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You’ll notice a number of walking tours marked on our printed map. Here, you can find supplementary information for these walks, including Google Map links.
Timings are just for the walking part, so add extra for refreshment stops, shopping, art or whatever floats your boat. There are plenty of benches along the way for some green gazing and people watching.
Along these routes, keep checking our map for points of interest. Then, you can either look them up in the print guide or here on this site, to discover the full depth of this incredible neighbourhood.
Time to plunge into Prenzlauer Berg (Wikipedia)!
Hip Walk (5km/3.1mi ≈60min net walking time)
Cozy Walk (4km/2.5mi ≈47min net walking time)
This is a walk right into the heart of P’berg, to Kollwitzstraße and the Platz with the same name patron (Wikipedia). They area is famous for its picturesque streets full of stores & cafes populated by notorious P’berg moms pushing their twin strollers. Take a rest on the Wasserturm hill.
Hidden Walk (5km/3.1mi ≈60min net walking time)
Have some extra time left over for “Ze Berg”, then walk some areas almost void of tourists. You will pass some stretches of unagitated scenery, but this allows you to see some serious socialist architecture in Ernst-Thälmann-Park and living conditions outside the in-crowd neighborhoods.
1. Ernst-Thälmann-Park — Socialist architecture park
2. Berliner Mauer Gedenkstätte — Berlin Wall memorial
OFF-MAP: Berlin Wall memorial
Visitor center Tue-Sun 10-18h, map B1
The famous Berlin Wall divided the city into two from 1961-1989. And this is the city’s central memorial to it, extending along 1.4 km of the former border and containing information about how Germany’s division played out. Follow Bernauer Str. for 550m (6 min) direction west from the map icon to get there.
Go to: Bernauer Str. 111
3. Gethsemanekirche — Church
4. Jüdischer Friedhof — Jewish cemetery
Mon-Thu 8-16h, Fri 7:30-13h, map B3
This Jewish cemetery dates back to 1827 and, undestroyed by the Nazis, remains an important landmark of the city’s rich Jewish history. Instead of flowers, the tradition is to lay small stones on the graves.
Go to: Schönhauser Allee 25
5. Kulturbrauerei — Industrialization age architecture
6. Synagoge Rykestraße — Synagogue
Tours: Thu 14-18h, Sun 11-16h, map A3
One of Europe’s largest synagogues offers stunning architecture and remarkable history. It was built in 1904, survived the Nazis, and was the only synagogue functioning in Communist East Berlin. Call ahead of time to arrange a visit.
Go to: Rykestr. 53
7. Wasserturm — Industrialization age architecture
8. Zionskirche — Church
Sun 12-17h with tower access, map B2
This church was the domain of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor and icon of resistance during fascist times. It still gives a positive viewpoint on the world, or at least Berlin, if you fancy climbing the tower on Sundays.
Go to: Invalidenstraße 4A
9. Flohmarkt Arkonaplatz — Park & flea market
Park & flea market
Sun 10-16h, map B1
Ten minutes’ walk from the Mauerpark madness, Flohmarkt Arkonaplatz is a smaller and more refined flea market. Expect quality furniture, accessories, clothing, vinyl and books — and plenty of refreshment in the surrounding cafés.
Go to: Arkonaplatz
10. Helmholtzplatz — Square & neighbourhood
Square & neighbourhood, map A3
Berlin is divided into mini-hoods called “kiez” (pronounced “keets”). And this one takes its name from the leafy square Helmholtzplatz at its heart. So be sure to explore its surrounding streets to experience the full package.
Call: No phone#
Go to: Helmholtzplatz
11. Öko-/Wochenmarkt Kollwitzplatz — Park & market
12. Leisepark — Park & old graveyard
Park & old graveyard
Mar-Oct 8-20h, Nov-Feb 8-17h, map B4
Even many locals don’t know about Leisepark, set in a former graveyard, which has the feel of an enchanted park from centuries past. Take a stroll and even sun yourself a while — if you don’t find it too creepy.
