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Neues Palais

Address: Am Neuen Palais, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Phone Number: ( 0) 331 96 94-200
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Ranked #8 of 31 Attractions in Potsdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Wittenberg, Germany
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This palace is situated at the western end of the garden-palatial ensemble of Frederick the Great. This has (is ) being extensively renovated and is most impressive in its use of marble - a must for palace fans

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London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
90 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

The buildings are impressive. Beautiful architecture, huge gardens, interesting decoration. To understand better it's relations with the history of German, I suggest you to get a guide tour.

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cape coral florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

What a marvelous historical building. Can't tell you how much we enjoyed it. Trouble was that we booked a "private tour" of the site with PotsdamTourismus ( I think this is the official tourist office ) and the guide merely gave us the audio guide given to all visitors and then her input to our visit was to merely tell... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
39 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Make sure you see this palace when visiting Potsdam. It is the largest summer palace in Europe and truly breathtaking. The renovations will be finished in 2017 but still worth a visit. Great grounds for hiking or bicycle rides.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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169 reviews 169 reviews
137 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Huge building on the west side of Sanssouci Park, one of those places, when you think you go in and never go out... But here - it takes about 30 minutes or less to go around exhibitions inside. In August 2013 large parts of surrounding areas and some parts of building itself fenced off for much needed refurbishements. Included in... More 

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130 reviews 130 reviews
59 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The building is great from the outside. But inside, it is fairly sparse, not what we were expecting from a royal palace. You do get a chance to wear gigantic clown slippers over your shows, and to practice your shuffle technique, in an effort to preserve the floors. But if you are short on time, Sans Souci would be a... More 

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Fortaleza, CE
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496 reviews 496 reviews
433 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The New Palace is some minutes away from the Sanssouci Palace walking through the park. The new palace has some weird decoration that you do not expect in a Palace. It is included in the complex ticket that you get in the Sanssouci Palace.

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Ostergotland County, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you are a history buff, this is a can't miss part of a Potsdam trip. Part of the Sans Souci Royal Park, Frederick the Great created the Palais as a guest house as San Souci was too small. Eventually became the summer home of the Hohenzollerns. Wilhelm spent the last few days before WWI here.

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
41 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The New Palace Neues Palais the building of the palace commenced at the end of the Seven Years' War, to celebrate Prussia’s success. Frederick the Great has demonstrate the power and glories of Prussia attributing it as fanfaronade, an excess of splendor in marble, stone and gilt For the King, the New Palace as explained by the guide was not... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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140 reviews 140 reviews
51 attraction reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

ok, not the nicest of castles but it has a value, some interesting rooms, is big. When we were there, the two biggest or most interesting rooms were closed for renovation, but still worth looking at

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