Every Sunday between 10 AM and 6 PM, numerous private sellers join together at the flea market at Mauerpark to sell their personal belongings. With that, a big crowd of locals and tourists come visit the popular spot in the hopes of finding a good bargain or a unique treasure.
Flea Market – Selection
Over the last 10 years, Mauerpark´s flea market on Sunday has grown tremendously in size and popularity with thousands of visitors strolling down the park exploring over 100 stands. It is the perfect spot to find everything going from vintage clothing, vinyls and jewelry to bicycles, furniture and old cameras for relatively low prices. Not only that, but Mauerpark´s market is the ideal place to try your best bargaining methods.
Flea Market at Mauerpark – Food Options
At Mauerpark, a big selection of food trucks offers visitors various delicious and affordable meals from across the world. If you want to feel like a true Berliner, you can try out the traditional Currywust. Other delicious treats include the Turkish salted pancakes stuffed with cheese and minces meat and the Mexican burrito. Because Berlin is known as the vegan capital, a lot of people have high expectations. Though, the flea market at Mauerpark does not disappoint in their vegan options. I would highly recommend the Greek Gyros Pita, which is a personal favorite. For the people wanting to bring their own snacks and drinks, there is nothing to worry about. Mauerpark welcomes everyone to bring their own food and drinks.
Mauerpark – How to get there?
Because Mauerpark is located where the wall used to stand, it separates the districts of Prenzlauerberg and Wedding. The flea market is situated 5 minutes away by foot from the Eberswalderstraße metro on line 2. When you exit the U-bahn, you can take Bernauer Straße to get to the flea market. Another option to get to Mauerpark is to go by tram. Here, you can take the M1 or M12 and exit on Eberswalder Straße. Next, you take Bernauer Straße to get into the park. Lastly, you can also get there by bus 247 and get off at Wolliner Straße.
Even though, the flea market might seem a bit chaotic when you visit first, the more you look at the details, the more you will appreciate every aspect. For people who like to avoid the busy crowd, you might want to stay away from the rush hours between 12 – 3 PM.
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