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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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Lovely gardens and the rooms are an interesting insight into German history. visited as opart of a tour which took in the Elbe.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely gardens and the rooms are an interesting insight into German history. visited as opart of a tour which took in the Elbe.

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Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Not as big as Versailles, but still very beautiful. Liked the informative audio guide text. The visit was well organised because there were time slots so was not too crowded inside. Arrive before 10am as the slots seem to fill up quickly.

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

strolling through the vast gardens and parks, enjoy history and architeture, pamper yourself in the tiny little Hof-Opera, feel imperial for a moment... P.S. ignore the masses of tourists...

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Amazing palace and gardens, worth a visit. The tour of the palace was very interesting and the palace itself is, in my opinion, prettier than Versailles. The park is lovely and really large (renting a bike is a must). The vineyards are maintained with care and the set is more than satisfying. Potsdam is a very pretty town too. In... More 

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Castle Pines, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Hard to believe this was built to be a summer palace. It is magnificent. The vineyards built into the hill leading up to the palace, the views, everything is just incredible. The only negative is that I wish they didn't keep curtains drawn in all the windows; it would be lovely to see inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I had wanted to visit Sanssouci Palace for years and to pay my respect to Frederick the Great. Finally I made it, despite the hot weather on that day in July 2015. Going there from downtown Berlin by train can be tricky, depending on how you get there. Taking the city bus from the Potsdam train station was rather easy.... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

One day excursion to Potsdam Sanssouci palaces (Neues Palais is beautiful as well) and park is worthwhile for anyone loving great architecture and amazing parks.. for Sanssouci is better to reserve in advance or to come really early to be sure you get a ticket for that day.. The Chinese tea house in the park is to be seen as... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It may be the right spot to spend a day out,either with friends or with your relatives. You may walk and walk and walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A small palace used as a summer entertainment area for the King.Lovely views fom the terrace and the grave of the King and his dogs is interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Have been several palaces and learned the cultural difference really reflected everywhere including the palace. Friedrich II ran away (from being a Prince and the future Prussian Emperor) when he was 18 (a typical teenager rebellion behavior) but he was known as a military genius and a great king. For 3 Euro, you gained the permission to take photos in... More 

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Address: Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Phone Number: 0331.96 94-200
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Brandenburg  >  Potsdam

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