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Shopping tips

Let's face it: shopping is fun. And shopping Made in Germany is a wonderful experience presenting a huge variety of top quality goods plus a wide range of different places to shop. From the traditional atmosphere of historical town centers to more than 400 modern shopping malls, they all offer a colorful mix of shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafés. From international and German clothing labels such as Hugo Boss and Jil Sander to high end specialty products like fine Meissen Porcelain, a speedy Porsche or traditional goods such as Black Forest cuckoo clocks or delicious marzipan from Lübeck: the offer is fascinating and seductive. Adidas, Bogner, Puma, Glashütte watches, Mercedes Benz, BMW and Volkswagen – these German brands are synonymous with high quality and tradition.


KaDeWe department store Berlin

KaDeWe is one of Germany's pioneering department stores. As early as 1907, it provided its customers with a staggering range of goods across five huge floors. The allure of the finest quality goods is as strong today as it ever was. The food hall on the top floor is legendary.
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Heidelberg old town

In the Hauptstrasse that runs parallel to the Neckar river, there is more than one kilometre of shopping heaven between Bismarckplatz and the Karlstor arch, with enchanting side-streets, historical surroundings and modern living. This is where the heart of the old town beats.
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State porcelain factory in Meissen

As the story goes, King Augustus the Strong ordered his subjects to find a way to manufacture gold. After much experimenting, scholars finally discovered the next best thing - "white gold" or porcelain, which proved a blessing for both the King and Meissen.
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"Königsallee" in Düsseldorf

Without doubt the fashion capital of Germany. Düsseldorf has been setting trends since the days of the Electors in the 18th century. The modern era kicked off in 1949 with a street fashion show on the Königsallee, also affectionately known as the "Kö”. This was then followed by the huge fashion and footwear trade shows that made the city a hotbed of international design.
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VW's "Autostadt" in Wolfsburg

Picking up a new car becomes an unforgettable experience at VW's Autostadt. With lots of attractions, shops and entertainment for the whole family you'll have a fantastic day out - or even two!
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Stuttgart city centre

The Königstrasse (King Street), is a fitting name for Stuttgart's premier shopping boulevard. Mercedes-Benz and Porsche are the most prestigious names to originate from Stuttgart, a city synonymous with the car industry.
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Audi Forum Ingolstadt

When collecting your brand new car from Audi, visit the Audi Forum in Ingolstadt and relive 100 years of motoring history. Browse Ingolstadt Village outlet shopping centre for discounted fashions, accessories and other goods, as well as a number of famous brands. Alternatively, take a leisurely stroll around the many shops in the historic old quarter.
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Wertheim Village

The atmosphere and culture of the medieval town of Wertheim extend to the nearby outlet centre of Wertheim Village, which is making a name for itself with its top designer brands and first-class services.
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Lübeck marzipan

This town of brick-Gothic architecture, known as the Queen of the Hanseatic League with a history going back 1,000 years, is also famous for its Lübeck marzipan, a firm favourite with connoisseurs. "Rotspon", a locally produced red wine, is a fusion of Franco-German viniculture.
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CentrO Oberhausen

Situated in Oberhausen's "New Centre" and known for its extraordinary size and selection, the CentrO is Europe's largest shopping complex. With the nearby theme park, it is also a popular tourist attraction.
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