Do you love shopping for souvenirs when you travel? Then, you will love shopping in Helsinki in the backdrop of luminous white buildings, brilliant Art Nouveau architecture, and serene boulevards. Helsinki is a shopper's paradise and you will love to buy Iittala glassware, Kalevala jewellery, and Fazer candies. So, where to start? We've rounded up some of the best shopping spots for you.
Kamppi shopping centre is situated adjacent to the Kamppi metro station at Urho Kekkosen katu 1, and has a good supermarket, a wide range of amenities, retail stores, and restaurants. The shopping centre which has 5-floors is an excellent one-stop destination for buying souvenirs of your choice. You will find stores like Mango, Vagabond, Tommy Hilfiger, and much more. To grab a quick bite you can stop at the restaurants like Hoku, BBQ House, Memphis, etc.
Stockmann Department Store
The Stockmann Department Store is located in the heart of Helsinki and is a lavish shopping space spread across ten floors. If you are looking for top-notch branded products, then you will get an excellent range at the store. You will also find plenty of shopping options from buying jewellery, cosmetics, to Finnish and international textiles. After a wonderful shopping-time, you can enjoy some delicious food at the restaurants in the store.
Market Square (Kauppatori)
How about shopping at Helsinki's open-air markets? Market Square (Finnish: Kauppatori) is a famous market situated in front of the sea and located near the centre of Helsinki at the South Harbour, where you can find fresh produce, local products, and traditional souvenirs. You will also love snacking on some exciting food like lihapiirakka (Finnish meat pie) at the street cafes.
Get ready to visit these exciting shopping hotspots and have a fun shopping time. You can also hire a car in advance and enjoy hassle-free travel to these shopping centres.