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« on: August 18, 2006 04:03:05 AM »

i'm going to Munich for a week and would like to search out some fabric stores as well as second hand/used stores or "flea market/marche' aux puces"?
Also (OT) I'm traveling with my dog. Are dogs allowed in stores & restaurants?

« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2006 09:00:03 AM »

Hi Mini,

there are some fabric stores around here in Munich, but your best bet will probably be big stores like Hertie and Karstadt. They have a "Kurzwaren" department (4th floor Karstadt at Karlsplatz and 1st floor Hertie at Karlsplatz/ Hauptbahnhof). Dont try Kaufhof, though. It is equally big but has hardly any fabric. There is also a store called Donaco (or sth. like that), its about 10 minutes walk from the center.

Flea markets are usually friday/ saturday and a bit outside Munich. You could go to Riem by S-Bahn. Sometimes there is a flea market at the Olympiagelnde but I dont recall when that is.

As for second hand clothing (and a small choice of second hand fabric) you could go to Resales. There is one at ....guess Smiley ..... Karlsplatz (well, Sonnenstrae, about one minute walk from Karlsplatz.

Have fun,


« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2006 12:05:14 PM »

Oh. Thank you so much! We are actually staying  in the south of the city. (I want to say Sebling(?) or Au (?)... But I think we are near the metro. My boy friend is working so I will entertain my self during the week with fabric shopping! Smiley
Ok, I can't shop all week! Maybe I'll do some sightseeing too!  Wink
I'm really excited. I've been to Munich once before (for a day). And really liked it (even though it was really cold at the time). So, I'm excited to see it with better weather.


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