Sámi Siida – Márkanbáiki
”The best part is getting to hang out with the reindeer – they are so cute! A great experience for anyone visiting the area”
– Rachael, 2018
Márkanbáiki is an easily accessible, vibrant meeting place in Jukkasjärvi for day visitors who want to engage their senses to experience Sápmi.
Get up close and personal with reindeer, stroll through the outdoor exhibition area and try traditional Sámi food in charming Café Sápmi.
As a reminder of your visit you surely find some special item in our on-site handicraft shop.
Winter opening hours
Open daily, 4 November 2019 – 29 March 2020.
10.00 – 17.00: 4 Nov 2019 – 29 March 2020 (24 Dec open until 13.00)
Café Sápmi & guided tour
Coffee/pastries: 10.00 – 17.00
Lunch serving: 10.00 – 17.00.
Guided tour “Dálveguossi” for drop-visitors: appr 30-45 min
The guided tour for drop-in visitors, and as such the gathering of several people as a group, is closed from March 16th as a measure to minimise the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Get up close and personal with reindeer
Learn more about the Sámi culture
Join the guided tour
Order and taste traditional Sámi food in Café Sápmi
Play in the exhibition area
Look at and shop some amazing local arts and craft
Address: Marknadsvägen 2 in SE – 981 91 Jukkasjärvi
Directions: Next to Jukkasjärvi church and in 900 meter from Icehotel. 15 km from Kiruna Airport and 20 km from central Kiruna.
Local bus #501 (bus stop Jukkasjärvi Kyrkan)