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Neues Palais

Am Neuen Palais 10 | Potsdam, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Ranked #12 of 30 attractions in Potsdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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delhi
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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109 reviews 109 reviews
39 attraction reviews
231 helpful votes 231 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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Geneva, Switzerland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Be ready to walk through a huge palais with oversized slippers. On the weekend, more rooms are open to the public that are closed during the week for renovations. These rooms smell musty and need to be ventilated especially now during the hot summer months. Overall, there are some really interesting rooms decorated with a silver motif. We especially liked... More

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Moscow
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167 reviews 167 reviews
34 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The biggest and the most remote from the city and the station the palace in Sansoussi. It is represented that to it it is better to reach by bus and to begin survey with it. Otherwise forces simply doesn't remain. The palace makes impression a little started and being reconstructed, especially with outside. Internal rooms remained much better. Though as... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The ballroom and the Grottensaal are closed (July 2014) due to Major Restauration. You can have a guided tour or an Audio guide. No more toilets in the Palace - only in the visitor Center near by.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

After walking throughout the gardens around Sanssouci, we visited the Neues Palace. This was interesting and not at all crowded. Unfortunately, visitors are required to wear protective covering on their feet to protect the original flooring. While this is understandable, this footwear nearly ruins the visit. Nevertheless, we did enjoy seeing the exhibits, paintings, and other items. We would have... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is the largest and only real Castle at Sans Souci. We had to get a ticket at the ticket office, quite a distance from the entrance to the Castle, despite we had a Premium-Tageskarte. You are offered an hour long audioguided tour in English. The two major attractions the "Grotten-" and "Marmorsaal" was closed due to renovation, and this... More

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Castro Valley, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Visiting this palace is not the best investment for your time and energy. The walls are a mess of peeled and faded paint. The slippers that visitors are obliged to wear are uncomfortable, awkward and even dangerously slippery underfoot. The free audio guide explains the interior in great detail, but I found I was too exasperated to pay full attention.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A very large palace and very tiring to go around. All the treasures are removed and only faded interiors and second rate art remain. Not worth the time and trouble to get to, although the shop here was the best of all the museum shops, a very good selection.

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

When I visited Neues Palais 14 years, the Grotto Hall and the Marble Hall were the most beautiful rooms of the entire Sanssouci Park. The Neues Palais has deteriorated and is under renovation. As consequence, Grotto Hall and the Marble Hall were closed until 2017. There is really no point visiting the other rooms if you have seen Sanssouci, Neues... More

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