Shamefully so, many of the beautiful old market halls in Berlin have been handed over to big investors who like to give them to supermarkets and discounters, under whose regime much of the original charme is lost (see: Ackerhalle at Invalidenstraße). But not in this case: the Markthalle IX (built in 1891) in Kreuzberg was lucky enough to turn its fate, when taken over by an initiative who strives to re-establish the old structures, where a mixture of small and loval vendors and producers creates a lively atmosphere.
Tag: farmer’s market
Do you have any idea what chickweed is and that you can actually eat it? I didn’t, but I’ve seen it on offer at Winterfeldt market and it at least looked delicious, which tells you a lot about this market.
There are many Turkish markets in Berlin, but none might be as known as the one at Maybachufer in Kreuzberg. Tuesdays and Fridays innumerable vendors set up their stands along the streets to sell everything from petty wares to glitter shoes.