Call: No phone#
Go to: entrance opposite Heinrich-Roller-Str. 24
13. Mauerpark — Park & flea market
Park & flea market
Start Sun 15h, map A1
Thousands descend on Mauerpark every Sunday afternoon all year round for the famous flea market. Beyond 170 booths of clothes, furniture and more, find food, drink, live music, dancing, basketball — and a karaoke show.
Go to: entrance opposite Eberswalder Str. 104
14. Volkspark Friedrichshain — Large park
Off-map: Large park, map B4
This giant park might belong to Friedrichshain, but Volkspark Friedrichshain runs alongside southwest Pberg for easy access. It has a pond, tennis courts, a restaurant and a post-WWII rubble mountain. Follow Am Friedrichshain st. for 130m (2 min) direction east from the map icon.
Call: No phone#
Go to: off-map sight reached via a short walk following a street named ‘Prenzlauer Berg’ into ‘Am Friedrichshain’
15. Weinbergspark — Park
16. Bauen und Wohnen im Prenzlauer Berg um 1900 — Museum
Museum, entry 3€ (1,50€)
Thu-Tue 11-16:30h, map A3
Transport yourself to an authentic Prenzlauer Berg apartment from 1900 — in this evocative, interactive exhibition that functions as a time capsule. Info flyers in multiple languages are available on site.
Go to: Dunckerstraße 77
17. Ballhaus Ost — Dance theater
Dance theater, entry ca. 15€ (8€)
Program view site, map A2
An old, charming ballroom plays host to the experimental dance, theatrical and mixed-art performances space. Check first if the language is German, English or purely physical — and prepare to get avant-garde.
Go to: Pappelallee 15
18. Berlin on Bike — Bike tours & rental
Bike tours & rental,
Summer daily 8-20 Uhr, map A2
Limited time? Wanna go further? Join a regular guided tour in DE/NL/EN/FR (daily from March to November), book an individual tour, or stop by and rent a bike to roam by yourself. Very friendly people, and a great location.
Go to: Knaackstraße 97
19. Museum “Alltag in der DDR” — Museum
Museum, free entry
Daily 10-18h, Thu till 20h, Mon closed, map A2
Discover everyday life in the former DDR, the socialist Deutsche Demokratische Republik. The museum is located in “culture brewery” the Kulturbrauerei — a great spot in its own right. Don’t miss it!
Go to: Schönhauser Allee 36
20. Museum Pankow — Museum
Museum, free entry
Daily 10-18h (excl. holidays), map B3
Get some serious insights into the undoing of the DDR, the former socialist half of Germany. Experience the rich history of Prenzlauer Berg before, during and after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Go to: Prenzlauer Allee 227
21. Tchoban Foundation, Museum für Architekturzeichnung — Museum
Museum, entry 5€ (3€)
Mon-Fri 14-19h, Sat-Sun 13-17h, map B3
Itself an amazing piece of architecture, this museum is dedicated to architectural drawing, and preventing the art from being lost in an age of computer-generated design. Consider reserving for a guided tour of the entire building.
Go to: Christinenstraße 18a
22. Zeiss-Großplanetarium — Planetarium
23. BECYCLE / MY GOODNESS — Boutique fitness / organic café
Boutique fitness / organic café, free Wifi
Mon-Fri 7-19.30h, Sat 8.30-14h, Sun 10-14h, map B1
Get your double health fix here: try indoor cycling, barre, yoga or HIIT, then replenish yourself with delicious yet salutary dishes, smoothies, and more. Flexible class packages and an elegant setting provide all you need in one spot.
Read: Website BECYCLE Website MY GOODNESS
Go to: Brunnenstr. 24
24. Blaumond — Café & bistro
Café & bistro, free WifI,
Mon-Fri 8-18h, Sat 11-18h , map B4
East of Prenzlauer Allee is this dreamy street-café with homemade French pastries and savory dishes. Mostly local guests turn up for its relaxed vibes. Boot up with a breakfast, or unwind with a glass of wine or a cocktail.
