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Alternative Christmas Markets in Berlin

[caption id="attachment_4417" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Holy Shit Shopping by Rolf G Wackenberg[/caption] Bah humbug! Tired of the repetitive rows of wooden huts selling identical festive junk reproducing like spores across the city? Grogged out but still in desperate need of some extra stocking stuffers? Still looking to indulge in the obligatory over-consumption and over-indulgence of the Christmas season? This weekend Berlin plays host to a collection of 'Alternative Christmas Markets' that might be just what you are looking for. Whilst you're still waiting for the snow. Here are our top five picks! - 1.Holy Shit Shopping (3rd December & 4th December) One of those venues that looks significantly different when viewed by light of day, the Kraftwerk on Köpenickerstrasse (pictured above) will be familiar to most Berliners as home to the legendary Tresor techno club. But on the first weekend of December, the industrial chambers of this functioning electrical power station are transformed to host what Berlin does…