Places to Buy Souvenirs in Berlin

A slab of The Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz
A slab of The Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz | © Jorge Láscar/ Flickr
Megan King

There’s no denying that some people just love to buy souvenirs from a place they’re new to. Whether you’re looking for something for an aunt or grandfather back home, or want a keepsake of your own to remember your time in Germany’s Capital City; here are the most exciting places to find classic souvenirs in Berlin.

1. Berlin Deluxe


Whoever you’re gifting for, wander into this classy gift shop and you’re guaranteed to find the right fit. They have a wide selection of gifts, souvenirs and quirky objects like Buddy Bears, t-shirts, flags and figurines that pay homage to Berlin. The staff are friendly and always happy to help with any questions or orders you might have.

Berlin Deluxe: Berlin Deluxe Schloßstraße 11-15, Berlin, Germany

Berlin has a great range of fun, creative and special trinkets to ensure your trip is unforgettable | © Pascal Ruyskart/ Flickr

2. Ampelmann

Shop, Store

Ampelmann is Berlin’s iconic brand when it comes to city products and souvenirs. Here you can stock up on cute trinkets, souvenirs and perfect gifts for loved ones who weren’t able to take a trip with you. This gorgeous store is located in Hackesche Höfe, tucked away on a secluded street in the main tourist area of Berlin. For tourists, a stop at the Ampelmann is a must, while locals can challenge themselves to experience their hometown from a new angle. It’s open until late too! So you won’t need to cut short any fun daytime activities to get your shopping in.

Ampelmann: Hackesche Höfe, Rosenthaler Str. 40-41, Berlin, Germany

A little model of The Brandenburg Gate | © Ben Sutherland /Flickr

3. Souvenirs To Go

Stop by Souvenirs To Go if you’re anywhere near Potsdamer Platz, which you probably will be if the city’s main tourist attractions are anything to go by. It’s a perfect spot offering high quality trinkets and trifles, with friendly staff on hand to help you find the best take-home memoirs. Think teddy bears, magnets, clothing, bags, ceramics and actual, certified pieces of The Berlin Wall. This company has been an integral part of Berlin’s tourism industry since 2013. Check them out next time you’re on the go!

Souvenirs To Go: Alte Potsdamer Str. 7, Berlin, Germany

The Bear is an iconic symbol of Berlin | © Audrius Juralevicius/Flickr

4. Charlottenburg Palace Gift Shop

Park, Shop, Historical Landmark

The Charlottenburg Palace is considered to be one of the most beautiful palaces in Berlin, and the finest example of a baroque palace in Germany. After visiting the ins and outs of this decadent castle, with its opulent rooms and grand finishes, take a little piece of Royalty home with you as you exit via the gift shop.

5. Freak Out


5. Freak Out
© La Citta Vita/Flickr

This fun gift shop in Friedrichshain is packed with stuff you never knew you couldn’t live without! It’s perfect for those looking for something more alternative to buy for their loved ones than say a t-shirt or mug with the Bradenburger Tor on it. Expect to find everything from bags and wallets, to freaky dolls, miniatures of Berlin’s Double Decker buses, a click-camera of Berlin sights, and a drinking bottle in the shape the Berlin TV Tower.
Freak Out: Grünberger Str. 63, Berlin, Germany

Freak Out is situated on the beloved Boxhanger Platz | © La Citta Vita/Flickr

6. KaDeWe

Food Court

KaDeWe is the largest department store in continental Europe. In this store dedicated to Berlin, expect to find t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, bags, wall tiles, postcards, and much more. There is also a gigantic food court where you can take a halftime break from your shopping spree. Those who love shopping can rest assured that the ideal present to spoil themselves – or someone special – is around the next corner at KaDeWe.

KaDeWe: Tauentzienstraße 21 – 24 Berlin, Germany

Every memoir to Berlin can be found here, in ‘The department store of the West’ | © Tilemahos Efthimiadis/ Flickr

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