No visit to Berlin is complete without experiencing the awesome vibes and great bargains of the city's colorful flea markets.
Berlin's flohmarkts (German for flea markets) are the place to go to find everything from vintage merchandise to artisan crafts, from antiques to junk.
Here is our take the Berlin's best flea markets!
Trödelmarkt Straße Des 17. Juni
The famous Trödelmarkt Straße des 17. Juni in Charlottenburg is held twice a week. It's one of Berlin’s biggest flea markets and is popular with locals and tourists alike.
The stalls here sell everything from clothing, jewelry, artwork, china and porcelain, vinyl records, and all kinds of bric-a-brac.
There is one requirement for vendors: new goods are not allowed. Only used/vintage merchandise can be sold.
This market is popular with professional antique sellers, so if you are looking for something very, very old and very, very beautiful, this market may have just what you are looking for.
- When: Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 to 17:00
- Where: Straße des 17 Juni, Tiergarten. Use this Google Maps link for directions.
- Website: Trödelmarkt Straße Des 17. Juni
This iconic Berlin flea market is located on the western edge of Prenzlauer Berg’s Mauerpark, a popular park to enjoy sunny Sundays.
Thousands of people come out to shop for new and vintage clothes, furniture, arts and crafts, antiques, and other typical wares you’ll find at most flea markets.
Stroll through the market. Try international cuisine from one of the many food vendors. Relax on the grass.
With free entertainment from street musicians and performers, the Mauerpark Flohmarkt is a perfect place to spend a lazy Sunday.
- When: Sundays from 8:00 to 18:00; closed during winter
- Where: Bernauer Str. 63-64. Use this Google Maps link for directions.
- Website: Flohmarkt im Mauerpark
TIP: For those interested in memorabilia from former East Germany, this flea market will scratch that itch.
If you’d like to learn more about the Berlin Wall and East Berlin, check out our free, self-guided walking tour of East Berlin.
Flohmarkt Boxhagener Platz
The Friedrichshain neighborhood has a touch of bohemian to it, and nowhere is this more apparent than at the flea market at Boxhagener Platz, nicknamed “Boxi” by locals.
It’s these same locals that add an element of artsiness to this market.
In addition to the usual flea-worthy merchandise (vintage clothes, books, vinyl records, antiques, etc.), you can shop for art and handicrafts made by those who live in the area.
After browsing and bargain hunting, Have a bite to eat at one of the charming cafes surrounding the square.
- When: Every Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00
- Where: Boxhagener Platz, Grünberger Str. 75. Use this Google Maps link for a map and directions.
- Website: Flohmarkt Boxhagener Platz
On the first and third Sunday of the month, from April to December, a flea market is set up along the Landwehr canal on Maybachuferstrasse.
In this lovely location, young Berlin designers sell clothing, hand-crafted jewelry, accessories, and more.
On Tuesdays and Fridays, you can shop at the Tuerkenmarkt (Turkish market) where you can find just about every kind of Turkish delicacy.
Plus, there are loads of stalls selling fresh vegetables and fruit, as well as some vendors selling fabrics and crafts.
The market is a stop on our free, self-guided walking tour of Kreuzberg.
- When: Tuesdays and Fridays from 11 am - 18:30
- Where: Maybachufer 1-13. Use this Google Maps link for directions.
- Websites: Nowkoelln Flowmarkt and Tuerkenmarkt (Turkish Market)
At the end of Bergmannstraße in Kreuzberg, this colorful flea market is a wonderful place to look for a little bit of everything.
There are used books, second-hand clothes, antiques, unique art pieces, toys, DVDs and CDs, and even bicycles.
Have a snack from the large Marheineke Markthalle food hall market where you will find stalls selling fresh cheeses, breads, baked goods and fresh produce. There are restaurants and cafes as well.
- When: Saturdays from 10:00 to 16:00 and Sundays from 11:00 to 17:00
- Where: Marheinekeplatz in Kreuzberg. Use this Google Maps link for directions
- Website: Trödelmarkt Marheinekeplatz