Kauppatori (Market Square & Market Hall), Helsinki

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    To walk in the centre of the city

    by Gili_S Updated Feb 14, 2003

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    Walk in the centre of the city to the Esplanadi Boulevard, sit in one of the many coffee places, go further down east to the Market Square (Kauppatori), fresh fish, vegetables, forest fruits and souvenirs. Near by the shopping hall where again you can have coffee, smoked salmon or reindeer sandwich.

    And yes, see the example of the 'ladies' that sell souvenirs in this market square, you will surely want to buy something.

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    Market Square - Kaippatori -...

    by DianeDundee Written Sep 8, 2002

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    Market Square - Kaippatori - Helsinki is built around its' harbour and the market square is next to the harbour - here you can come to the daily market and browse the stalls selling fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, handicrafts, coffee etc. In the harbour itself people sell fish from the back of their boats and you can go to the old indoor market where you can even buy reindeer kebabs! It is certainly worth a visit!

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    The Market Square

    by katlau Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    If you arrive to Helsinki by sea this square will be the first thing you'll see. It is also a nice spot to enjoy a cup of coffee early in the summer morning. Lots of locals do that too because of the nice atmosphere there. Facing out to sea are Helsinki City Hall, the Swedish Embassy and the Presidential Palace. One notable feature of the Market is the old Market Hall on the south shore, the first of its kind in Finland and opened in 1889.

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    Market Square

    by bonio Written Oct 17, 2009

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    A Sunday morning visit and the fish market very busy, no-one too deterred by the wet weather. Worth taking a look inside the market hall too.

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    KAUPPATORI MARKET

    by RACCOON1 Updated Aug 1, 2009

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    In early July you can purchase a liter of fresh peas and a liter of fresh strawberries for a few EURO's and you have a cheap lunch.

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    Market Square

    by tim07 Written Jun 18, 2008

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    Market Square

    The market here has stalls that sell traditional market foods as well as handicrafts & souvenirs. There is a heated cafe tent, ideal for the cold winter days.

    The market is open 7 days a week.

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    Old market hall

    by yumyum Written Apr 27, 2008

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    In the old market hall you will find not only stalls with various foods but also cafes/pubs. It dates back to 1889 and it's only open during the day. Closed on Sundays.

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    Market square (Kauppatori)

    by Bjorgvin Updated Jul 25, 2007

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    Kauppatori.

    The market square is one of the most picturesque sights in Helsinki. Fishermen and farmers sell their products at the harbor where you can also see the big ships going to Tallin and Stockholm.

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    Buy strawberries at Kauppatori!

    by inawic Written Jun 2, 2007

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    At Kauppatori, you find fresh fruit, berries and vegetables. You can also buy traditional Finnish food. flowers and all kinds of souvenirs.

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    strolling around

    by banshee11 Written May 10, 2006

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    it's a great feeling strolling along the stands on the kauppatori. you'll find everything there, but it's also worth going there just to see and smell and watch.
    and believe me, you'll come back!

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    Markethall with fish

    by jeoren Written Feb 28, 2006

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    This markethall in the harbour of Helsinki offers you lots of fishproducts. It's a must see for every tourist!

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    Kauppatori (Market Square)

    by cfuentesm Updated Dec 6, 2005

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    Kauppatori (Market Square)

    The Market Square (or fish market) is located on the seafront and is where the locals lunch for a small price. It is also a great spot for tourists to find souvenirs and take an archipielago tour.

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    Market Hall

    by mcblacktiger Written Nov 1, 2005

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    Cool place to purchase or sample produce, fish, or mayby some reindeer meat. There are also a few small restruants inside if you want to grab a quick bite to eat.

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    Reindeer Meat and Potatoes

    by MacDaddie Written Dec 15, 2003

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    Go to the market square and get yourself some homemade reindeer meat and potatoes - cheap and good!!

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    Have A Snack At The Marketplace

    by jltan Written Sep 11, 2003

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    Local produce is abound in this marketplace. If you wanted to check out local delicacies, this is the place to visit.

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