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The old town center of Tuebingen offers a diverse mix of shops, from basics such as banks, supermarkets and postal services through to family-run specialty stores, quirky boutiques and antique shops. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning (7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.), the market square (Marktplatz) in front of the town hall becomes a bustling market offering fresh regional produce. You can find many of the same stalls clustered around the Jakobus Church (Jakobuskirche) on Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Shops serving basic needs are also found within the residential neighborhoods. These may include a supermarket, bakery (Bäckerei), butcher (Metzger), pharmacist (Apotheke), stationery shop/newsagent (Schreibwarenladen) and bank sub-branch. The infrastructure information at Neighborhoods and Outskirts gives specific local detail.

Hypermarkets offering household items, electrical goods and clothing alongside the regular groceries can be found in and around Reutlinger Str. on the south side of town, as well as in the local villages of Kirchentellinsfurt and Weilheim. Supermarkets and hypermarkets often encompass a bakery and/or other small shops.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 29/05/2017 1:18pm

Everything you need for for daily life plus many larger items can be purchased in Tuebingen. But shops in Germany are generally closed on Sundays and public holidays, even supermarkets, so do shop ahead!

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