The flea market culture is something particularly wonderful in Berlin. But with so many people wanting to partake in this experience, some of them have become something of a battle to walk through in the past few years.
Nowkolln is still small enough to have a very meticulous look about it and still local enough to find your next door neighbor selling homemade chocolate cake and coffee. But it’s hipper than other flea markets since its participants and visitors are mostly that wave of international creative types. You can still find odd little things like old 1950s ornaments or modern, locally hand-made products. And all for flea market prices.
It only happens every third Sunday of the month, so check their blog for details. It’s always a nice, relaxed atmosphere – sometimes with street performers and ‘bio’ food stands. But most importantly, without the big tourist traffic jams.