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SOUVENIR SHOPS WITH A RANGE OF ITEMS FROM THE EXPENSIVE TO
KNICK KNACKS ARE CALLED ANDENKENLADEN. IN ALMOST EVERY TOWN
IN GERMANY THERE IS A PEDESTRIAN ZONE WITH A VARIETY OF
SHOPS. DEPARTMENT STORES AND SPECIALISED SHOPS. SPECIAL
THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR ARE TOYS, POTTERY, TEXTILES AND
CLOTHING, PORCELAIN, LINEN AND PEWETERWARE.

GOOD PLACES TO FIND AUTHENTIC SOUVENIRS ARE MUSEUM SHOPS.
THERE ARE A GREAT MANY MUSEUMS IN GERMANY. THE SHOPS
PROVIDE A GUARANTEE OF WORKMANSHIP ON MANY GOODS SUCH AS
TEXTILES POTTERY AND PEWTER. OTHER ITEMS WHICH MAY BE
PURCHASED IN MUSEUM SHOPS ARE ART PHOTOGRAPHS, LITHOGRAPHS
AND HIGH QUALITY REPRODUCTIONS.

FLEA MARKETS ARE POPULAR IN GERMANY THE BEST ARE TO BE
FOUND IN BERLINS NOLLENDORFPLATS, IN MUNICHS IN AUER DULT
ON MARIAHILFPLATZ, IN HAMBURG AT ST PAULI AND IN FRANKFURT
AT THE OLD SLAUGHTERHOUSE IN SACHSENHAUSEN. THE FLEA
MARKETS ARE A GOOD PLACE TO FIND ANTIQUES.

THERE ARE ALSO MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF CLOTHING OF GOOD
QUALITY FOR EXAMPLE IN THE HAMBURG HARBOUR AREA FISHERMANS
WOOLLEN CLOTHING AND WET WEATHER WEAR CAN BE FOUND. THE
LODEN CLOTH OF BAVARIA IS ESPECIALLY HIGH QUALITY MADE INTO
COATS AND SUITS. OTHER GOOD BUYS ARE LEATHER AND SPORTS
WEAR ESPECIALLY FOR OUTDOOR SPORTS SUCH AS HIKING.

IN THE BLACK FOREST AREA THE CUCKOO CLOCK IS MADE. THE
LARGEST SELECTION CAN BE FOUND IN FURTWANGEN.

TOYS ARE ALSO A SPECIALLITY IN GERMANY FOR AN IDEA OF THE
RANGE THERE ARE MANY TOY MUSEUMS. MUNICH, BERLIN AND
NUREMBERG ARE JUST THREE. GERMAN TOYS WITH A REPUTATION
WORLD WIDE ARE ELECTRIC TRAIN SETS, MODEL TOYS SUCH AS
BOATS, PLANES AND SOLDIERS. COSTUMED DOLLS AND PORCELAIN
DOLLS TEA SETS ARE AN EXAMPLE OF OTHER SPECIALLITY TOYS.

IN THE EAST OF GERMANY MEISSEN IS FAMOUS FOR ITS PORCELAIN.
THE SHOWROOMS ARE AT LENINALLEE NINE. AT PILLNITZ THERE IS
AN ARTS AND CRAFT SHOP DISPLAYING THE REGIONS CRAFTS.
FURNITURE, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, PORCELAIN AND CRYSTAL.

IN BERLIN THERE ARE A GREAT MANY SHOPS. THE MAIN SHOPPING
AREA IS BETWEEN LEIBNZSTRASSE, HARDENBERGSTRASSE,
LIETZENBURGER STRASSE AND TAUENTZIERISTRASSE. ELEGANT SHOPS
ARE TO BE FOUND IN AVENUE JUGENDSTIL. BOOKSHOPS AND
GALLERIES ARE ALONG GROLMANNSTRASSE. THERE IS ALSO THE
EUROPA CENTRE ON BUDAPESTER STRASSE WHICH HOUSES MANY
BOUTIQUES. THE KA DE WE DEPARTMENT STORE ON TAUENTZIENTRASSE
HAS PRODUCE FROM MANY DIFFERENT COUNTRIES.
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