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Old Market Hall

Etelaranta | Along the South Harbor, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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“salmon” (52 reviews)
“soup” (41 reviews)
“shops selling” (15 reviews)
Etelaranta | Along the South Harbor, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed yesterday

This place takes you back in time. Beautiful woodwork inside. Very clean stalls offering visually appealing items - bakery goods looked amazing. We had one of the cinnamon buns, korvapuusti, and it was delicious. We bought some licorice candy, out of this world. Unfortunately, we...More

Thank AdventurousRetirees
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed wandering through this market. It is very clean. We found it quite interesting to see foods that we don't see at home and to see what people in Helsinki purchase as part of their every day life. The booths were absolutely beautiful as...More

Thank LibbyH1
Reviewed 2 days ago

The buildings façade is quite fabulous and worth a photo but that is all that is worth doing. It is easily seen from the market square.

Thank olie293
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful old market hall with lots of small booths selling traditional Finnish fish and meat products. Also lots of cafes selling delicious smorgasbord. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank karen f
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are stalls selling all kinds of salmon and herrings, bread and pastries and other local produce. There are a number of cafes selling delicious open sandwiches, good coffee and pastries. We visited twice for lunch. Perhaps we were lucky because on both occasions we...More

Thank Sils55
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here twice, once on Saturday when it was very crowded and then in the week, still busy but a little less hectic. Lots of tempting local produce on offer including plenty of fish, reindeer and even bear to buy and plenty of local and...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good to walk through this old market. In very good condition, beautifully maintained, very clean, excellent food and produce on sale. Good introduction to Finland. Can see why it got the tidy city award....

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has great reviews and it's easy to see why. It's a pretty building packed with stalls selling a good range of food and other products. Ideal if you have a family who all fancy eating different things. Not cheap (where in Helsinki is?...More

Thank foodiefanmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

All kinds of food, from fish to wine can be found there. What is more, you can taste everything right here, right now. That's what we did) Also it is a great buiding, quite inspiring, old, comfortable. I was fascinated with it’s interior, made of...More

1  Thank Julia N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a sucker for food markets, so naturally I enjoyed going through here on our way to visit the city center. Countless preparations of salmon, cured meats (reindeer & Co) on one side and mostly fresh meats and cheeses on the other side. Really nice...More

1  Thank MsSommelier
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Sakura Y
3 June 2017|
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Response from ChefBilly22 | Reviewed this property |
We were there about an hour after opening and many of the soup places were not serving yet. There were two coffee shops that were serving pastries, coffee, etc. but the soup shops were definitely preparing but not serving... More
Rich F
31 March 2017|
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Response from Barbora S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very close. Enjoy!!
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8 November 2016|
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Response from Ana L | Reviewed this property |
yes, absolutely!