Go to: Immanuelkirchstraße 3
25. Café Anna Blume — Café & bistro
Café & bistro,
Daily 8-22h, map A3
Famous for traditional German cake, this bustling spot is routinely crowned the queen of “torte”. But people also come for the abundant breakfast served on an étagère. This, as well as savory dishes, can be enjoyed on the terrace.
Go to: Kollwitzstraße 83
26. Café Fleury — Café & bistro
Café & bistro, free WifI,
Mon-Fri 8-22h, Sat/Sun/holiday 9-20h, map B1
Berlin life can be brash. So stop here for a French “savoir vivre” remedy. All-day breakfast is joined by quiches, croques, salads and soups from noon — plus delicious family-recipe tartes. Finish the day with a glass of wine or an apéritif.
Go to: Weinbergsweg 20
27. Café Neue Liebe — Café & bistro
Café & bistro, free WifI,
Wed-Mon 10-18h, map A3
This small, homelike, simply friendly place serves vegetarian and vegan sweet and savory dishes including a great breakfast. All goes down well on the peaceful, morning-sun street terrace. The vegan Belgian waffles are a must.
Go to: Rykestrasse 42
28. Early Birds — Italian gelateria & café
Italian gelateria & café, free WifI,
Daily 7-20h, Sat-Sun from 8h, map B4
Need your coffee at 7am? These Italian guys have got your back with their delicious house roast and a friendly smile no matter the hour. They also offer fantastic daily-made gelato and fresh pastries, like our beloved chocolate éclairs.
Go to: Winsstraße 68
29. Fräulein Dickes — Café & bistro
Café & bistro, free WifI,
Wed-Sat 9-18h, Sun/holidays from 10h, map A3
This sweet, carefully furnished little café serves wonderful homemade sweets, b’fast and healthy dishes. And the Fräulein offers a unique stay, with her tree-lined, south-facing street terrace that looks all the way down to Helmholtzplatz.
Go to: Stargarder Str. 60
30. Impala Coffee — Café, smoothies & snacks
Café, smoothies & snacks,
Mon-Fri 7-20h, Sat-Sun 8-20h, map B3
This favorite watering hole for locals offers a jolly mood with its colorful shabby chic and cozy indoor/outdoor seating. We love the house-roasted coffees, cold-pressed juices and sweets. Observe city life from their busy street corner.
Go to: Schönhauser Allee 173
31. Liquid Garden — Superfood smoothies & dishes
Superfood smoothies & dishes,
Mon-Fri 8-18h, Sat 10-18h, Sun 12-18h, map A2
It might be healthy, but the Garden will only sell it if it’s as yummy as the guiltiest pleasure imaginable. Daily-fresh smoothies, soups, cakes and bowls with organic ingredients are on offer, from recipes developed with a nutritionist.
Go to: Stargarder Str. 72
32. NO FIRE NO GLORY — Café & bistro
Café & bistro, free WifI,
Sun-Thu 9-18h, Fri-Sat till 20h, map A3
Enjoy your fair and sustainably produced specialty coffee with homemade sweet or savory dishes like hot avo-toast in an unpretentious atmosphere. This relaxed café with a street terrace sits on one of Berlin’s most beautiful streets.
Go to: Rykestr. 45
33. Pasticceria Mangiarte — Café & bistro
Café & bistro, free WifI,
Tue-Fri 9-18h, Sat-Sun 10-19h, map A3
Italian history is a story of diaspora. Thankfully! That’s why we can indulge in delights like the Southern Italian sweet and savory pastries lovingly made here. Sit on the sunny street terrace, and feel like the Godfather.
Go to: Danziger Straße 23
34. Spooning Cookie Dough — Cookie dough bar
Cookie dough bar,
Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 13-19h, Sat-Sun 12-20h, map A3
Think nibbling cookie dough in the kitchen as a kid – but with seasonal flavors and toppings. Free of egg or anything that could make your tummy ache, there’s no reason to hold back. Parents seem to love that it doesn’t drip…
Go to: Kollwitzstraße 56
35. Suicide Sue — Café & bistro
Café & bistro, free WifI,
Mon-Fri 8-18h, Sat 9-19h, Sun 10-19h, map A3
Don’t let the name scare you – enter this café to enjoy hazard-free treats like delicious breakfasts or “Stulle” with homemade spreads. This specially German sandwich only works with excellent bread — which Sue provides.
