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Charlottenburg Palace (Schloss Charlottenburg)

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Address: Spandauer Damm 20-24 | Luisenplatz, 14059 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 49 30 320 91 440
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Built from 1695–99 as a summer residence for Sophie Charlotte, this palace...

Built from 1695–99 as a summer residence for Sophie Charlotte, this palace is a stunning example of baroque architecture.

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Nice palace ang gardens

Schloß Charlottenberg is a quintessential European chateau type manor house with hundreds of rooms offering era furniture and chattel. Lots of photo ops. Actually a museum with... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Schloß Charlottenberg is a quintessential European chateau type manor house with hundreds of rooms offering era furniture and chattel. Lots of photo ops. Actually a museum with artwork, statues, grand staircases and mirrors. Nice souvenir shoppe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very elegant and beautiful palace with big garden, lake and park. Nice place to walk and rest after loud Berlin.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even with the scaffolding up on the outside it doesn't take away the splendour of the inside, also a lovely walk around the gardens

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have now been to Charlottenburg a few times. I accompany my visitors to Berlin to palace with is beautifully restored and representative of its time. The influence ofbthe monarchs who lived there ove time. This palace is easily reach on bus 46 from Zoo. The bus Stop is at the front of the palace. Once inside great few hours... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So much of Berlin is about the 2nd world war. You can feel it everywhere - so when we decided to visit this Palace it greatly cheered me up. Very like Versailles, beautiful opulent interiors with plenty of old German regal history. The gardens are also beautiful and its fairly cheap to visit at 12 euros. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must see when in Potsdam!! The style,authenticity of the original period pieces,art and frescos. For the lovers of castles, please add this to your must see list.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only one wing is opened for viewing with a fee. An additional fee for taking photos. The rooms exquisite and the surrounding garden add to the beauty of the place. There are a few art museums across the palace.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The palace has rich decorations and it has been very nicely restored. The building itself is worth visiting and there is plenty of paintings it is worth looking at. The furniture is sparse, though. We paid the entrance fee to the entire site, which I highly recommend. As every other attraction in Berlin it is overpriced.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Schloss Charlottenburg is an impressive building, both inside and out. We followed the guided tour on our headsets around the building and learnt a lot. The gardens were stunningly maintained with a breath-taking lake at the bottom

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palace suffered much damage after WWII, but has been restored with meticulous attention to detail. It is hard to believe that what you see isn't all original. The building itself is beautiful and there are many remarkable artifacts to view as well. The grounds are well maintained and regal. A walk to the Belleview House with its porcelain collection... More 

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Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighborhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theaters close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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