Kuopio Market Hall

Kuopio, Finland

The Market Hall has been selling local and imported products since 1902. The Art Nouveau style Market Hall building is one of the most precious buildings in Kuopio, and inside there are around 30 stalls. The building was designed by Johan Victor Strömberg and it was expanded in 1914.


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Kauppakatu 45, Kuopio, Finland
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Founded: 1902
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)


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Juha Tuomi (13 months ago)
Must visit when you're near market square. There is small shops and cafes.
Arindam Ghosh (2 years ago)
Beautiful yellow building right at the city centre that is among the icon that potrays Kuopio. Inside you get some fresh local food besides several other stiff as well.
Kekkonen (3 years ago)
A wide SELECTION delicacy and souvenirs. Check the Rosebud Book store. Lgbt+ friendly.
Kekkonen (3 years ago)
A wide SELECTION delicacy and souvenirs. Check the Rosebud Book store. Lgbt+ friendly.
Sampo Pohjola (3 years ago)
Ok, Nice food shops
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