nearby Old Market Hall (Vanha Kauppahalli) is... More