Le Buffet im KaDeWe -Kaufhaus des Westens
21 Tauentzienstraße, Berlin, Germany
030/2121 ext. 0
Le Buffet im KaDeWe -Kaufhaus des Westens Berlin Reviews
KaDeWe - Don´t miss it! Feb 14, 2005
Berlin is a fantastic city that only can grow on you every time when you go there. I have been there a couple of times in the later years and one time many years ago before the breakdown of the wall.
Every time when I an in Berlin I have to visit the biggest of all department Stores on the european contignent. The KaDeWe lies in the heart of Berlin which means you can get there easily from any location, whatever the form of transport. KaDeWe is a legend.
A visit to the grocery store and delicatessen on the top floor should not be missed. This is where well-to-do Berliners can be seen feasting on champagne and oysters.
The success of this department store was not foreseeable when it opened on Wittenbergplatz in 1907. The architect Emil Schaudt designed the building at Tauentzienstrasse 21–24 to fit the architecture of the nearby middle class residential neighborhood. But with the KaDeWe, the Tauentzien rapidly developed into an important shopping mile.
In 1929 two more floors were added to the five-story department store. The KaDeWe was again extensively enlarged in the nineties and an impressive rooftop with a winter garden was added.
Berlin would be unimaginable without Kaufhaus des Westens. In this department store you can get anything that you dream about and I find it amusing and not too expensive to sit in the champagne bar and just watch the people go by. If you don't feel for champagne you go to the beer bar or sushi bar and do the same thing.
Part of the Berlin 2005/2 travel blog
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