Souvenir Shopping Part 2, Berlin

Souvenir Shopping Part 2, Berlin
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It would be a pity to leave Berlin without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Berlin, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Souvenir Shopping Part 2 Map

Guide Name: Souvenir Shopping Part 2
Guide Location: Germany » Berlin (See other walking tours in Berlin)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Author: Daniel
Box off Berlin

1) Box off Berlin

What to buy here: Gadget Cases.

Berlin's start-up scene is on the move. Young entrepreneurs often rock the latest gadgetry while sipping an espresso at the corner coffee shop. For jet-setters protecting their technology while traveling, the Berlin duo Redmaloo designs sleek cases in leather for iPads and other devices. An iPhone sleeve runs around 39 euro. An iPad sleeve is 99 euro. Check out these accessories for electronic devices at one of a number of stores carrying the products in...   view more
Frau Toni's

2) Frau Toni's

What to buy here: locally made fragrances. Songs have been written about the smells of Berlin. Now smell like the best of the city with one of Frau Toni's signature scents. You can even create your own perfume. The twenty perfumes for men and women can be sniffed and sampled at the elegant shop just a few streets away from Checkpoint Charlie. Smell is said to be the most evocative of our senses. If you want to bring home the smell of summer in Berlin, Frau Toni has a Berlin summer fragrance...   view more
Currywurst Museum Shop

3) Currywurst Museum Shop

What to buy here: Currywurst Apron. Currywurst can be found on most street corners in Berlin. It's basically sliced pork sausage with ketchup that's sprinkled with curry powder. In 1949, a German woman created the dish using ingredients from the British soldiers stationed in Berlin. Currywurst quickly caught on and it's stayed popular ever since. To eat or make the dish, you may want to don a currywurst apron. To learn about the history of currywurst, try the snack and buy an...   view more
Fassbender & Rausch

4) Fassbender & Rausch

What to buy here: Chocolate Covered Lebkuchen. Berliners love their sweet treats. Try some of the city's most historic confections at Fassbender & Rausch. The store's been around since the nineteenth century, but the chocolate probably won't last more than a few hours in your bag. It's tasty. The shop looks like a fairy tale with its large chocolate volcano and chocolate-sculpted Reichstag inside. Nibble on a chocolate-covered gingerbread Lebkuchen or a marzipan truffle....   view more
The Puppenstube im Nikolaiviertel

5) The Puppenstube im Nikolaiviertel

What to buy here: Collectible Dolls.

The Puppenstube im Nikolaiviertel is the best place to find collectible dolls in Berlin. The store stocks both historic and modern dolls from well known makers like Käte Kruse, Zapf, Schildkröt, Philip Heath, and Götz. The dolls cost a pretty penny (up to and around 600 euro) but there are also less expensive bears and other stuffed playthings. Take time to stroll through Nikolaiviertel. It was the center of a former trade route that still had preserved...   view more
Hoffnung Berlin

6) Hoffnung Berlin

What to buy here: German handmade belts.

Berlin's nothing if not hip. Hold up your hipster trousers with a handmade belt from local leather worker Hoffnung Berlin. These handmade belts cost on average from 60 to 120 euro. A variety of leathers are available and a craftsman is on site to help with fittings. The tannins used to treat the belts are organic and top quality. Belts at Hoffnung are often dyed three times to get a polished finish in different hues. Most of the traditional...   view more


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