Go to: Dunckerstr. 2
36. Unicorn.Berlin — Café & coworking
Café & coworking, free WifI,
Mon-Fri 8:30-19h, Sat-Sun 10-17h, map B1
Need a co-working space while in Berlin? Or just want to enjoy that digital nomad feeling? Find it all here. Plus great coffee, healthy food and friendly staff. Better still, you can come just for the coffee – and watch others work.
Go to: Saarbrücker Straße 36
37. AVOCAI — Paleo café, restaurant & pilates studio
Paleo café, restaurant & pilates studio, free WiFi,
Mon-Fri 8-16h, Sa 9-16h, Sun 9-14h, map B1
Need a physical and spiritual recharge? Find pilates classes here as well as a paleo-style, mostly organic, vegan/veggie menu, covering breakfast, lunch and more, inspired by Russian/Asian cuisine. Exhale now!
Go to: Brunnenstr. 165
38. BERLINER CANTUCCINI — Biscuit maker & tasting room
Biscuit maker & tasting room,
Tue/Wed 11-13h, Thu/Fri 13-17h, map A3
Discover multiple and changing versions of the typical Tuscan almond pastry produced at this local bakery. Have them straight, dip ’em, bring them along to meetings, or even sample them savory with an aperitivo.
Go to: Kollwitzstraße 90
39. Chutnify — South Indian specialties
South Indian specialties, free WifI,
Daily 12-23h, map A3
Not your parents’ old-school Indian place. Enjoy street-food-style samosa chaat, bhelpuri, and vadas — plus traditional dosas, thalis, and curries — in a curated, colorful South Indian-style setting with a warm and welcome feeling.
Go to: Sredzkistraße 43
40. Der Hahn ist tot — German/French restaurant
Tue-Sun from 18:30h, map B2
The flair of 1900s Berlin meets tattooed waiters, with plenty of irony. Go for the solid €24 four-course menu of French/German cuisine with wines and spirits from small labels. The front terrace looks onto our favorite Berlin church square.
Go to: Zionskirchstr. 40
41. Donath — Italian restaurant
Daily 12-24h, map B2
Rebels welcome. Here, Giuliano serves authentic Italian food and wines, focusing on his home region Friuli. But there’s no mandolins, only rock. It all feels a bit more raw, but it’s very alive. See a guy dancing on a table? It’s him!
Go to: Schwedter Str. 13
42. Gourmet Garage — Gourmet deli
Mon-Fri 14-20h, Sat 11-16h, map B3
Berlin’s innovative startups include foodie ones, too. This is the one-stop shop to discover these companies’ tasty specialties. Grab food and drinks on the go, or buy some unique, edible souvenirs at an affordable price.
Go to: Kollwitzstraße 20
43. Kochhaus — Cooking concept store & school
Cooking concept store & school,
Mon-Sat 10-21h, map A2
This Berlin classic offers ingredients for home cooking, along with top-level German and international cooking equipment, condiments and books, making perfect souvenirs and gifts. Alternatively, join one of many creative cooking classes.
Go to: Schönhauser Allee 46
44. La Criolla — Argentine Empanada fast food
Argentine Empanada fast food, free WifI,
Tue-Sun 12-21h, map A4
The ultimate Argentine empanada in Berlin. The home-made healthy pastries will melt in your mouth and flood you with the taste of tango. Return to try more of their 24 kinds — including tasty meat, veggie and vegan fillings.
Go to: Marienburger Str. 9
45. Lia’s Kitchen — Vegan Burgers & Salads
Vegan Burgers & Salads, free WifI,
Daily 12-22h, map B3
This small, cozy neighborhood joint is 100% vegan. We love the homemade fresh burgers, huge salads and the super-delish classic smoothie. Quality and nutritional value are guaranteed. Receive a 5% discount with our print guide Fall/Winter 2017/2018 guide!
