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Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe)

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Address: Tauentzienstrasse 21 - 24, 10789 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 49 030 2121 0
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

One of the world's largest department stores, KaDeWe sells everything one...

One of the world's largest department stores, KaDeWe sells everything one could ever need and also offers an amazing selection of foods.

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Best exclusive department Store in Berlin

If you are close to Kürfürstendamm walking around and you are close to the KaDeWE department store then I recommend you to go for lunch to the last floor. There you will be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Richard A
London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are close to Kürfürstendamm walking around and you are close to the KaDeWE department store then I recommend you to go for lunch to the last floor. There you will be surprised by the excellent variety of food. We went to the oysters bar!! Very recommendable.

Thank Richard A
Hengelo, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

KDW used to be a hot spot before 1989 but nowadays it is just a shopping mall. Maybe the most interesting thing is to observe all kinds of snobs who pay far too much when buying luxury articles or when eating oysters and drinking champaign.

Thank Jan N
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worst experience in Berlin. It's a department store - big deal - bit the food hall excited me as it was so buzzing. Big mistake. 20 minute queue to prefer then 15 minute queue at the end to pay. Very poorly laid out and a real waste of time.

Thank Katriona D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not a bad place to spend some time. Just looking at the variety of foods and condiments is interesting. Over 1000 cheeses, 500 meats etc, but, not...one...tub...of...hummous! The cafeteria on the 7th floor is nice and not too pricey but prepare to wait as they make the food for you after you order (the burger was pretty good). The store... More 

Thank Aussietravller1
Trondheim, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every department has a big range of different products and you are going to find what you are looking for. But be aware that there are a lot of people, just everywhere. The staff in the kids book corner is very friendly

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the food hall upstairs. An unbelievable display of huge variety of food stuffs. There are several bars and eateries on this floor. I believe thare is over 1000 different meat products. We popped upstairs for a coffee in the restaurant which has a good view of berlin.

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Why is this place famous? It used to be the showcase of western consumerism, a thumbing of the nose at the poor East Germans living across the wall in food-ticket land. Well, the Wall is long gone, and this is just another huge department store, selling high-class merchandise like you'd find at any Harrod's or Galleries Lafayette. It may have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Berlins answer to Harrods in London. Pretty much the same, lots of fabulous brands and expensive stuff. Nice building though. Be sure to check the opening hours before you go there, we didn't so arrived after closing the first time (we stayed really close so that wasn't a big deal though).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have thick wallet go there. Many well known brands. Everybody will find something. But reserve for this several hours. As a tourist atraction is 0/5, but if you want to go shopping then is 5/5 :)

Thank Paweł B
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I shall confess, I am not a person who likes to spend hours of my day, especially when I am on vacation, shopping. However, this place was awesome. It has floors of goods — anything you need. I actually went here to explore the sixth floor. I was told that the sixth floor had a number of eateries. That's putting... More 

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In 1963, Schöneberg was the center of the political west, inspiring John F. Kennedy to choose this area to famously announce, "Ich bin ein Berliner." Times may have changed, but modern-day Schöneberg still pays tribute to its historical legacies. Once the richest city outside of Berlin proper, the area's affluent past is still visible in ornate housing facades dating back to the Gründerzeit of the 19th century, while residents in fur coats walking their dogs or shopping in high-end KaDeWe continue the tradition with a modern flair. Schöneberg was also once the center of the decadent and burlesque nightlife of the 1920s. It was here that Marlene Dietrich partied with Christopher Isherwood and the first gay bar in Germany was founded. Today, the gay community still revolves around Nollendorfplatz. The overground Ubahn station is even illuminated in rainbow colors, paying tribute to Schöneberg's progressive past.
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