Market Square (Kauppatori)
Market Square is also known as Kauppatori in Finnish. It is Helsinki’s international, and its most famous, market and is located near the city centre, a very accessible location for tourists. The shops sell traditional Finnish treats as well as souvenirs, and you can enjoy music talents performing in the Market Square using instruments like the hydrophone and classic guitar. There are a number of cafés offering lihapiirakka, which are Finnish meat pastries. Market Square also has a long tradition which involves displaying an old American car on the first Friday every month, so don’t miss this spot and remember to take a snapshot of this landmark.
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8am-4pm; Sun 10am-5pm