Berlin Shopping Areas
Berlin is unique for shopping; this city offers a range of places for shopping dispersed around the city however there are special zones and most visited for shopping are considered as Shopping areas; where prices are very moderate compared to other European cities:
Kurfürstendamm and Tauentzienstraße
Kurfürstendamm and Tauentzienstraße are shopping paradises, firstly is Kurfürstendamm, one of the most famous avenues in Berlin and then follow Tauentzienstraße, the majoy shopping area in the western part of Berlin, famous for the sculpture entitled Berlin.
- Around the Kurfürstendamm
Kurfürstendamm (known as Ku'damm commonly), it's also known as the Champs-Elysees of Berlin because it's full of shops, and restaurants, fashion stores, manufacturer's show rooms, designer boutiques including mainstream: Nike, Adidas, Zara and others.
Friedrichstraße is a district famous for boast most of the elegant shops and boutiques, including department stores; you'll find costumes from the Opera house, souvenir shops and other affordable items from other shops.
- Wilmersdorfer Straße
Wilmersdorfer Straße considered the oldest shopping street; it was destroyed in World War II and rebuilt in the 1970's. You’ll find all kinds of shops right next to each other.
Website: Wilmersdorfer Straße
- Hackescher Markt/Spandauer Vorstadt
Hackescher Markt is a great place for visiting and shopping. It's a magnet for people looking for smaller shops full of energy and creativity; you'll also find cafes and bars besides shops.
Website: Hackescher Markt / Spandauer Vorstadt
This area hosts The Shopping mall ALEXA, THE Rathaus passages and the department store Galeria. Alexanderplatz represents a unique shopping experience for locals and foreign people due to its atmosphere and great establishments.
Nikolaiviertel (Nicolai Quarter) is a reconstructed historical district in Berlin, 5 minutes far from Alexanderplatz. This quarter offers different attractions from museums to churches and several shops of souvenirs in buildings with an atmosphere from other era.
Schlossstraße is a must for shoppers; the main shopping centers are Forum Steglitz and Das Schloss and you'll also find other smaller boutiques diversified and distributed in this popular zone.
- Schönhauser Allee
Schönhauser Allee is located in Prenzlauer Berg district around and above the Schönhauser Allee S-Bahn station. It's most important attraction is the Schönhauser Allee Arcaden, a shopping centre besides the station. You’ll see other smaller shops and entertainment venues.
- Old Town of Spandau
Old Town of Spandau is popular for its medieval flair and the slogan: seek and ye shall find; you'll find many special stores and supermarkets and even a weekly market with fresh fruit and vegetables. If you visit this shopping area you'll find a combination of good infrastructure, green environment, a prosperous local economy and recreation activities for all family.
Shopping in Berlin