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Neues Palais

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Address: Am Neuen Palais, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Phone Number: ( 0) 331 96 94-200
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Unfortunately the palace is being renovated. We did not go inside the musem, but even walking around this palace is very enjoyable. Let the beauty come into you. Sit down on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately the palace is being renovated. We did not go inside the musem, but even walking around this palace is very enjoyable. Let the beauty come into you. Sit down on the grass en enjoy. We loved walking around.

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Conway, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Entry to this palace was included with our ticket to Sans Souci, but be sure to stop first at the ticket office (to the left behind the palace) to confirm and use the toilets! We did not have a guided tour and enjoyed going through ourselves with the included audio guide which was interesting. Even our teenager liked it! Some... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Having visited the main attractions in Potsdam, this is by some distance the least pleasurable experience, mostly due to the customer services issues. For some reason they seem to be trained to follow a strict regime with no sense of logic. For example, although the palace doesn't open until 10am, and it is some distance from the ticket office -... More 

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Stockholm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Built by Frederick the Great of Prussia, the New Palace is a dram in the style called rococo. Even if the palace is large, it feels quite cosy. There are several interesting things to see in the palace, for instance the impressing silk tapestries, the bathtub and several pieces of beautiful furniture. An audioguide is availabe in several languages. Please... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Neues Palais is a very large baroque castle, built by Frederick the Great to celebrate Prussia's victories in the Seven Years' War. It has had a difficult history: virtually abandoned, then restored in the nineteenth century, then used as a museum, partially looted at the end of the second world war. However, it escaped bombing and is gradually being... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

visited this place on nice sunny and cold day during march with a friend, Good place nice park and excellent for walking

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Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is very interesting. The guide had a very good way of explaining history without it being boring. Unfortunately the two main halls (worth seeing) are under construction. Once they are finished I will visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Since much of the Palais is under renovation, you can only access as part of a guided tour - which means buying a ticket and reserving a slot. The commentary by the guides is average and somewhat unenthusiastic and hardly 'engaging'. And of course, if you have a weak bladder, make sure you deal with that before you enter......there are... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Frederick the Great built this six hundred room palace for his guests, while he spent most of his time in the much smaller San Souci at the far reaches of the gardens. Not in the greatest of shape, but impressive even in its dilapidated state.

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Bristol, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Current renovations going on but worth seeing the fruits of labors with what has already been accomplished. Frederick had to build this to accommodate his guests since Sanssouci is so small and he really did not like lots of people around him. The kitchen and servants quarters look like another palace behind the rear courtyard.

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