VirtualTourist.com will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

The Old Market Hall: "Traditional Market Hall" Helsinki Shopping Tip by Jarra

Helsinki Shopping: 203 reviews and 204 photos

  The Old Market Hall
by Jarra
 
 

The Old Market Hall is Helsinki`s most international and best known market. It is locates on the South Harbour at end of the Espladane Park. Finland`s oldest market hall was opened in 1889 and has since been meeting place for foodloving people. It is also popular destination among tourists. The boots here sell traditional high-quality food as well as handicrafts and souveniers. You can buy food items to bring home or enjoy lunch or coffee on the spot.

What to buy: Fish, Finnish delicates and freh Paulig Coffee.

What to pay: It is a bit expensive so you will probably pay more than in ordinary shops.

Address: Etelaranta
Directions: Next to the ferry habour close tho the Market Square.
Theme: Food and Drink

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

More Shopping in Helsinki (1)

Comments

Jarra

“The World is a Book and He Who Stays at Home Reads Only One Page”

Online Now

Male

Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 2 3 7 1

Have you been to Helsinki?

  Share Your Travels