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Berlin has a number of excellent shopping districts. Hunting for souvenirs? Berlin Wall memorabilia is popular, and photographs, postcards, propaganda posters and even a piece of the 100-mile wall are available, especially at the Story of Berlin exhibit along Kurfurstendamm and the DDR (GDR) Museum Berlin, next to the Radisson Blu Hotel.

Prime shopping districts include the Am Gendarmenmarkt (including Galeries Lafayette) and Friedrichstadt Passagen along Friedenstrasse, south of Unter den Linden. You can also try Hackesche Hofe for courtyard boutiques three blocks north of the Berlin Cathedral; the Kurfurstendamm, a tree-lined boulevard and the main shopping street in former West Berlin; and KaWaDe department store at Tauentziensstrasse 21 (Wittenburgplatz U-Bahn), southeast of the Kaiser Wilhelm Church in former West Berlin.

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