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Punavuorenkatu 7 | Punavuori region, Helsinki 00120, Finland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 1, 2012

Helsinki is the World Design City for 2012 and it's no wonder. Walk through the Design District handout and you'll see why. The city not only houses but actively encourages and promotes artists in all different fields from interior design to clothing to jewelry to...More

6  Thank hkteach
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Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

One of the reasons I wanted to go to Helsinki was to shop the many design stores in the district. I set aside Saturday afternoon just for this. Imagine my surprise when I found almost NONE of the stores open! There were many tourists at...More

6  Thank NewYorkBulldog
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Nice area to Walk around and enjoy design in a lot of different areas. Not to much traffic or crowded. Depending on how often you enter shops you could easily spend half a day here.

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

If you are a lover of simple and practical products you will love this - its like going to an branch of Ikea

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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Many small Finnish boutiques, restaurants and cafes. Lots of beautiful things promise you a few hours of high quality shopping, browsing or window shopping. Do visit and see yourself.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Design District is an area in Helsinki where you can see Finnish design and buy Finnish design products. The district covers Kaartinkaupunki, Kamppi, Punavuori and Ullanlinna. The area is full of design and antique shops, fashion stores, art galleries, restaurants and cafes. In the area...More

1  Thank Mikael F
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Didn’t particularly enjoy Helsinki overall but did enjoy the Design District - mostly the Iittala store.

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

We combine a brief walk in this neighborhood, with visit to Design Museum (A Must attraction). It is a nice combination of shops, mintage artifacts, coffee shops etc. One need to like this type of walking & watching, to enjoy this experience.

Thank Adomvatik
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Really boring! No nice shops. Reminds me of Oslo 20 years ago... City needs to invest more in retail, design, etc

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice area Of Helsinki. Lots Of small shops and restaurants. So this is def a place to spend a day and just walk around and Explore

Thank Simen S
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Every nook & cranny of this area of Helsinki is divine perfection, but I'm here specifically to recommend a very special bookstore nestled in-between chic furniture & design shops: C.Hagelstam (Fredrikinkatu 35). This bookstore is pure magic. The scent of slowly decomposing pages hits you...More

1  Thank emillisecond
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We were fortunate that our visit coincided with the Design Week events so we saw pop-up creations in addition to the plethora of design outlets, galleries and museums across a large area of the central city. We were delighted with our visit to the Design...More

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