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Where Berlin - - SHOPPING -

So you’re hav­ing a won­der­ful time in Berlin, but what about all those loved ones left be­hind back home? Be sure to bring them a lit­tle some­thing from our pick of sou­venir shops.

AMPELMANN GA­LERIE

The funny lit­tle man de­picted on east berlin’s pedes­trian cross­ing lights has now con­quered the world with bags, t- shirts, lunch boxes, cut­lery, and notepads, all fea­tur­ing the quirky character. Court V, Hack­escher Höfe, Rosen­thaler­str. 40– 41. www.ampelmann.de

AUSBERLIN

A depart­ment store for prod­ucts from berlin de­sign­ers and pro­duc­ers only – posters, orig­i­nal t- shirts, TV tower can­dles, bran­den­burg gate book­ends, and even berlin Im­biss stand mobiles. Karl- Liebknecht-Str. 17. www. ausberlin.de

BUDDY BÄR SHOP

They started out in 2001 as a friendly, wel­com­ing dis­play for tourists out­side of the KadeWe depart­ment store, but those painted bear sculp­tures have since be­come global am­bas­sadors of berlin. Pick up your minia­ture ver­sion here. Alexan­der­platz 2. www.buddy- baer.com

ACH BERLIN

This gallery- like space stocks orig­i­nal, quirky gift ideas as well as a great as­sort­ment of lit­er­a­ture on berlin. Mark­grafen­str. 39. www. achber­lin.de

DAWANDA

The on­line mar­ket­place sell­ing home­made prod­ucts has a berlin show­room and shop too, fea­tur­ing a range of berlin­re­lated prod­ucts such as “ber­liner mama” plates and tea tow­els, “new kids in the Kiez” t- shirts, and u- bahn cal­en­dars. Wind­schei­d­str. 18. www.dawanda.com

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