Market Square

Local nameKauppatori
LocationHelsinki, Finland

The Market Square is a central square in Helsinki, Finland, and one of the most famous tourist attractions in the city.

The Market Square is located in central Helsinki, at the eastern end of Esplanadi and bordering the Baltic Sea to the south and Katajanokka to the east. HSL maintains a year-round ferry link from Market Square to Suomenlinna, and in the summer there are also private companies providing ferry cruises, both to Suomenlinna and to other nearby islands.

The Presidential Palace and Helsinki City Hall overlook Market Square.

Tags PedestrianMarketSightSquare
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Shore Excursion: Best of Helsinki Group Tour from 75 USD

Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 8 am - 4 pm
During the summer season also Sundays: 10 am - 5 pm

More information and contact


Coordinates 60°10'2.938" N 24°57'12.955" E

Tours and activities: Market Square

Shore Excursion: Best of Helsinki Group Tour

from 75 USD

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