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A Little Off-Beat and Fun

Ampleman is the friendly-looking character on the old East German walk/don't walk signs around the... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2019
Chesterland, Ohio
Great fun

Great fun and unique things to buy, we really enjoyed looking round at all the diferent things on... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Markgrafenstrasse 37 | Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
+49 30 40039095
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

Ampleman is the friendly-looking character on the old East German walk/don't walk signs around the city. There are a handful of shops selling goods with this character on everything from socks and underwear to T-shirts to notebooks. We weren't sure what to think of this...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

Great fun and unique things to buy, we really enjoyed looking round at all the diferent things on sale.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarahc011
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Love visiting the Amplemann shop that sells products based on the traffic walk / don’t walk symbols used in East Berlin.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 294JulieL
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

I love this place. The Amplemann is a figure of East and is a symbol of Berlin. The things are all really good quality and I have a number of items from the shop.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Well you see him on the traffic lights instructing you when it’s safe to cross the road. The shops are not cheap but an excellent attempt to retain an East German symbol that is so unique. Take time to watch the video - fascinating. Remember...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Spressy
Reviewed July 26, 2017

I love these little stores. They have the most unique gift items and the prices are not bad. They are slightly different between stores and that makes them fun to visit. Some stores serve food. Visit them, ask the staff to tell you the history....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank C P
Reviewed September 25, 2015

I spent way to much time and money in 3 of these shops but it's a symbol of the old east Berlin and I liked seeing the figure in the pedestrian lights and wanted a few souvenirs to remind me def. have to find these...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Flick_32
Reviewed July 26, 2015

The quality goods of this sop with its logo was a nice place to shop. Good value in the goods, quality of items and price range well established for small or larger gifts. Perfect place to buy decent souvenirs that have a context. I believe...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 450juditha
Reviewed December 21, 2014

I read about Amplemann in my tour book before heading to Berlin. Amplemann is the walk/don't walk symbol used in Berlin, and is actually a holdover from East Berlin. There are six stores in Berlin, and this one is located near Gendarmenmarkt, so we were...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank UOtterTravel
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