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Friedrich the Great's amazing 18th-century palace, reminiscent of the grandeur of Versailles, is surrounded by a magnificent 600-acre park.more
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Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Reviewed May 3, 2019

Impossible to visit all the palaces but nice to try! Be sure to make your reservations the day before for the main palace as the line up to get in gets long real fast. The view from the top is worth going up all those...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed May 3, 2019

I highly recommend giving yourself half a day to wander through the park, where Sanssouci Palace lives. It's gorgeous, peaceful, and filled with several historical points of interests, a few palaces including Sanssouci. Sanssouci itself is pretty wild to see in person. Extremely unique grounds,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

This is a small palace to visit as it contains only 12 room, none of which are that spectacular. An audioguide is needed as there are no descriptive panels in any rooms. You need to buy photo permit for 3€ (valid all day for all...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed April 28, 2019

Located in an amazing parkland, with lots of other palaces around all differently themed. It takes most of the day to get around it all and involves a fair bit of walking, so be prepared and wear very comfortable footwear!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Helen F
Reviewed April 25, 2019

Beautiful Palace and grounds. I bought the combo tickets online so I could get a time slot to get into the Palace. In the offseason go to the ticket office, the time slots are always available. I'd wouldn't recommend the Combo ticket until May because...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank munchkin19
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic palace, well preserved. You will not be disappointed! The rooms are beautifully decorated and there are many beautiful items within the palace - give yourself at least half a day

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

We visited the palace on Sunday afternoon, the day was sunny and we had the most wonderful time. The palace is magnificent, the gardens so impressive and a real pleasure to walk around. If you want to have a relaxing time, the gardens if Sanssouci...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

Very beautiful palace with lots of history. The decorations and ornaments were very intricate and impressive. The architecture was also very grand. The surrounding gardens were huge and lots of things to see too.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 588phis
Reviewed April 4, 2019

Found the grounds fascinating and could have spent longer taking everything in. How decadant it all was and one can imagine trotting from one palace to the next. There was a weird flautist who turned away from anyone who didn't give him money at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SoniaCunha
Reviewed April 3, 2019

This palace is beautiful but I found the history of the King during the tour so interesting. Purchase your tickets at the gift shop and wait your designated time. The view while waiting is beautiful with faux Roman ruins in the background.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Jorge P
July 18, 2019|
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Response from 44trisha | Reviewed this property |
There's a car park near the windmill and visitor centre which leads to a gentle uphill sloped path to the palace.
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paul l
March 24, 2019|
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Response from KenandRamona | Reviewed this property |
We went at 14:00 in early Sept on a Saturday and the wait was only about 15 minutes.
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Iheartjennychu
September 2, 2018|
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Response from mostafak707 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can it is an open park
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