The shopping area known as Kurfürstendamm includes Tauentzien Straße at its eastern extension. Together they comprise an almost five kilometer long boulevard lined with countless luxury boutiques, fashion stores, shops and restaurants.
Between KaDeWe and Europacenter
Tauentzienstraße begins at Wittenbergplatz where the famous KaDeWe department store is located. The street runs west towards Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church where the street name changes into Kurfürstendamm. Between KaDeWe and the church, one can find most of the medium-priced international fashion chains and sport brands as well as large shoe stores. Close to the church, the Europacenter hosts another 70 shops and restaurants.
Luxury Labels at Kurfürstendamm
Walking west down Kurfürstendamm the stores become more elegant and exclusive. Set amongst the luxurious hotels, restaurants and cafés are displays windows for international designers and labels including Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Luis Vuitton, Cartier, Dolce and Gabbana, Bally, and Valentino.
Explore the side streets!
Also worth visiting are the elegant side streets that run north from Kurfürstendamm such as Fasanenstraße, Knesebeckstraße or Bleibtreustraße. Here, many chic boutiques and fancy stores can be found on the ground floors of elegant old apartment buildings. These streets also lead to Savignyplatz, an atmospheric square where during summer, hundreds of people can be found sitting in front of bars and restaurants.