Department Store in Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz

Galeria Kaufhof

A full makeover by the late Josef Paul Kleihues turned this former GDR-era department store into a glitzy retail cube, complete with a glass-domed light court and a sleek travertine skin that glows green at night. T…
Fashion & Accessories in Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz

IC! Berlin

The flagship store of this Berlin-based but internationally famous eyewear maker stocks more than 500 featherweight frames with their signature klutz-proof, screwless hinges. If needed, there's an optician onsite to…
Mall in Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz


Power shoppers love this XXL mall, which cuts a rose-hued presence near Alexanderplatz and features the predictable range of high-street retailers. Good food court for a bite on the run.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz


It may look like any other tacky souvenir shop but the big difference is that most items sold here are actually 'made in Berlin', usually by small, artisanal producers. The assortment changes but may include an espr…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz

Ampelmann Berlin

It took a vociferous grass-roots campaign to save the little Ampelmann, the endearing fellow on East German pedestrian traffic lights. Now the beloved cult figure and global brand graces an entire store's worth of T…