Posts Tagged: Market Square

Herring, herring, herring – and some salmon soup

Helsinki Baltic Herring Market 2015 is here! The city’s oldest ongoing event has got some new groove this year. There is a big festival tent were is organized program for kids, for herring lovers and even for those who just

Herring, herring, herring – and some salmon soup

Helsinki Baltic Herring Market 2015 is here! The city’s oldest ongoing event has got some new groove this year. There is a big festival tent were is organized program for kids, for herring lovers and even for those who just

Hotel Manta of Helsinki – bronze lady in bed

Havis Amanda, the beloved statue and symbol of Helsinki is playing hide and seek. It is hidden into a hotel room for a couple of months until 12th of October 2014. This temporary one room hotel called Hotel Manta of Helsinki

Hotel Manta of Helsinki – bronze lady in bed

Havis Amanda, the beloved statue and symbol of Helsinki is playing hide and seek. It is hidden into a hotel room for a couple of months until 12th of October 2014. This temporary one room hotel called Hotel Manta of Helsinki

Around and round you’re turning me – Helsinki Sky Wheel

There is a new landmark in Helsinki: a 40 meter high Finnair Sky Wheel! It was opened to public this spring and offers truly great (but rather blue) views. It is located at Katajanokka right next to the Market Square so from the

Around and round you’re turning me – Helsinki Sky Wheel

There is a new landmark in Helsinki: a 40 meter high Finnair Sky Wheel! It was opened to public this spring and offers truly great (but rather blue) views. It is located at Katajanokka right next to the Market Square so from the

Streat Helsinki fills the streets

For two days the Tori Quarters and the Market Square were turned into a venue for Streat Helsinki street food festival organised for the very first time in March 20 and 21, 2014. Also our caravan (two buggies) head to

Streat Helsinki fills the streets

For two days the Tori Quarters and the Market Square were turned into a venue for Streat Helsinki street food festival organised for the very first time in March 20 and 21, 2014. Also our caravan (two buggies) head to

Herrings are here!

Helsinki’s oldest annual event is the Baltic Herring Fair organised since 1743. I have visited the fair as long as I can remember and every single year I buy at least garlic herring and sweet dark bread. As a child,

Herrings are here!

Helsinki’s oldest annual event is the Baltic Herring Fair organised since 1743. I have visited the fair as long as I can remember and every single year I buy at least garlic herring and sweet dark bread. As a child,

Ferry across the ice

Since 1952 this ferry has been running between Helsinki Market square and Suomenlinna maritime fortress. The ferry goes even during the coldest months when the Baltic sea freezes. I love the ride – the views and the sound of crushing

Ferry across the ice

Since 1952 this ferry has been running between Helsinki Market square and Suomenlinna maritime fortress. The ferry goes even during the coldest months when the Baltic sea freezes. I love the ride – the views and the sound of crushing

Market Square: history, herrings and handicrafts

Helsinki’s market square has long roots – it has been in the same place ever since 1818, when it left Senate’s square. Also the oldest annual event in Helsinki – Silakkamarkkinat, the herring market – organized every October since 1740s

Market Square: history, herrings and handicrafts

Helsinki’s market square has long roots – it has been in the same place ever since 1818, when it left Senate’s square. Also the oldest annual event in Helsinki – Silakkamarkkinat, the herring market – organized every October since 1740s