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Address: Zur Historischen Muhle, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Phone Number: (0) 331 96 94-200
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Lovely gardens - If want to go inside the buildings, make plans

The gardens are free, and you can spend easily half the day roaming the lovely gardens. There's more than enough to spend your time with outside, but if it's important to you to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The gardens are free, and you can spend easily half the day roaming the lovely gardens. There's more than enough to spend your time with outside, but if it's important to you to go inside the palaces, I suggest to make plans ahead time and book it. We went on the weekend and thought about maybe trying to check out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

These gardens are a great place to spend your morning walking around or having a picnic. They are quite big so you can easily have a few hours just walking around even without going to the palaces. Getting there from central Berlin is very easy- direct train to Potsdam and then a bus from the train station to the gardens.... More 

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Lunen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

One of the places to visit beside all those known places in Berlin. Potsdam is also nice and this one is a must see between those two cities. I enjoyed it.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The park exceeded my expectations. Its free to enter and €2 for a park map that includes a short and long walk with numbered information. The gardens are maintained emmaculately and the palaces are well worth a visit albeit we didn't have time to go inside. We only had time to visit for a few hours. If I was going... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Most enjoyable visit from Berlin. Only thing I should add is when they state a four hour trip remember one hour will be transit time. Our multilingual guide was very knowledgeable with the history and setting. As Potsdam is a very beautiful area and rich in history I would recommend taking the train from Berlin and either do a self... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We enjoyed being around. The park is beautiful and in a perfect shape. It is all well maintained. But, and that counts for all, read about the history when visiting the park. It all has a meaning and that why very important to understand the existence.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We came here during mid May and the weather was just perfect. The park is large, adjacent to two palaces and carefully maintained. You will want to have enough time (at least two hours) to stroll in the park, take pictures, visit palaces and identify your favorite spots.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Visually this place was very nice. Sort of a miniature Versailles but without the splendor nor grace. Much of the buildings were in disrepair and there was really no excitement for the visit. It was since we are in Potsdam we should visit Sanssouci Park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lots to explore. You'll need a whole day if you want to see at least a couple of the palaces and explore the park a little. If you want to do the walk just one way you can catch a city bus back, and the bus is included if you purchased a Berlin welcome card with the ABC zone option.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

If you have time, do hop onto the train for the 45 minute train journey to Potsdam & then catch the bus from the train station to the Park. We were lucky enough to have a fine day and spent 5 very pleasurable hours walking round the park and admiring the gardens and palaces. The architecture was such a contrast... More 

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