Berlin’s best shopping spots

Europa-Center Berlin Michael Francis McCarthy/Flickr

Europa-Center Berlin ©Michael Francis McCarthy/Flickr

Is Berlin your next holiday destination? In case you love shopping, I have good news for you: the German capital city is a shopping paradise. Besides the wonderful and unique visitor attractions, Berlin has dozens of fantastic shopping spots on offer, including shopping malls, small souvenir shops, bargain stores, antique markets, luxurious designer shops and so on. I think I have already convinced you that you made the right choice when you decided to visit Berlin on your next vacation. All you need to do is to read the following guide. Below I will present you Berlin’s best shopping spots. I hope it will help you finding the ones which suite your preferences.

Europa-Center Berlin

As one of Berlin’s best shopping spots, the Europa-Center is a popular shopping mall situated on Breitscheidplatz, in Charlottenburg district. It is very popular among both local people and visitors partly due to its central position within the city. This huge building houses about 70 fantastic retail shops, restaurants, other types of shops and even the Hotel Palace. From bookshops to jewelleries, from fashion stores to travel agencies, you will find everything here. The mall is open non stop every day. You can check the opening hours of every shop on the mall’s website. (March 2013)

Europa-Center Berlin Michael Francis McCarthy/Flickr

Europa-Center Berlin ©Michael Francis McCarthy/Flickr

Potsdamer Platz Arkaden

Another popular and famous shopping spot in Berlin is the Potsdamer Platz Arkaden. Situated in the Mitte district, the huge shopping mall is a favorite for many local people and not only. The majority of shops are fashion stores, but you can find other types of shops and restaurants in the building, too. It is open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 until 21:00. (March 2013)

Potsdamer Platz Arkaden at Christmas onnola/Flickr

Potsdamer Platz Arkaden at Christmas ©onnola/Flickr

Alexa Shopping Mall

Also situated in the Mitte district, the Alexa Shopping Mall is a true shopping paradise. It includes about 180 fantastic shops, including bookshops, accessory shops, fashion stores, trade stores and others. Just like the previously mentioned shopping mall, it is also open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 until 21:00. (March 2013)

Wilmersdorfer Arcaden

The amazing Wilmersdorfer Arcaden is situated in the Charlottenburg district. It is a new shopping mall. The building house over 120 shops ranging from fashion stores to accessory shops. Besides, there are restaurants, hairdressers, ATMs and cafes in the mall, too. The mall is open from every day except Sunday, from 10:00 until 21:00. (March 2013)

KaDeWe Berlin

The KaDeWe’s full name is Kaufhaus des Westens. It is actually a luxury department store situated at the border of Schöneberg district and Charlottenburg district. The KaDeWe includes fantastic fashion stores, luxurious beauty rooms, hairdressers, a bureau de change, wedding and gift service, lounges and so on. It is open Monday to Thursday from 10:00 until 20:00, on Fridays from 10:00 until 21:00 and on Saturdays from 9:30 to 20:00. (March 2013)

KaDeWe, Berlin BenBenW/Flickr

KaDeWe, Berlin ©BenBenW/Flickr

 

 

 

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