Potsdam offers a variety of shopping and entertainment. Ramble about Potsdam’s baroque old city or the center of Babelsberg. Discover the city around Brandenburg Street with its shops and modern shopping malls in old inner courtyards. From here you can easily visit the Dutch Quarter with its galleries, upscale boutiques, restaurants and trendy pubs.
You can spend the evening enjoying various cultural activities or at the casino Joker’s Garden at the leisure park Neuer Lustgarten. Afterwards you can go to one of the numerous bars and pubs.
The weekly market on the baroque city square Bassinplatz and the market on Weaver’s Square offer seasonal and regional specialties. Depending on the season they can offer you cherries from Werder, fresh fish from the river Havel, Teltow turnips or asparagus from Beelitz.
Potsdam offers a wide variety of eating establishments ranging from romantic sidewalk cafes, ritzy fish restaurants, trendy rustic pubs, Italian ice cream parlors and pizzerias, Anatolian, Chinese, Greek, Italian, and French cuisine as well as restaurants regional fare and even medieval meals. Everyone can find something for his budget and taste. Many locations carry the city of Potsdam’s seal of approval “Potsdamer Gastlichkeit” (Potsdam’s Hospitality).