Go to: Kollwitzstraße 47
46. Maria Bonita — Mexican fast food
Mexican fast food,
Daily from 12h, map A3
Not your 1970s-style Mexican place — this place serves straightforward street-food cuisine. Fresh, homemade tacos, quesadillas, burritos and weekly specials, washed down with margaritas in a colorful interior as authentic as the food.
Go to: Danziger Str. 33
47. Minutillo — Austrian snack & deli
Austrian snack & deli,
Mon-Fri 8:30-18h, map B1
This small, unique Austrian joint lets you sample sweet or savory “knödel” dumplings, such as those with spinach and sage butter. Even better, start your day with coffee and a strudel. They also offer specialty Austrian schnapps.
Go to: Brunnenstraße 182
48. Nalu Diner — American diner
American diner, free WiFi
Wed-Fri 10–21h, Sat-Sun 9-21h, map A3
The most authentic American diner in Berlin we know of. Lean on the alternative side without compromising on quality, its old-fashioned flavors are made with natural ingredients and lots of love. The real – free refill – deal!
Go to: Dunckerstraße 80A
49. Orlando — Sicilian restaurant & deli
Sicilian restaurant & deli, free WiFi
Mon-Fri 12-21h, map A2
With its hand-crafted Sicilian décor, this warm eatery effuses Mediterranean joy. Enjoy island-flavours ranging from traditional and street-food style lunch or dinner with weekly new dishes and tasty wines to café and handmade cakes.
Read: Website Instagram Facebook
Go to: Rhinower Str. 10
50. Rawtastic — Raw vegan restaurant
Raw vegan restaurant, free WifI,
Mon-Sat 11-23h, Sun 12-22:30h, map A3
All-vegan and also raw — these guys are on a mission. The five-tapas plate is a fine intro, and “Pizzatastic”, maybe Berlin’s healthiest pizza, an experience. The team look like escapees from a beauty farm. It must be the food!
Go to: Danzigerstr 16
51. Rose Garden — Deli & concept store
Deli & concept store, free WifI,
Mon-Fri 8-23h, Sat-Sun from 9h, map B3
This beautiful, lofty space features big windows to watch the hectic street life. Yet the main focus is a clean, yet delicious eating experience. Enjoy your breakfast, lunch or dinner with food that feels good even beyond its flavor.
Go to: Alte Schönhauser Str. 61
52. Ryong — Vietnamese-Japanese restaurant
Mon-Sat 12-23h, Sun from 14h, map B3
We love this place for its experimental veggie/vegan dishes combining Vietnamese and Japanese cuisine, the relaxed and super-friendly team, and the incredibly well-done decor. Great for a casual lunch as well as an intimate dinner.
Go to: Torstr 59
53. Schlomo’s Bagels — NY bagel restaurant
NY bagel restaurant, free WiFi
Mon/Thu-Sat 9-18h, Sun 10-18h, map B3
Love a home-baked, organic, Fairtrade and New York street-legal bagel? Then come and enjoy them in many variations, including the classic cream cheese and lox, in this kick-back joint that would make Jay-Z feel at home.
Go to: Kollwitzstraße 44
54. Standard – Serious Pizza — Pizzeria
Pizzeria, free WifI,
Tue-Fri 18-24h, Sat-Sun from 13h, map B2
The new Italian kid in town comes from Naples and subtitles itself Serious Pizza, leaving no doubt about its intentions. The modern yet comfy setting is bustling — perfect for striking up conversation with other guests.
Go to: Templinerstraße 7
55. Sugafari — International sweets store
International sweets store,
Mon-Fri 14-19.30h, Sat 11-18h, map B2
Find out what sweet-toothed Australians, Japanese or French people nibble in the motley world of Sugafari. Its huge selection includes hilariously packaged candies, snacks and soft drinks from all five continents.
