Hietalahti, Helsinki

Hietalahti (Swedish: Sandviken) is the southernmost section of the Kamppi neighborhood the city of Helsinki, Finland. A notable feature is the Hietalahti shipyard.[1]

Hietalahti from on top of the Verkkokauppa.com building

Hietalahti's borders are the seaside, Mechelininkatu, Ruoholahdenkatu, Albertinkatu, Bulevardi. It is located between Ruoholahti and Jätkäsaari to the West, the rest of Kamppi to the North, and Punavuori to the East.

Hietalahti's main attractions include Helsinki's most popular flea market,[2] the Hietalahti food market, a luxurious hotel and a couple of seafood-themed restaurants.[3] The Helsinki International Bible Center and a Hare Krishna organisation are also located in the area. The outdoor sculpture Olo n:o 22 can be found around the harbour basin.[4]

Hietalahti basin

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Bulevardi: where contrasting worlds of design come together". Helsinki Boulevard. Retrieved 24 June 2020.
  2. ^ "The Story of the Hall". Hietalahden Kauppahalli. Retrieved 24 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Hietalahdenranta". Helsinki.fi. Retrieved 24 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Olo n:o 22". HAM Helsinki. Retrieved 24 June 2020.

Coordinates: 60°9′45″N 24°55′45″E / 60.16250°N 24.92917°E / 60.16250; 24.92917