Shopping & food


 In Joensuu you can find many different kinds of stores and boutiques. Main street is called Kauppakatu where you can find most of these stores including Joensuu’s biggest mall called Iso Myy. When strolling down Kauppakatu you can find pretty much everything you need from smaller boutiques to bigger supermarkets.

Grocery stores are usually open between 7 am and 9 pm and smaller stores where they sell
clothes, shoes etc. are open from 9 or 10 am to 5 pm. Opening hours can vary.

There are also many restaurants in Joensuu. Some of them offer Italian, tex-mex, chinese or some other ethnic food.  You can also find some restaurants that offer traditional Finnish meals. Most of these restaurants are also located in the city centre.