Go to: Kopenhagener Str. 69
56. W – Der Imbiss — Vegan & Vegetarian fusion food
Vegan & vegetarian fusion food, free WifI,
Sun-Thu 12-22h, Fri-Sat till 23h, map B2
Take McDonalds and turn it upside down, including the logo, and it becomes this fantastic world-fusion restaurant, serving mostly veggie/vegan plus salmon dishes on fresh-baked naan bread. Visit their new joint in Schöneberg, too!
Go to: Kastanienallee 49
57. Bar Milano — Italian aperitivo bar
Italian aperitivo bar, free WifI,
Daily 18-24h, Wed-Thu -1h, Sat-Sun -2h, map B1
Park your Vespa here to enjoy a real aperitivo. The cool Italian team at this stylish bar serve up classic negroni or spritz plus delicious homemade finger food, all to make you feel like you’re in Milano. 100% Dolce Vita!
Go to: Brunnenstraße 11
58. Herman Belgian Bar — Belgian beer bar
59. La Muse Gueule — Bar & bistro
Bar & bistro,
Daily from 17:30h, map A3
This great, informal wine and beer bar serves tasty cold and warm French bistro classics. They also make one of the best crèmes brûlée around. You’ll receive a warm welcome and might bump into one of their occasional concerts.
Go to: Sredzkistraße 14
60. Sorsi e Morsi — Italian wine bar
Italian wine bar,
Mon-Sat frm 18h open-end, map A4
Pure Italian hospitality: always packed, yet always room for one more. At “Sips and Bites”, you’ll meet people if you want to or not. Great Italian wines and a free little antipasti platter. Outdoor drinking in summer. Smokers welcome.
Go to: Marienburger Str. 10
61. A.D.Deertz — Local menswear brand
Local menswear brand,
Mon-Sat 12-20h, map B2
The reinterpretations of classic menswear here will blend perfectly into your wardrobe, while providing inspiration for a smile every day. High-quality fabrics are used for long-lasting, fair and sustainable clothing.
Go to: Torstraße 106
62. ARGOT — Lifestyle concept store
Lifestyle concept store,
Mon/Wed-Sat 11-19h , map B1
Where beauty meets purpose: in a world drowning in choices, this intimate concept store presents a highly curated product selection. Those who like having a few good keepers around at home are likely to come back for more.
Call: no phone
Go to: Brunnenstr. 25b
63. BLUMENFISCH! — Souvenirs & art objects
64. Boesner — Art supplies, frames & literature
Art supplies, frames & literature,
Mon-Fri 9.30-20h, Sat 9.30-18h, map A4
Like our guide? Feel like getting creative? This is where we buy our art supplies, and where you can find books on art & crafts, plus everything you need to start your own creative project. There are plenty of picture frames too.
Go to: Marienburger Str. 16
65. Buchbox — Bookstore
Mon-Sat 9:30-20:30h, map A2 + A3
One of the hood’s best spots for excellent Berlin books, postcards and tools – including our silk-screen art print of this very P’berg map — for increasing your insight into the city. But beware, it’s easy to get lost here.
Go to: Kastanienallee 97
66. d.nik — Kids concept store
Kids concept store,
Mon-Fri 10-19h, Sat 10-18h, map A3
At this enchanting concept store for children, Jana, the owner, hand-picks all items. That means you’ll find sustainable furniture, smart toys and books, along with contemporary fashion and lovely shoes.
Go to: Wörther Str. 14
67. das goodshaus — Lifestyle concept store
Lifestyle concept store,
Tue-Sat 10-18h map A3, Mon-Sat 11-20h map A2
Natural, sustainable, beautiful, yet functional: all descriptors of this interior, accessory and kiddie concept store, which is always a relaxing place to visit. Find things here to treat yourself, your home, or those people you love.
