Best Places to go Shopping in Berlin

Shopping in Berlin

Berlin offers one of the greatest shopping experiences in the world with a diverse range from Luxury to Flea markets in terms of shopping escapades. Though online shopping is a convenience almost everywhere now, but sometimes finding an interesting piece at a flea bargain is a better deal than coupons!

Here is a consolidation of the most popular destinations offering everything from clothing, art to furniture and christmas decorations for shopping in Berlin.

Mall of Berlin

The mall has almost all popular brands such as H&M, MAC, Calvin Klein, Adidas, Armani Exchange, Gap, Esprit, Fossil, GANT, GUESS USA, Hollister, Hunkemoller, Jack & Jones, Levi’s, Lacoste, Mango, Muji, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Tailor, Zara and more.

It also has a wide variety of Berlin’s top premium brands including big players such as Sportscheck and Wormland Store, both of which extend over three complete floors.

You will also find popular fast food chains such as McDonalds, KFC and Pizza Hut here.

Mall of Berlin

Along with these stores utility services such as daily needs stores Aldi, Edeka and DM drugstore are available for every day shopping.

There’s a pharmacy – Leipziger Platz open every day until 8 p.m. which can be found directly at the piazza entrance in the direction of Leipziger Straße.

Mr. Souvenir – is the souvenir shop for every visitor to Berlin. But it is very useful for local Berliners as well, as the store offers tickets for various local attractions in advance – from Madame Tussauds to Sea Life, Legoland and Body Worlds to the GDR Museum. Something for all!

Side Note: This place has partnered with stores for Tax free shopping for tourists! International travellers, who live outside the EU have the option of having German VAT reimbursed by acceptance partners with almost all major international chains!

The Mall is located at Leipziger Straße 12, 10117 Berlin.

Bikini Berlin

The concept does not include large chain stores and instead, you will find a lot of stores and shops which have not yet shown a wide presence in Berlin or even in Germany. You will find everything from high-quality fashion and shoes here to modern design.

The Bikini Haus is a listed ensemble of buildings from the 1950s. It gets its name from its unusual architecture with an open colonnade in the middle.

It is located at Budapester Str. 38-50, 10787 Berlin, Germany.

Bikini Berlin


Kurfürstendamm is Berlin’s most famous and popular shopping boulevard. It is home to the flagship boutiques of the most luxurious fashion houses such as Hermès, Valentino, Chanel, Versace, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Burberry, and Gucci.

It is also home to “KaDeWe” (Kaufhaus des Westens – the ‘Department Store of the West’), the best-known department store in Germany. It is the largest sales store on the European continent. First opened in 1907, this store offers an attractive mixture of upmarket and luxury goods.


Store Opening hours:

  • Monday to Thursday 10:00 – 20:00
  • Friday 10:00 – 21:00
  • Saturday 9:30 – 20:00

Flea Market shopping in Berlin

If you’re looking to thrift shop or want some antiquities, Berlin’s flea markets offer a great shopping experience. You can freely browse through an endless range of items – from furniture to clothing and antiques – and enjoy the pleasure of getting a great deal while having some amazing street food from the market.

Some of the well-known flea markets in Berlin are:

The Berlin flea market is one of the most famous antique markets in Berlin, offering nearly everything from second-hand items and handicraft to art and design objects. All you need are top notch bargaining skills to bag some interesting pieces with a cool background story!

Opening hours:

  • Saturday 10am–5pm
  • Sunday 10am–5pm

The market has over 120 antique dealers offer furniture, art, design items and books. Everything from furniture to art to war memorabilia is available at this Sunday antique market. Additionally it offers, many fast food restaurants, with German, Asian and Turkish cuisine. It is the ‘nostalgic’ feels market where you can find old postcards, books, cutlery and many modern stuff like fridge magnets featuring old East German propaganda graphic motives.

Opening hours:

Sunday 9am–4pm

Every second Sunday of the month, Prinzessinnengärtenin Kreuzberg turns into a flea market for design lovers of second-hand items, art, clothes and music.

Opening hours:

Sunday 10 am– 5 pm

Located at the historic Arminius indoor market in the Berlin-Moabit neighbourhood, Artminius21 is a great place to discover art, handicraft, design products and beautiful textiles.

This is a Christmas market to let you find gifts and decorations from about two Saturdays before Christmas. Merry Shopping!

Opening hours:

Saturdays 10 am – 5 pm

The art market at Zeughaus near Museum Island offers Artwork at affordable prices. The market offers a bohemian vibe with live demonstrations by local artists. Every weekend, the market is a popular spot for tourists and locals.

Opening hours:

  • Saturday 11am–5pm
  • Sunday 11am–5pm

Hospitals and Clinics in Berlin for expats

hospitals and clinics in berlin

If you’re not comfortable with German so much to explain, you can simply switch to practitioners who could communicate in your language.

Doctena is a website which lets you find doctors of any specialty based on the language you prefer and book an appointment! There are other websites too such as Docinsider, which shares information about local doctors and medical centers in Berlin and also other German cities.

The Top Hospitals and clinics in Berlin that offer assistance in multiple languages such as English, Russian, Arabic, or French are:

HELIOS Kliniken Berlin-Buch  

The Helios Clinic Berlin-Buch is one of the largest clinics in Berlin with a capacity of more than 1000 beds arranged in about 30 clinics, centers and institutes. Because of intertwined Outpatient care and inpatient care and close cooperation the patient has access to all aspects of comprehensive medical care in one location.

