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Top Choice Market in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

Markthalle Neun

This delightful 1891 market hall with its iron-beam-supported ceiling was saved by dedicated locals in 2009. On market days, local and regional producers present their wares, while on Street Food Thursday a couple o…
Top Choice Perfume in Historic Mitte

Frau Tonis Parfum

Follow your nose to this scent-sational made-in-Berlin perfume boutique, where a 'scent test' reveals if you're the floral, fruity, woody or oriental type to help you choose a matching fragrance. Bestsellers include…
Top Choice Books in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

Another Country

Run by the eccentric Sophie Raphaeline, this nonprofit boho outfit is really more a library and (countercultural) salon than a bookshop. Pick a tome from around 20,000 used English-language books – classic lit to sc…
Top Choice Department Store in Schöneberg

KaDeWe

Continental Europe's largest department store has been going strong since 1907 and boasts an assortment so vast that a pirate-style campaign is the best way to plunder its bounty. If pushed for time, at least hurry …
Top Choice Books in Historic Mitte

Dussmann – Das Kulturkaufhaus

It’s easy to lose track of time in this cultural playground with wall-to-wall books (including an extensive English section), DVDs and CDs, leaving no genre unaccounted for. Bonus points for the downstairs cafe, the…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

VooStore

Kreuzberg’s first concept store opened in an old backyard locksmith shop off gritty Oranienstrasse, stocking style-forward designer threads and accessories by such crave-worthy labels as Acne Studios, Soulland, Henr…
Top Choice Homewares in City West & Charlottenburg

Manufactum

Long before sustainable became a buzzword, this shop (the brainchild of a German Green Party member) stocked traditionally made quality products from around the world, many of which have stood the test of time. Cool…
Top Choice Homewares in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

Hallesches Haus

IKEA graduates with a mod penchant will go ga-ga at this pretty pad packed with stylish whimsies for the home. Even day-to-day items get a zany twist in this airy space converted from an old post office. The in-stor…
Top Choice Market in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

Türkischer Markt

At this lively canal-side market thrifty hipsters mix it up with Turkish-Germans and pram-pushing mums. Stock up on olives, creamy cheese spreads, crusty flatbreads and mountains of fruit and vegetables, all at barg…
Top Choice Food in Scheunenviertel

Bonbonmacherei

The aroma of peppermint and liquorice wafts through this old-fashioned basement candy kitchen whose owners use antique equipment and time-tested and modern recipes to churn out such souvenir-worthy treats as their s…