For a long time, Germany, especially The Capital Berlin was known as a place where cash was king. Where many shops, and restaurants refused to accept payments by card or mobile phone.
However, that is rapidly changing in Berling a 22-venue food hub has opened and cash banned throughout.
Near the city's Potsdamer Platz, there are authentic Chinese noodles, Korean fried chicken, and Syrian hummus. and the whole place is fully cashless, which is something new for the German Capital.
According to the German Central Bank, cash continues to be the most used way to pay for goods and services.
However in 2021, 58 percent of all payments were cash down from 74 percent in 2017.