Explore traditional cuisine in the markets of Helsinki, Finland. The indoor and outdoor markets are filled with a variety of offerings. Shop for handmade jewelry, crafts, souvenirs, foods and more. Discover more about traditional foods of Finland.
Vanha Kauppahalli – Old Market Hall
The Old Market Hall at Vanha Kauppahalli in Helsinki is fit for any foodie. There is an abundance of fresh, delicious, authentic foods produced locally. Everything is so tempting and you will want to try at least a few items.
Operating since 1889, the Old Market Hall is usually open every day except Sunday.
The hall, located centrally on Helsinki’s harbour near Market Square is a striking example of byzantine revival architecture.
Helsinki Market Square is an open-air market located to the east of Old Market Hall. It sits opposite the end of Esplanade Park on the harbour front.
Wander through the numerous orange and white tented stalls of Market Square. The outdoor market is filled with a variety of offerings. Shop for handmade jewelry, crafts, souvenirs, foods and more. Pick up traditional Finnish dishes. Try the reindeer or grilled salmon.