T.O.T.S – The Original Tourist Store


Ever since 1996 the T.O.T.S. Company is located on one of the most traditional boulevards of Berlin, “Unter den Linden”, right next to the Brandenburg Gate. In Berlin the store can be considered one of a kind.

Originally the store specialised in selling traditional high quality wooden toys from well-known German manufacturers from the famous German region of the Erz Gebirge. Today we also offer a large variety of high quality gifts and decorative craftwork made by traditional German manufacturers and select souvenirs. Are you looking for an original small gift from Germany or would you just like to browse? Then come by our store and let us surprise you with our wide product range.

For our customers who want to buy their children a German toy we offer typical wooden toys in a broad range. You can find small wooden spinning tops for just a few cents but also a large variety of games to take on a journey or wooden board games produced by the Ulrich Company, the last still existing manufacturer of traditional wooden board games in Germany. We also have a large collection of teddy bears by Steiff and the also internationally well-known “Käthe-Kruse dolls”. Pedagogical board games produced by the company Selecta are popular with children and adults alike.

Apart from those famous German brands we offer travel requisites such as postcards, city maps and travel guides and also a large variety of common souvenirs such as magnets, key rings, textiles like T-Shirts and sweatshirts and special high-quality steins produced in limited editions. Of course you can also buy original cuckoo clocks from the Black Forest in different sizes and designs.

For collectors of traditional German products there is a lot to discover. We offer fine bone china produced by EMS and the famous “Bears of Berlin” by Ritzenhoff and the well-known collector’s items of the famous Goebel Company, the so called “Hummel figures“ made out of porcelain.

For the Christmas season we offer handmade nut crackers and hand-carved wooden incense burners in the shape of a little figure from the German region Erzgebirge which is known for its handmade Christmas decorations. Traditional Christmas angels made by Wendt & Kühn and modern guardian angels are just a few products to name that will be recognized by people loving German craftsmanship. Our large selection of musical boxes is one of the largest in Germany.

Many people appreciate the quality of the Victorinox pocket knives. In our store we offer a special edition with motives of Berlin. Other well-known products of high-quality are the knives and scissors made by Zwilling, a brand also represented in our store.

Thanks to our exceptional location in direct neighbourhood to the traditional hotel Adlon and the Brandenburg Gate many prominent figures come to our store. We have had the honour to welcome several times the former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, in our store.

It is our sincere wish to offer you a large variety of products, a very good customer service and best German craftsmanship but also it is our aim to offer you a large variety of products in a wide price range. The brands represented in our store guarantee you a very high quality standard.

In case that you need assistance in transporting your purchase, please do not hesitate to ask our staff. We deliver your purchase to your hotel or send it to your home address. Our well-informed, multilingual and friendly staff is glad to assist you.

We look forward to welcome you in our store!