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Sanssouci Palace

Park Sanssouci, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
0331.96 94-200
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Ranked #4 of 30 attractions in Potsdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Parks, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
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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Brussels, Belgium
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106 reviews 106 reviews
37 attraction reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

what more to tell, the reason to go to Potsdam, not to miss, special rooms, masterpiece of rococo! good audio guide by the way

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Limited access by fixed time slots only! First come first serve. Tour by international Audio guide. This Palace has only 12 rooms. Worth visiting (on Weekends only) is the Hofdamenflügel on the western side of the Palace.

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Scarborough, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
52 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The whole of the Sanssouci complex is really beautiful. The grounds are beautiful to walk around and there are a number of little buildings as well as Sanssouci and the New Palace to visit. The grounds are quite extensive so be prepared to do a lot of walking. It's probably a 2km walk from Sanssouci to New Palace. When you... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I bought tickets online for Sansoucci directly through their website. The tickets are for a specific time and the time is strictly adhered to so make sure you show up at the time indicated on your ticket. There are audio headsets in various languages which give a brief information about each room which is very helpful and informative. We visited... More

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165 reviews 165 reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

B'days of the palace reached on foot from Potsdam hbf about what at all didn't regret. Tickets bought at office near the palace and a historical mill. By a mill also rose, expecting the time - Sanssouci Palace the only place, an entrance where it is regulated by visit time. Inside you receive the audioguide, the text clear and quite... More

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Chamonix, France
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68 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Absolutely a great palace to visit with all the surrounding gardens and buildings that are part of this huge complex. Wonderfully restored is in rococo' style with silk tapestries and superb wooden floor.Really gives the idea of the "grandeur" of the period.

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Atlanta Georgia
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453 helpful votes 453 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Rick Steves' directions to Sansoucy Palace are wrong. We took bus 606 believing as Rick claims in his guide book that it would take us to the Palace. It does not. The closest that bus 606 gets you is to the far corner of the Sansoucy Park grounds. The correct bus to take is 695. I was traveling with my... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Schloss Sanssouci or Sanssouci palace is located 26 km from berlin , 30 minutes by general transportation , amazing internal and external

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Oakland, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Frederick the Great was a renaissance man. Sans Souci is a small country palace in Potsdam, just outside Berlin. There is an apartment for Frederick's good friend Voltaire. You can see the music room where there were small concerts. The grounds are manicured. The palace is on a hill, up many steps. On the grounds there is an old windmill,... More

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The palace and the gardens especially are fantastic...You can spend the day just see the gardens!!! the palace is cool but if you want to take pictures inside you have to pay 3 euro's just an fyi, but the gardens are the real draw for this place!!!

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