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Kauppatori (Market Square)

Kauppatori (Market Square) Review

At this Helsinki institution, open year-round, wooden stands with orange and gold awnings bustle in the mornings when everyone—tourists and locals alike—comes to shop, browse, or sit and enjoy coffee and conversation. You can buy a freshly caught perch for the evening's dinner, a bouquet of bright flowers for a friend, or a fur pelt. In summer the fruit and vegetable stalls are supplemented by an evening arts-and-crafts market. The crepes, made-to-order by one of the tented vendors, are excellent.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Eteläranta and Pohjoisespl., Keskusta/Kauppatori, Helsinki, 00130 | Map It
  • Hours: Weekdays 6:30–6, Sat. 6:30–4, and in the summer Sun. 10–5
  • Location: Helsinki
Updated: 11-16-2012

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