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Berlin Weekend Markets

Shop, Eat and More: Top Berlin Weekend Markets

April 20, 2017 10:00 am by

Discover the best that the capital’s independent sellers have to offer at these diverse Berlin weekend markets

Stray away from the pristine shopping malls and high streets on the weekends to visit the numerous markets in Berlin, where the sights and smells of the capital’s best independent sellers will show you exactly why the city’s renowned for its creative streak. Whether you’re looking for a unique piece of artwork, adventurous street food or vintage furniture to spruce up your home, here’s some of the best Berlin weekend markets to explore below.

Boxhagener Platz Flea Market

Unlike other popular weekend markets, Boxhagener Platz’s popular flea market starts a little later at 10am. Packed with independent designers and sellers touting art, clothing, old records, secondhand books and more, it’s a place where you’ll find the city’s savviest bargain hunters digging through the stalls for hidden gems. Run every Sunday, you’ll be able to spend a full day at this massive market as it runs till 8pm in the heart of the Friedrichshain district. Saturdays are also a popular time to visit Boxhagener Platz, with food vendors and produce stalls providing a dash of colour to Berlin’s culinary scene.

Open Sundays, 10am – 8pm.

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Martkhalle Neun Breakfast Market

Wake up early and get your morning fill at Markthalle Neun’s fantastic Breakfast Market, where all things related to the first meal of the day will be on offer. Running every third Sunday of the month, vendors will be selling food such as German pastries fresh out of the oven as well as an array of cooking utensils and quality produce to help you create the perfect breakfast. Located in the historical Markthalle Neun, it’s a great way to enjoy 19th century German architecture while preparing for the day with a hearty breakfast.

Open every third Sunday of the month, 10am – 5pm.

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Flohmarkt Mauerpark

This famous flea market is more of an experience than a shopping destination with a diverse range of local craftsmen, secondhand sellers and even live performers jazzing up the atmosphere. From its out of this world furniture tent to the karaoke sessions that bring Sunday sessions to life, Flohmarkt Mauerpark is open 7am-5pm every Sunday in the Prenzlauer Berg neighbourhood and is well worth a visit.

Open Sundays, 9am – 6pm.

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Bode Museum Flea Market

Slip into the Mitte district over the weekend to peruse some of Berlin’s coolest antiques, artwork and books. While prices may be a little higher than the other weekend markets on the list, things tend to be of higher quality here and stall owners are generally open to a good haggle. It’s a great choice for those looking for a unique souvenir to take home and it’s also one of the more picturesque markets, strung out along the length of the River Spree with the impressive Bode Museum in the background every weekend.

Open Saturdays – Sundays, 10am – 5pm.

Kunstmarkt Strasse des 17. Juni

As the oldest flea market in the city, this antiques and collectibles stalwart has remained a popular weekend destination for travellers and locals alike. Held in the Charlottenberg neighbourhood on the historical Strasse des. 17 Juni, it’s full of quirky odds and ends which will reward anybody with the patience to spend time mining the stalls for gold. Don’t forget to slip off to the arts and crafts market nearby for some fantastic handicrafts made by local artisans.

Open Saturdays – Sundays, 10am – 5pm.

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