KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens), Berlin

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Tauentziehnstraße, Berlin-Schöneberg

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    KaDeWe

    by TinyTuck Written Nov 7, 2002

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    KaDeWe means "Kaufhaus des Westens" (Shopping center of the West). This biggest shopping center of the continent (excluding England I believe) was opened in 1907, and sells just about anything. It's pretty crowded though.

    What to buy: Anything

    What to pay: Probably a lot?

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    KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens): Europs biggest department store

    by alexberlin Written Sep 23, 2002

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    The KaDeWe is just as much a part of Berlin as the Brandenburg Gate, the Gedächtniskirche and the Television tower. On the other hand, the Berlin atmosphere, Parisian perfumes and the unique flair of the metropolis make their mark on the image of our store. The KaDeWe is the largest department store on the European continent. The choice and spectacular assortment of goods turn a shopping spree in the KaDeWe into an unforgettable experience.

    The original building was designed by the architect Emil Schaudt. He endowed the building with everything a department store needs: generous proportions, functionality and atmosphere. The entire inner architecture radiates lightness and elegance. High above the roofs of Berlin, a glass-domed restaurant invites you to stop and enjoy. You can soar up through the open-roofed atrium in modern panorama elevators to the glass dome.

    What to buy: 60,000 square metres (equivalent to the Olympic stadium plus 4 football fields)
    over 380,000 articles of merchandise
    2,400 members (70% female) including 100 trainees

    The most popular department at KaDeWe is the delicatessen floor. It is the gourmet´s Mecca. The discerning palate can choose from around 33,000 different products in this, the largest food-hall in Europe.
    about 1,300 different sorts of cheeese
    about 400 types of bread and rolls
    about 1,200 sorts of sausages
    about 2,400 wines from 5 continents

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    KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens): A little like Harrods in London

    by Linse Written Apr 2, 2011

    It´s really big and even though you don´t buy anything it´s still interesting just to go and take a look.

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    KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens): shopping center

    by reminio Written Jun 30, 2005

    KaDeWe is one astonishing shopping center that sells almost everything.From roof restaurant have perfect view of city

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    KaDeWe (Top Floor)

    by TinyTuck Written Nov 7, 2002

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    At the last floor there are cafés and restaurants serving a great variety of specialties to chose from.

    Inside of the KaDeWe

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