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.
Visit the markets - Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Visit the Old Market Hall at Vanha Kauppahalli. It is one of the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland, a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

The Old Market Hall at Vanha Kauppahalli in Helsinki is fit for any foodie with an abundance of fresh authentic delicious foods produced locally. The market is located centrally on Helsinki's harbour near Market Square and has been open since 1889.Helsinki, Finland’s Old Market Hall at Vanha Kauppahalli offers an abundance of fresh authentic delicious foods produced locally. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Fresh seafood with offerings of smoked salmon, pickled herring, mussels and more in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland: Smoked salmon, pickled herring, octopus, mussels and more in the markets of Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Fresh seafood with offerings of smoked salmon, pickled herring, mussels and more in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland: Smoked salmon, pickled herring, octopus, mussels and more in the markets of Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Fresh seafood with offerings of smoked salmon, pickled herring, mussels and more in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland: Spicy octopus offered in the markets of Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Fresh seafood with offerings of smoked salmon, pickled herring, mussels and more in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland: Smoked fish, salmon tartar and fried herring served on bread for sale in the markets of Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Fresh seafood with offerings of smoked salmon, pickled herring, mussels and more in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland: smoked salmon, pickled herring, lox and open-faced sandwiches offered in the markets of Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

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Helsinki, Finland’s Old Market Hall at Vanha Kauppahalli offers an abundance of fresh authentic delicious foods produced locally. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Fresh seafood with offerings of smoked salmon, pickled herring, mussels and more in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland: Smoked rainbow trout, smoked Baltic herring, smoked mackerel and Elderwood flamed salmon offered in the markets of Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Fresh seafood with offerings of smoked salmon, pickled herring, mussels and more in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland: A variety of pickled herring can be bought in the markets of Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Delicious cakes, pastries and baked goods in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsink Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland. Delicious cakes, pastries and baked goods in the markets of Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Delicious cakes, pastries and baked goods in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsink Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Delicious hand-made sweets and chocolate in the markets of Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional Foods of Finland. Delicious cakes, pastries and baked goods in the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland. Delicious cakes, pastries and baked goods in the markets of Helsinki. This bakery’s cinnamon rolls were voted the best in Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Smoked and crispy reindeer chips offered at the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsink Finland a City of Design.

Smoked and crispy reindeer chips offered at the markets of Helsinki, Finland.  Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Explore traditional foods of Finland in the markets of Helsinki Finland. Cans of reindeer, elk and beer meat or pate can be found. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsink Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland: Cans of reindeer, elk and beer meat or pate found in markets and shops in Helsinki. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Helsinki Market Square

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.
Visit Market Square - Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Visit Helsinki’s Market Square. It is one of the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a UNESCO City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki Finland a City of Design. Photo: Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Beautiful hand-crafted silver jewelry found in Helsinki, Finland’s Market Square. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

 

Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki Finland a City of Design. Photo: Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Colourful handmade jewelry found in Helsinki, Finland’s Market Square. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsink Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

A food stand in Helsinki, Finland’s Market Square offers grilled reindeer and moose sausage. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

Traditional foods of Finland offered at the markets of Helsinki. Helsinki is part of the designated UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here are the top things to do in Helsinki, Finland a City of Design. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

A food stand in Helsinki, Finland’s Market Square offers fresh, local fruits and vegetables. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©

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