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.

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

Kulku-katin Poika – Comics!

Kulku-katin Poika – Comics!

Image by Janiina Knuutinen

“Kulku-katin Poika” is one of my dearest places in Helsinki to me. I have always read and loved comics, I actually learned to read with them!

Full Article by Janiina Knuutinen

Linnunlaulu Flea Market – Villa that has everything

Linnunlaulu Flea Market – Villa that has everything

Image by Janiina Knuutinen

“Linnunlaulu Flea Market” Helsinki is in a very old house, from the 1870s. It’s filled from floor to ceiling with stuff. The smell alone is priceless.

Full Article by Janiina Knuutinen

Lokal – Arts and coffee

Lokal – Arts and coffee

Image by Antti Lumiainen

“Lokal” Helsinki at Annankatu is one of my favorite design shops. It’s the place to go if you want to see and buy some local design from Helsinki.

Full Article by Antti Lumiainen

Marimekko – Designs from mother to daughter

Marimekko – Designs from mother to daughter

Image by Aino-Marja Miettinen

“Marimekko” Helsinki is a Finnish textile and clothing company founded in 1951 and has since been known for its bold and colorful patterns, combined…

Full Article by Aino-Marja Miettinen

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