Go to: Kastanienallee 101 & Göhrener Str. 1
68. Hortus Conclusus — Gardening concept store & café
Gardening concept store & café,
Mon 13-18h, Tue-Fri 10-18.30h, Sat 11-17h, map A4
The art of gardening – literally. This place is dedicated to literature, gifts, artistic objects and changing exhibitions, all about gardening. Along with coffee and cake like your grandmother made it. A place to calm down and strike roots.
Go to: Prenzlauer Allee 224
69. Lieblingsplatz — Souvenirs, design & artprints
Souvenirs, design & artprints,
Mon-Fri 11-18h, Sat 10-15h, map B3
The “favorite place” is full of insane, lovable objects you won’t see anywhere else. That’s because they meticulously produce them right here in front of you. And not just for kids — you’ll want one, too. Like the drill that’s also a cushion.
Go to: Kollwitzstrasse 22
70. LUNETTES SELECTION — Contemporary & vintage eyewear store
Contemporary & vintage eyewear store,
Mon-Fri 12-20h, Wed 10-20h, Sat 12-18h, map A3
We love the mix of deadstock designer as well as own-collection glasses here – the choice between vintage and new has never been tougher. The shop is a kind of living museum that inspires customers and even designers.
Go to: Dunckerstraße 18
71. Modern Graphics — Comic shop
72. Noodles Noodles & Noodles Corp. — Furniture Store
Mon-Fri 10-19h, Sat 12-18h, map A2
Meet the Noodles… Hand crafters of wildly creative and extremely well-made furniture. Famous for their incredible kitchens to be found in the world’s finest work and living spaces — we love the rough yet refined touch.
Go to: Schönhauser Allee 156
73. Ocelot — Bookstore & café
Bookstore & café, free WifI,
Mon-Sat 10-20h, map B1
If you love print, don’t leave Berlin without browsing this bookstore’s wide selection of English and German literature. Chat with their well-read staff about book recommendations while sipping on one of their great coffees.
Go to: Brunnenstr. 181
74. Present & Paper — Paper goods & lifestyle accessories
Paper goods & lifestyle accessories,
Mon-Fri 12-19h, Sat 11-17h, map A3
If you believe even a paper clip can be chosen with great care, you’ve found your heaven here. Finely selected and carefully displayed stationery, among other gift ideas, make this place an outstanding shop of the district.
Go to: Schliemannstraße 25 a
75. Sommernest — Home & gift concept store
Home & gift concept store,
Tue-Fri 11-19h, Sat 10-17h, map A4
Isabelle the owner presents (mostly Scandinavian) home-design objects, picked with enormous taste and love. The decorated tables could grace an “Elle Decor” photo shoot. Pick up a charming gift or something cozy for you.
Go to: Winsstraße 16
76. Soul Objects — Concept store & art gallery
Concept store & art gallery,
Mon-Sat 11-19h, map B4
Named among the top 50 concept stores on this planet, this soulful place needs to be visited. Well-curated artisanal products, both vintage or new, are carefully displayed among local art. A must-see.
Go to: Prenzlauer Allee 24
77. VEB Orange — DDR memorabilia shop
DDR memorabilia shop,
Mon-Sat 11-19h, map A2
It’s a museum. No, it’s a shop!! Dive into a colourful and groovy microcosm of DDR. How can you leave Berlin without your affordable reprint of a 1968 East Berlin streetmap or another original piece of Berliner/DDR history?
Go to: Oderberger Str. 29
78. WERKHAUS — Office/home accessories/gifts
Mon-Sat 12-18h, map A3
A VW Bus or Beetle model might make a nice gift, but would soon collect dust. Not if it’s from these ingenious makers. They turn them into useful objects like pen boxes, plant pots or even mailboxes, mixing design with sustainability.
Go to: Kollwitzstraße 86
79. Zeha Berlin — Women’s & men’s shoe store
Women’s & men’s shoe store,
Mon-Fri 12-20h, Sat 10-18h, map A4
Encase your feet in a 120-year heritage of innovation and style, courtesy of these sneakers, boats and formal loafers. Though the Berlin-designed, Portugal-crafted shoes are available worldwide – this is best place to adore them.
Go to: Prenzlauer Allee 213
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