Berlin offers one of the greatest shopping experiences in the world with a diverse range from Luxury to Flea markets in terms of shopping escapades. Though online shopping is a convenience almost everywhere now, but sometimes finding an interesting piece at a flea bargain is a better deal than coupons!
Here is a consolidation of the most popular destinations offering everything from clothing, art to furniture and christmas decorations for shopping in Berlin.
Mall of Berlin
The mall has almost all popular brands such as H&M, MAC, Calvin Klein, Adidas, Armani Exchange, Gap, Esprit, Fossil, GANT, GUESS USA, Hollister, Hunkemoller, Jack & Jones, Levi’s, Lacoste, Mango, Muji, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Tailor, Zara and more.
It also has a wide variety of Berlin’s top premium brands including big players such as Sportscheck and Wormland Store, both of which extend over three complete floors.
You will also find popular fast food chains such as McDonalds, KFC and Pizza Hut here.
Along with these stores utility services such as daily needs stores Aldi, Edeka and DM drugstore are available for every day shopping.
There’s a pharmacy – Leipziger Platz open every day until 8 p.m. which can be found directly at the piazza entrance in the direction of Leipziger Straße.
Mr. Souvenir – is the souvenir shop for every visitor to Berlin. But it is very useful for local Berliners as well, as the store offers tickets for various local attractions in advance – from Madame Tussauds to Sea Life, Legoland and Body Worlds to the GDR Museum. Something for all!
Side Note: This place has partnered with stores for Tax free shopping for tourists! International travellers, who live outside the EU have the option of having German VAT reimbursed by acceptance partners with almost all major international chains!
The Mall is located at Leipziger Straße 12, 10117 Berlin.
The concept does not include large chain stores and instead, you will find a lot of stores and shops which have not yet shown a wide presence in Berlin or even in Germany. You will find everything from high-quality fashion and shoes here to modern design.
The Bikini Haus is a listed ensemble of buildings from the 1950s. It gets its name from its unusual architecture with an open colonnade in the middle.
It is located at Budapester Str. 38-50, 10787 Berlin, Germany.
Kurfürstendamm is Berlin’s most famous and popular shopping boulevard. It is home to the flagship boutiques of the most luxurious fashion houses such as Hermès, Valentino, Chanel, Versace, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Burberry, and Gucci.
It is also home to “KaDeWe” (Kaufhaus des Westens – the ‘Department Store of the West’), the best-known department store in Germany. It is the largest sales store on the European continent. First opened in 1907, this store offers an attractive mixture of upmarket and luxury goods.
Store Opening hours:
- Monday to Thursday 10:00 – 20:00
- Friday 10:00 – 21:00
- Saturday 9:30 – 20:00
Flea Market shopping in Berlin
If you’re looking to thrift shop or want some antiquities, Berlin’s flea markets offer a great shopping experience. You can freely browse through an endless range of items – from furniture to clothing and antiques – and enjoy the pleasure of getting a great deal while having some amazing street food from the market.
Some of the well-known flea markets in Berlin are:
- The Berlin Flea Market at Straße des 17. Juni, Charlottenburg-District
The Berlin flea market is one of the most famous antique markets in Berlin, offering nearly everything from second-hand items and handicraft to art and design objects. All you need are top notch bargaining skills to bag some interesting pieces with a cool background story!
- Saturday 10am–5pm
- Sunday 10am–5pm
- Antique Market at Ostbahnhof station, Friedrichshain District
The market has over 120 antique dealers offer furniture, art, design items and books. Everything from furniture to art to war memorabilia is available at this Sunday antique market. Additionally it offers, many fast food restaurants, with German, Asian and Turkish cuisine. It is the ‘nostalgic’ feels market where you can find old postcards, books, cutlery and many modern stuff like fridge magnets featuring old East German propaganda graphic motives.
- Kreuzboerg Flowmarkt, Kreuzberg District
Every second Sunday of the month, Prinzessinnengärtenin Kreuzberg turns into a flea market for design lovers of second-hand items, art, clothes and music.
Sunday 10 am– 5 pm
- ArTminius21 Design Market at Arminiusstrasse 2-4, 10551 Berlin-Mitte
Located at the historic Arminius indoor market in the Berlin-Moabit neighbourhood, Artminius21 is a great place to discover art, handicraft, design products and beautiful textiles.
This is a Christmas market to let you find gifts and decorations from about two Saturdays before Christmas. Merry Shopping!
Saturdays 10 am – 5 pm
- The Berlin Art Market by the Zeughaus, Mitte-District
The art market at Zeughaus near Museum Island offers Artwork at affordable prices. The market offers a bohemian vibe with live demonstrations by local artists. Every weekend, the market is a popular spot for tourists and locals.
- Saturday 11am–5pm
- Sunday 11am–5pm