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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 Food in Lübeck

Niederegger

Lübeck’s mecca for marzipan lovers, the almond confectionery from Arabia, which has been made locally for centuries. Even if you’re not buying, the shop’s elaborate seasonal displays are a feast for the eyes. In its…
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 Sports & Outdoors in Altstadt & Residenz

Globetrotter

Munich's premier outdoors and travel stockist is worth a browse even if you've never pulled on a pair of hiking boots. The basement boasts a lake for testing out kayaks and there's a travel agent and even a branch o…
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 Wine in Cochem

VinoForum

Barrels are suspended from the ceiling at this ultra-contemporary vinothek. Taste and buy exceptional wines made from grapes grown on the hillside behind and in the surrounding area, and look out for events, such as…
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 Arts & Crafts in Altona & Elbmeile

Atelier Nigoh

Original prints and postcards, many of which are pop-art originals and signed by the artist, Nina Hasselluhn herself, are worth browsing through at this lovely small studio. We especially like the silhouette pieces …
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…