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Sanssouci Park

Maulbeerallee, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Ranked #1 of 28 attractions in Potsdam
Type: Parks, Gardens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We took the RE1 from/to Friedrichstrasse in Berlin. Just half and hour and covered by an ABC Berlin transport pass. Potsdam station misled us into going out the wrong (North) side and we ended up walking from there through old Potsdam (not that interesting) and into Sans Souci park. It's a lovely mix of formal gardens and palaces to much... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

There is seriously so much to see here you could take half a day at least. There are a few castles dotted around the park, including a couple at the west end, a Chinese House, a botanical garden and palm house, an orangerie and finally Sanssouci Palace. There were plenty of places to stop and take photos. Take some food... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Park Sanssoici contains all the important palaces in Potsdam. Sanssouci Palace, Orengeria, Neues Palais and Chinese Tea House are all in this park. Park has great gardens, that has been decorated with stunning sculptures. Potsdam is only 45 minute away from Berlin with train. If you will stay in Berlin more than three days you should reserve your one full... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We purchased public transport pass including zone C and upon clerks recommendation we took a trip on a train about 40 minutes to Potsdam.What a nice surprise. At the station we took a ride on a double decker that goes around town. With audio at hand we learned and seen a lot of this charming city. Sanssouci Park is very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This makes for a great day trip out of Berlin and the gardens and palaces are quite beautiful, however if you've seen other palaces in Europe you aren't missing much by skipping them here. That said, we had a lovely (albeit very long) walk through the park during our visit and it's a pleasant place to spend time.

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Lincs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A must see if you are visiting Berlin. South West of the city along the lakes and rivers, this palace and grounds are fantastic. The parks and gardens are all free, a public park. Perfect for a stroll and a picnic, where you won't get told to keep off the grass! Easily reached from Berlin by taking S7 Potsdam and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is a must see. A little out of Berlin but we drove, so I don't know how to get there by public transportation. It is also very vast, and requires walking a bit. Teen ager was bored.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We went to Sans Souci in April, just as the tourists are waking up. It was lovely. We toured two palaces. One where you wore oversized wool clogs to protect the floors, and then Sans Souci. The taped descriptions were excellent and told of how the royal family lived in the areas. We used a train and a local bus... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This park has plenty to see so make sure you are wearing comfortable shoes as a lot of walking is involved. You will need at least 3 or 4 hours to see the main sites and it has lots of photo opportunities. Overall I would highly recommend a visit if you are in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Spare yourself the main palace site which is bit of a tourist trap and simply walk around the park and view the other less know sights. We thoroughly enjoyed our time and spent a whole day here just wandering around this fascinating place.

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