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GURME-TOUR - overview of Berlin food fairs

Berlin is famous for its abundance of restaurants and eateries. Any gourmet will be able to find an institution "to taste" - literally. Even if they don’t talk about German cuisine with such eulogies as French or Italian, it doesn’t mean that Germans don’t like to eat tasty food or don’t know how to cook. And they love and know how! Berliners are zealously watching.

Berlin famous for the abundance of restaurants and eateries. Any gourmet will be able to find an institution "to taste" - literally. Even if they don’t talk about German cuisine with such eulogies as French or Italian, it doesn’t mean that Germans don’t like to eat tasty food or don’t know how to cook. And they love and know how! Berliners zealously monitor the quality of products on their table. Every Saturday, they traditionally go to farm fairs.

For those tourists who like to find local delicacies, buy fresh vegetables, and just wander around the fairs - we offer an overview of Berlin food markets.

Square Hackescher Markt Welcomes a rich variety of products in the market ranks. Basically, this market is visited by tourists. Here you can always find fruits and vegetables; purchase original handicrafts: handmade jewelry, designer clothes, fabric bags. At Hackescher Markt you can buy flat cakes with cheese - gözleme, taste Italian pasta, and try marzipan. Many tourists buy food and go to the shore of the Spree, where they have a picnic. From the shore you can admire the views of Museum Island and the Berlin Cathedral.

The market is near the S-Bahn Hackescher Markt. It works on Thursdays and Saturdays, from 10 to 18.

Green food lovers can visit bio market. It is located on Kollwitzplatz, in the Prenzlauer berg area. Farm products are brought to this fair quite late. Only fresh goods are sold here - fruits and vegetables harvested in the morning. On the market you can always buy flowers and jewelry, ceramics and natural cosmetics. In anticipation of the start of trading, it is recommended to drink a glass of excellent champagne and have breakfast with pancakes filled with chocolate; try local homemade marmalade. If you go to the market with children, they won’t be bored - many playgrounds are specially designed for them. Finish a family trip for groceries in one of the local cafes.

The Bio Market is located next to the U-Bahn Senefelderplatz (U2), just a 10-minute walk. He works on Thursday and Saturday, from 12 to 18.

On the border of two districts: Kreuzberg and Neukeln, on the waterfront Maybachufer - another interesting market is located - "BiOriental". It is also called: "Türkenmarkt" - Turkish market. The environmental focus of trade is combined with the color of a true oriental bazaar. Here you can buy a standard set of products and authentic "specialties" of Turkey - spices, lace and fabrics. Experts advise to definitely try the famous Turkish apple tea. And they can also give you advice - be sure to bargain while making purchases - without this ritual, the real eastern market is unthinkable. It’s better to come here closer to closing - sellers are actively lowering their already low prices. In the evening, for just one euro you can buy a box of fruit. Having made purchases - do not take the time and take a walk along the promenade!

Get to the Turkish market from U-Bahn Schönleinstraße (U8) on foot, in just 5 minutes. The market runs from 11 to 18, on Tuesday and Friday.

For those who like to save, the food market in the area will seem interesting Friedrichshain, at Boxhagenerplatz - in the east of the German capital. This fair is considered the cheapest. The set of goods here is traditional: vegetables, fruits, little things for the home and a variety of decorations. There are also special delicacies: Swiss raclette, Spreewald cucumbers. Here you can buy berries of chokeberry, usual for us, but rare for Germany, - chokeberry. Not far from Boxy swap meetwhere you can continue shopping.

The market at Boxhagenerplatz is open on Wednesdays (12-19) and Saturdays (9-14). It is 5 minutes from Samariterstraße (U5) or U-Bahn Frankfurter Tor.

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