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Sanssouci Palace

Address: Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Phone Number: 0331.96 94-200
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Private Tour: Berlin Highlights and Potsdam...
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Ranked #4 of 29 Attractions in Potsdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Owner description: Friedrich the Great's amazing 18th-century palace, reminiscent of the...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Owner description: Friedrich the Great's amazing 18th-century palace, reminiscent of the grandeur of Versailles, is surrounded by a magnificent 600-acre park.
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Sanssouci is very charming with the green roofed, yellow walls, terrace vines. The place can only be visited on guided tours, and takes about 45 mins. The guide was very informative and helped gave us a better understanding of the history, the décor of the rooms which enhanced our tour. The rooms are in the romantic rococo style (personal favourite).... More 

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melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

On Christmas day, we went on a self guided trip to Potsdam taking the 30 minute train from Berlin city centre to Potsdam main train station, then a bus that brought us to Sanssouci Palace. Like what other TA reviewers said, it is a small Versailles but I think the 40 minute audio guided tour was worth it at 12... More 

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Bad Hofgastein, Austria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Expectations were much more than the reality. The place is a bit run down and can only be visited on guided tours

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

A small yet exciting place of beauty. The rooms are full of the life of Frederick the great. The lavish rooms are superb- a wonder........

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

you can pass the internal tour and just walk around and enjoy the . great garden but dont forget to cee the great balcony infrom of the palace

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Interesting history with insight into Frederick the Great. The home is called a palace but it is a small palace on the large grounds that have beautiful gardens. We took the audio tour as our guide was not allowed to go with us. Glad we went bit would not repeat.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The vision that Frederick put into the whole concept of Sanssouci is worth the trip from Berlin - go early and get the full time to see around all the grounds as well as the palace itself - Potsdam itself is well worth the time, so plan a proper day trip to here and you won't be disappointed.

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Limassol
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Such a beautiful palace, well worth the visit but try and get there in the summer or spring so you can enjoy the palace gardens. We were there in December when it was bitterly cold and windy so we didn't get the full beauty of the place. We were shocked by the extremely rude and unfriendly staff at the entrance... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I took the S-bahn to Potsdam to visit Schloss Sanssouci during my time in Berlin. I was unfortunately pretty underwhelmed by the palace tour and didn't really think it was worth it's entrance fee. You are given an audioguide and paraded around the palace room to room by an employee. I visited in winter though and when I had gone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Walked the parks, saw all the buildings and did the tour.such a lovely day out. Non German audio tour takes about 40 minutes, such a different palace from the usual. As it is December no queues but still busy. Take bus 295 from rail station all the way round to near front entrance . If you gave a day pass... More 

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