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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
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the family tour that includes the orangery palace, the windmill and the photo gallery (we had some time to kill till the tour to the main palace starts) - the orangery was lovely (though small), the windmill is a 300 year old working...More

Thank Shahar L
Reviewed 3 days ago

The palace is similar to architecture with other palaces of the 16th century. But its furnishings, furniture and things help us to form an opinion about the life and activity of the philosopher king. The garden is very beautiful.

Thank Tufus92
Reviewed 1 week ago

Passing on our way through to Berlin, we managed an afternoon here but that was probably half a day too little. Whilst still in the early days of renovation, the walk around the buildings and through the parklands was wonderful to say the least. Will...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had planned to go to Potsdam for a day trip from Berlin, but less than 24 hours after we arrived we learned of the Potsdam Palace Night when the palace and the grounds were not only open to us, but musicians...More

1  Thank Cecil789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Your not in the palace very long but there is so many other places to see. Very worth a visit

Thank Vicky M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a daytrip to Potsdam from Berlin in September 2018. Getting there was a bit of an adventure. I took the S-Bahn (S7) from Friedrichstrasse Station in Berlin. But because of weekend track construction the train was diverted to the S3 line and did...More

1  Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful buildings, nice & clear audiotours and really worth your while! We took the Sansouci+ ticket and could have spent more than a day here discovering everything. Be sure to book your time for both the old and new palace up front, as otherwise you...More

1  Thank Koen V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a little out of the City, it is easily accessible by S-bahn to Potsdam and bus from the Hauptbahnhof. Entry is by time slot and at the time of my visit I had a 1.25hr wait. I used this time to view the gardens...More

1  Thank bill g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This palace is well worth a visit it's very much like Versille in style.we only had a few hours here but managed to see most of the fantastic features. When you buy your ticket buy a combination as it get you into the Old Winmill...More

1  Thank Susan J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This palace is in contrast to the Neues Palace and its interior decoration has a nice summer feel. There is a paid wrist band for taking photos inside the palaces inside Sanssouci Park. This is a must visit palace in the Sanssouci Park, and will...More

Thank Madhumitha R
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Iheartjennychu
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Mostafa K | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can it is an open park
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Iheartjennychu
September 2, 2018|
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Response from sion99 | Reviewed this property |
The Park is open from 08:00 until dusk but the buildings are closed Monday. I'm not sure where the steps you refer to are but if outside you can see them on Monday.
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Ameliamado
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Cynthia S | Reviewed this property |
I found this information on a Potsdam website. I hope it helps: In 2018, the Potsdam Night of the Palaces celebrates its 20th anniversary. Having been revived with new splendour, this popular music festival has not only... More
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