Top Choice Design in City Centre and Kamppi


If you only have time to visit one design store in Helsinki, this 2016-opened emporium is a brilliant bet, showcasing the works of Finnish designers in fashion, jewellery and accessories including umbrellas, furnitu…
Design in Punavuori & Ullanlinna


A standout in Helsinki's design district, this hybrid design shop/gallery has rotating exhibitions from Finnish-based artists and designers including traditional woodcarver Aimo Katajamäki, ceramicist Kristina Riska…
Food in Kauppatori & Katajanokka

Sweet Story

Handmade caramels, liquorices (including a traditional Finnish variety with tar) and a rainbow of boiled sweets at this fantasyland are all organic and free from gluten, lactose and artificial colours and preservati…
Glass in Helsinki


Arabia refers to a whole district where the legendary Finnish ceramics company has manufactured its products since 1873. The complex includes an upmarket design mall, with several intriguing shops, including a large…
Clothing in City Centre and Kamppi


Finland’s most celebrated designer fabrics, including warm florals and new designs, are available here as shirts, dresses, bags, sheets and almost every other possible application.
Department Store in City Centre and Kamppi


Helsinki’s ‘everything store’ does a good line of Finnish souvenirs and Sámi handicrafts, as well as textiles, jewellery, clothes and lots more. Export service.
Books in City Centre and Kamppi

Akateeminen Kirjakauppa

Finland’s biggest bookshop, with a huge travel section, maps, Finnish literature and an impressively large English section including magazines and newspapers.
Design in Punavuori & Ullanlinna


Originally founded by Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino, this homewares, glassware and furniture store maintains the simple design principle of its founders.
in Punavuori & Ullanlinna


The Kauppahalli was built in 1889 and remains one of the country’s best with good snacks and produce.
Toys in City Centre and Kamppi

Moomin Shop

All things Moomin, including books in English and Finnish. There's also a branch at the airport.