No visit to Berlin is complete, without exploring the atmosphere of the best Berlin flea markets. Some markets take place every day. Others take place on a weekly basis. Some are dependent on the weather. If you like to explore the different culinary delights, buy some fresh produce, explore local arts and craft, or just browse, a visit to Berlin’s markets will open your eyes to Berlin’s many subcultures, neighborhoods and its people. And it's FREE.
Here is our take on the best Berlin flea markets:
Turkish Market at the Maybachufer – On Tuesdays and Fridays from 12-6pm, you can visit the Turkenmarkt. From Turkish and Mediterranean culinary delights, to fresh garlic, ginger or herbs, to other fresh produce, tasty lunch or afternoon snacks, or garments, this market invites you for a delightful stroll along the Landwehrkanal (a canal). The closest U-Bahn station is Schönleinstrasse (U8) or Kottbusser Tor (U1) (map).
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Marheinekeplatz Markthalle – This indoor market hall is open Mondays through Saturdays from 8am at least 6pm. It’s an experience back from Old Europe when you walk past the many stands of fresh cheeses, breads, fruits and flowers from Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries. There is also a bookstore and café to relax, an art exhibition, and a restaurant. You will certainly get a community feel here. The closest U-Bahn station is Gneisenaustrasse (U7) (map). More more info, click here.
Winterfeldtmarkt – On Wednesdays from 8am-2pm and Saturdays from 8am-4pm, this outdoor market at the Winterfeldtplatz in Schöneberg will enchant your desire for seasoned and locally grown produce wool fabrics, or arts and crafts. This is where the high-end chefs do their produce purchase. There are plenty of vendors selling snacks as well. The closest U-Bahn stations are Kurfürstenstrasse (U1), Büllowstrasse (U2), and Nollendorfplatz (U3, U4) (map). Read the reviews of this market on TripAdvisor.
Flea market at Mauerpark - This flea market at the Mauerpark is a nice activity for a sunny Sunday. From second hand clothes, jewelry, or East German memorabilia, or food vendors this market can be more a get-together of Berlin’s subcultures. If you are lucky, you’ll get so experience the karaoke show as well. Closest public transportation is tram train stop Wolliner Str. (M10), or U-Bahn stations Bernauer Strasse (U8) or Eberswalder Str. (U2). If the East German memorabilia tickled your interest for the Berlin Wall and East Berlin, check out our FREE self-guided tour here.
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