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Address: Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Phone Number: 0331.96 94-200
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Description: Friedrich the Great's amazing 18th-century palace, reminiscent of the...
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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King Frederick knew what he wanted to create and he managed to do so. The topic in the Sanssouci Park. You can't miss it.

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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245 reviews 245 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

King Frederick knew what he wanted to create and he managed to do so. The topic in the Sanssouci Park. You can't miss it.

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had time to kill on the way back to Amsterdam from Berlin so we went through Potsdam and visited the Sanssouci Palace. The short tour was very organised and not that crowded when we went. The garden was nice and I'm sure will be even nicer later on in spring or summer. For those bringing a car, parking is... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The grounds are amazing, and if we knew then what we know now, we wouldn't have take the tour of the inside. The crowds made it somewhat less than enjoyable and the rooms weren't nearly as grandiose as other palaces.

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Bredene, Belgium
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This R&R palace was built to entertain and impress. Take the day and visit the park as well as the other buildings. Include the Chineese palace! Tickets are 19,50 for the entire visit.

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Conway, Arkansas
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous rococo palace! It's pretty small, so you see the whole palace on your tour and the rooms are amazing. Entry is by timed ticket and it sells out. Buy your tickets ahead of time or stop in the tourist information center in the railway station as soon as you arrive to purchase tickets.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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292 helpful votes 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My second visit here was definitely better than the first, as they seem to have streamlined the operation, and have a far better approach to customer service than the nearby Neue Palace. Visiting at around noon seemed to be a good time, and the scheduling of visits for a particular time seemed to avoid overcrowding

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Sanssouci is a great memoir of beauty and grandeur which surrounded past rulers of Germany. Both the park and the palace are beautiful and interesting and well worth the visit. Be aware that the number of tickets available per day is very low and usually you need to buy them in advance online. If you plan to visit more than... More 

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Heerenveen, The Netherlands
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Sans Souci means 'no worries' -- the perfect spot to make beautifull pictures of family and friends in harmony with the surroundings.

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Paihia, New Zealand
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

About 40 minutes by train from Berlin + a bus ride - but really worth it. The audio guide is very good and the decoration within the palace is stunning. If you have the Berlin Welcome Card you can get the Sanssouci + ticket cheaper. This allows you to get into other palaces but also into the Sanssouci kitchens, the... More 

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Stockholm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Frederic the Great built this quite small palace for the summer period from April to October. It is simple, yet very elegant. Situated on a hill overlooking the park, the palace also has the vineyard in front of it. Do not forget to visit the kitchen and the ladies wing, parts of the palace, which were built a century later.... More 

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