  • Address: Schwanebecker Chaussee 50, 13125 Berlin.
  • Telephone number: +49 30 94010


  • About 20 Kms away from Berlin City Center
  • S-Bahn line – S2
  • Bus route – 893

Immanuel Hospital

The Immanuel Hospital Berlin is an acute clinic that is situated in two locations: at the Berlin-Wannsee location with a focus on rheumatic orthopedics, rheumatology and naturopathy, and at the Berlin-Buch location with a focus on rheumatology.

Berlin-Wannsee Location

  • Address: Königstraße 63, 14109 Berlin
  • Telephone number: Wannsee: +49 30 80505-0


  • About 23 Kms away from Berlin City Center
  • S-Bahn line – S1, S7
  • Bus Routes –114, 118, 218, 316, 318, N 16
  • Bus stop “Am Kleinen Wannsee”

Berlin-Buch Location

  • Address: Lindenberger Weg 19, 13125 Berlin-Buch
  • Telephone Number – 030 94792-0


  • S-Bahn station  – Berlin Buch S2
  • Bus Route – 150, 158 (stop “Alt-Buch / Wiltbergstraße”)
  • Bus Route – 259, 353 (stop “Lindenberger Weg”)
  • Bus Route – 893 (stop “Schwanebecker Chaussee”)

St Hedwig Hospital

It is one of the most popular general hospitals in Berlin.

  • Address: Große Hamburger Str. 5-11, 10115 Berlin
  • Telephone number: (030) 2311-0
  • Emergency room number: (030) 2311-2267


  • Approximately 4 Kms from Berlin City Center
  • S-Bahn line – S1, S2, S3, S5, S7
  • Bus Route – 100, 142, 245

Charité Clinical Center

The Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin is one of Europe’s largest university hospitals, affiliated with Humboldt University and Free University Berlin.

  • Address: Charitéplatz1 1, 10117 Berlin
  • Telephone number: +49 30 450-50


  • Situated in the Berlin City Centre
  • S Bahn – S1, S25, S5, S9
  • Bus Route – 120, 142, 245, M85

Alexianer St. Joseph Hospital Berlin-Weißensee

The Hospital is renowned in the Pankow care district for psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatics with its affiliated departments and highly specialized day clinics. This hospital also has a neurology clinic specializing in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis.

  • Address: Gartenstrasse 1, 13088 Berlin
  • Telephone: (030) 927- 900, (030) 92790- 700


  • Approximately 9 Kms away from Berlin City Centre
  • Bus Route: 142, 255, 259 Weißer See
  • S Bahn: S41 , S42 , S8, S85  
  • Tram: M4
  • Station: Greifswalder Straße

DRK Clinics Berlin

This clinic in Berlin has a central emergency department open to all patients around the clock. In addition to basic care at a high level with numerous specialist areas, there are several medical competence centers.

City Center Location

  • Address: DRK clinics Berlin Mitte |Drontheimer Str. 39 – 40, 13359 Berlin
  • Telephone: (030) 3035 – 6000


  • Situated in the City Center
  • Underground lines: U9 and U8
  • Tram Line: M13
  • Bus Routes: 255, 150 (stop right in front of the hospital at the Drontheimer Straße stop)

Westend Location

  • Address: DRK clinics Berlin Westend |Spandauer Damm 130, 14050 Berlin
  • Telephone: (030) 3035 – 0


  • Bus Route: M45 (stops directly in front of the hospital at the DRK-Krankenhaus Westend stop)
  • S Bahn: S41, S42, S46

Evangelical Elisabeth Clinic

It combines Christian charity with medical progress and attach just as much importance to human care as to the highest quality standards. As a house of basic and standard care with 150 beds, the hospital offers you modern, top-quality medicine in the heart of Berlin.

  • Address: Lützowstrasse 26, 10785 Berlin
  • Telephone: 030 2506-1


  • Situated in the Berlin City Centre
  • Bus Route: M29 to the Lützowplatz stop
  • Bus Route: M48 to the bus stop Lützowstraße / corner Potsdamer Straße
  • Bus Route: M85 to the bus stop Lützowstraße / corner Potsdamer Straße (goes via Berlin Hauptbahnhof)
  • Underground line: U1 to Kurfürstenstraße, approx. 5 minutes on foot or bus M48, M85
  • Underground line: U2 to Bülowstraße, approx. 7 minutes walk or bus M48, M85
  • S Bahn: S1, S2, S25, S26 to Potsdamer Platz, approx. 10 minutes on foot

For detailed route guides from your place to specific places you can use several apps like moovit to get the best applicable route and transportation.

Covid-19 Visiting Regulations for Hospitals and clinics in Berlin: According to the current Infection Protection Ordinance of the State of Berlin, every person is required to keep physical social contact with other people as low as possible. Due to the high proportion of immunosuppressed patients and to protect all patients and employees, you are advised to limit visits to the hospital as much as possible or avoid them.

Please coordinate this with the nursing staff at your ward. In principle, it is desirable if the visit is received in front of the hospital building to keep a distance. When entering the hospital, mouth and nose protection must be worn and the hospital’s hygiene rules must be observed.