The Old Market Hall is situated right at the port in the centre of Helsinki. Finnish food and some souvenirs attract a lot of foreign visitors.
The red and yellow-bricked building was opened first in 1889. You can find it next to the market square at the port (Kauppatori). It is on your right hand side when you look on to the sea.
Vanha Kauppahalli means literally “old market hall” and it’s just one of the market halls in Helsinki. But it is the one with the most chic and flair, which attracts especially a lot of tourists. There, you can find typical Finnish food, such as piirakka, the cinnamon bun “pulla”, fish and even reindeer and elk products, but also a Sushi bar. And of course, you can experience the Finn’s passion for liquorice and salmiak. For example, I encountered cookies with liquorice at the bakery and white chocolate with salmiak at the chocolate sales booth.
If you are into food photography this is the right place for you. I can also recommend the bouillabaisse at the Soup Kitchen. Delicious! And a warning: Don’t try the kebap!
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Joel Byron is a long-time fan of Lomography and uses analog methods in his work at his video and film production agency BigPlus. Back in 2010 he painstakingly put together the Lomography Caterpillar Matrix video which had over 60,000 hits! We lent Joel a Petzval lens and asked him to capture some video footage of London. The results were pretty stunning.