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Address: Etelaranta | Along the South Harbor, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Great market! Amazing fish soup!

My favourite part of any city is their market! I feel you can find some of the freshest & best food! This place has awesome stalls, everything from meat to cheese to seafood to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
asia_soloduszkiewicz
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Toronto, Ontario
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Toronto, Ontario
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My favourite part of any city is their market! I feel you can find some of the freshest & best food! This place has awesome stalls, everything from meat to cheese to seafood to dessert to wine & a few things in between! Definitely try the seafood soup! It's a MUST!! And it wasn't crazy busy which is unusual for... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A good market with fresh products, also in this market there are good cafes for a snack. If you want to try salmonid fish, different ambassadors, then you are in this market. There is also a good tent with food from Poland, the seller and the owner speaks Russian.

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Croatia
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very clean with lots of different staff and souvernis you can buy. Many articles made of raindeer and wool. You can buy warm gloves, caps and socks. You can find some fine food but be aware of the sea guls that soar to catch your food and they really fly near your head. They can catch the food out of... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a small but delicious place, i mean place with delicious food to enjoy in every corner and it's affordable. The public toilets inside are small but free.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Set against a backdrop of the harbour, this lovely traditional market building always looks great. It's equally lovely inside with a number of stalls selling Finnish foods. I always head for the cheese stall on the right hand aisle as you enter and you're spoilt for choice as regards fish stalls. There's a little Alko store too which is handy.

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Sarpsborg, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place you have to see when in Helsinki. The food is displayed in the most delicate way, and the architecture of the building is beautiful. Take time to sit at one of the small cafes inside and enjoy some if the food they sell.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Market Hall is a perfect place to walk around and to look out for some Finnish Food specialities. There's also a public toilet in case you need a break from your city walk and the food stalls offer some basic reasonable soups and sandwiches. The perfect place to stop for lunch.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A typical market hall, authentic and kind of small. The products were fresh but the prices were rather high. It was nice to walk through the alleys to admire its architecture.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is amazing food in this place. Wide range prices. It's worth going there for breakfast or lunch

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice typical small market with a plenty of mostly Finnish specialities. Cinnamon bun are excellent and atmosphere is nice.

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