Actually, Oberpollinger is quite chic, but not quite a boutique anymore with a space of more than 40,000 sq meters in downtown Munich. With more than 100 years of history in the Altstadt, Oberpollinger is thought of as one of Bavaria’s premier department stores. And now it’s all dressed up for the holidays, with its art florescent tree sculpture outside (I’m not sure I understand that one) and the Christmas shoppers walking by. It’s a great place for shopping, with one of the best toy stores in Munich, top fashions, and a great gathering place on the top floor restaurant. This isn’t meant to be an advertisement, but it’s a great mix of shopping and Munich history – a good combination during the Christmas season.