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Shopping in Helsinki - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Eduskuntatalo In Helsinki, there are a lot of interesting places for shopping.Stockmann is the city's most famous shopping complex. This is the largest department store in Scandinavia, which opening took place in 1926. It occupies a very beautiful historical building. In fact, this huge department store takes a whole city block. It's difficult to imagine a category of goods that can not be purchased in it. In a spectacular historical building, there are more than one hundred clothing stores. There are brand footwear shops, cosmetics and perfumery, numerous jewelry stores and shops offering household goods. In the most popular department store in Helsinki, you can buy excellent souvenirs and visit popular restaurants and cafes.
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Market Square will be the best place for morning shopping. As well as several hundred years ago, nowadays, an excellent market runs here. The best time to visit it, is so close to the regular big holiday. During the warm season, fresh fruits and vegetables are sold here, as well as excellent farm products. On Christmas Eve you can buy popular sweets, traditional holiday souvenirs and jewelry. For many years, fescinating markets and entertainment events have been regularly held at the Market Square.
Those who want to turn shopping into a fascinating walk, should go to Esplanade boulevard. It originates near the Market Square and houses dozens of popular shops, restaurants and hotels. It is here, that the Arabia brand store is located, which offers exclusive products made of glass and porcelain. Stylish clothes can be found in Marimekko store. To purchase luxury bed linen and home textiles, go to Finlayson store. On the boulevard, there is a decent choice of souvenir shops. Frugal tourists will be pleased to learn that prices in most stores always remain at an attractive level. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Senate Square remains one of the main points of interest in the city. The square is surrounded by beautiful buildings, the majority of which were built in the first half of the 19th century. … Open
Lovers of gastronomic shopping should go to the Old Market Square. Here, is an old covered market, which looks more like a museum. This beautiful historic building hides one of the most interesting and popular food markets in Helsinki, where the best national products are sold. The market offers a large choice of fruits and vegetables at any time of the year. They also sell fresh seafood, elite meat and venison. Farmers from around Helsinki offer the best home-made sausage, cheese and other popular home-made products.
Helsinki Cathedral Those who prefer stylish shopping centers, should go to the Forum center. It presents more than a hundred fashion stores of famous brands, including H&M and Jack&Jones, as well as Backstreet and Benetton stores popular with youth. In the shopping center you will find some large sporting goods shops.The Body Shop popular cosmetics store is also here. The complex is beautifully decorated. It has several cosy cafes, where you can relax after shopping.
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Fans of walks through antiquarian markets will be interested in spending a day in the Hietalahti Square. Here, runs the largest and most interesting city's Flea Market, the variety of goods on which is simply amazing. Here, you can buy antique copper utensils, rare vintage books, jewelry, as well as a lot of other interesting antiquities. It is important to note that all the items on this market are of high quality. This place is loved by collectors and connoisseurs of antiques from around the world.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Helsinki and surroundings

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Helsinki
♥   Shopping area ' Aleksanterinkatu' Helsinki, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Esplanadi' Helsinki, 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all outlets
Designer outlets in Helsinki and nearby
♥   Outlet 'WAREHOUSE CITY' Citycenter 3 krs., Kaivokatu 8, Helsinki 100, Finland, 0.8 km from Helsinki. On the map
♥   Outlet 'WAREHOUSE IDEAPARK' Ideaparkinkatu 4, Lemp, 37570, Finland, 145.7 km from Helsinki. On the map

Unique touristic spots around Helsinki

Helsingin Paarautatieasema

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Sibelius Monumentti

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In Helsinki there is a memorial to the well-known Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The sculpture is so original and abstract that one can hardly guess at first glance who it might be dedicated to. The author of the monument is the Finnish painter Eila Hiltunen. Their masterpiece is a composition of 600 steel listeners, which form an abstract figure and are brazed together. … Read further
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Shopping advices for the whole region around Helsinki

Shopping advices for Helsinki. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Finland - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Helsinki.
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