Helsinki market square (market square in downtown Helsinki city, its location is so special, one end connected to Helsinki known asper the emperor avenue (Esplanadikatu), one end is adjacent to the Baltic sea, South pier and Helsinki (South Harbour) beside the market square, the Baltic sea famous poem li derisively called (Silja Line) and virgin number (Viking Line), is on the shore, It’s a must-see for all cruise passengers who come to Helsinki. In addition, with the market square as the center, the most famous buildings in the city of Helsinki are within a 10-minute walk. Even the presidential palace is only a block away from the market square.
Helsinki cathedral (Tuomiokirkko) by German architect CLEngel. It is the most famous building in Helsinki, also known as the white church. It’s a Lutheran church in Senate Square. The church is located on a height of more than 80 meters above sea level. Built in 1852, the milky white church supported by Greek columns and the bell tower with a light green bronze dome stand out from the rest. The magnificent imposing manner and exquisite structure make it a classic in the architectural history of Finland and a landmark of the city of Helsinki. Most of the pictures I saw before
were in winter, when snow covered the square in front of the church, and warm lights came on, making the whole church a holy place. In the heart of the old stoned senate square stands a bronze statue of czar Alexander ii, built in 1894 to commemorate the extensive autonomy he granted Finland.
cathedral is the senate square, flanked by the cabinet building and the university of Helsinki on the east and west, and not far to the south are the presidential palace, the Supreme Court and the city hall.
from senate square to Helsinki cathedral, only a hundred stone steps are needed, but it is these hundred steps that show the difference between the church and the world.
road is the other end of the open-air market.
market square is not a fixed market in particular, it will be as the change of the weather, changing the scale in the sunny days, there will be a lot of vendors here orderly build a small shed, selling the flowers and plants, homemade food, general supplies, handicrafts and so on, full of amorous feelings of life, Finland, although the Nordic stomach-turning prices high, but in the market square, still can let every guest here is a “hand chop” addiction, whether you are buying souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing, or in after traveling around the Helsinki rest a nap or eat here, This is definitely the perfect stop for a trip to Helsinki! The Kauppatori (or market Square)
is centered on this sculpture and is a central Square on Helsinki’s waterfront. It is also one of Helsinki’s most famous markets and tourist attractions. It faces the Baltic sea, and in the center of the square stands a monument to czar Alexander.
as a standard marketer, every time you visit a new country, you can expect to stumble upon one of the most distinctive local markets and find the most distinctive souvenirs there. Finland is the only Nordic country to join the euro (the others continue to use the “krone”, the Danish krone, the Swedish krone and the Norwegian krone).
busy streets are full of stalls selling things. But finns tend to be very formal, including most of the stall owners, who tend to be very serious.
baby antlers are very special, they are made into a bottle opener or wine bottle stopper, very creative.
handmade FINLAND is carved by the boss with a knife, isn’t this souvenir super special?
the small wooden cup is also a distinctive choice compared to the small antlers.
but shopping here but should be well prepared, because here most of the goods are made by hand, and this is the high price of northern Europe, let everything valuable, such as pure handmade Finland above the knife, the handle is the whale bone, the scabbard is seal skin, price… It’s all about 100 euros!
small antlers made red wine bottle stopper and key chain, very lovely.
here a variety of exquisite handmade jewelry let every girl can not walk
does not have two pairs of earrings
all kinds of cute fridge stickers are even more fascinating, bearded Viking ~
and a moment of deer horn mural design ~ guess which I bought 🙂
moving on, is the fruit stall ~
all kinds of berries here are very fresh, sold by volume (liter).
big box is one liter, small box is 1/2 liter, the price of 10 euro a liter is still very good compared with domestic price.
love to eat blueberries I can not restrain the heart of joy…
integrated platters, the berries here are not washed, people buy them and eat them while walking.
here is especially suitable for leisure stroll, take a stroll dada, full of life breath, showing the one side of the feeling of the countryside, walk here will feel very happy.
busy business activities will make your trip full of passion and vitality.
hat plus scarf, fur products here are good quality, but also expensive, and most shops don’t welcome cameras… No more shots.
the August market is for herring. Every fishmongers calls out their herring and sells it as they make it. The air is filled with the smell of the sea. & have spent In summer, many tents will be set up in the market, serving as temporary cafes where you can sit in the sun, drink coffee or taste delicious fish and blend in comfortably with the Finnish people’s comfortable life.
find a place to sit down and each fish chose, herring and salmon fish and a don’t know, plus mini potato ~
Finnish salmon fish soup
do not want to eat here can also pack fresh fish home to make oh!
after looking at it for a while, I found that most of the customers would ask the restaurant for help to cut the salmon into cubes, just like the one on the picture, I think, for the salmon soup I just had!
a knife and a fork, under the clever hands of the shopkeeper, evenly sized salmon pieces in an instant cut.
eat and drink and walk along the dock. There are also many online descriptions of the open-air market, which is called fisherman’s market because of the boats moored, the seagulls flying, and the various products of vendors.
east orthodox cathedral of usbezki across the sea
stroll in the streets of Helsinki, full of Nordic inherent simplicity and bright. On the main street in the center of the city, the garden in the middle of the street is full of flowers, and the buildings on both sides are unique in style. Buildings are mostly white or pale solid, like a virgin lying quietly by the water. No wonder Helsinki is also known as the “daughter of the Baltic sea”.
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