The Best Local Shopping Spots in Helsinki

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Helsinki? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Andante – Flowers, coffee and raw treats

Andante – Flowers, coffee and raw treats

Image by Markus Veikkolainen

“Andante” combines two trends in Helsinki: raw cakes and a cafe-shop mix. It’s also a cool flower shop with more than 20 years of history. Quality coffee too

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Fida Hakaniemi – Vintage finds for bargain price

Fida Hakaniemi – Vintage finds for bargain price

Image by Aino-Marja Miettinen

“Fida Hakaniemi” Helsinki is a secondhand shop where you’d be able to find anything vintage for a bargain price which leans towards urban wear…

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Frida Marina – Vintage & second hand

Frida Marina – Vintage & second hand

Image by Janiina Knuutinen

“Frida marina” is a vintage shop and flea market in Helsinki. It specializes in vintage clothes from the 50s to the 80s. I always like to try on everything.

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Helsinki Metro – Orange is the new black

Helsinki Metro – Orange is the new black

Image by Aino-Marja Miettinen

“Helsinki Metro” might not be the oldest one in the world but it’s definitely the coolest- not just because it’s the most northern metroline in the word…

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Hietalahti Market Hall – Eating and shopping

Hietalahti Market Hall – Eating and shopping

Image by Markus Veikkolainen

“Hietalahti Market Hall” Helsinki has been coming back to life! Nowadays I go there for grocery shopping and for one of the best places for lunch in town.

Full Article by Markus Veikkolainen

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