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Sanssouci Palace

Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 9694200
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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+49 331 9694200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This magnificent, magical place was the summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia who is also buried here with his 11 dogs. It is a must-see, along with many other interesting Potsdam places from ancient and more recent history.

Thank Holly V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most amazing guide here, Dorit W. She is a master storyteller and she has a delightful sense of humor. Just one thing, you cannot take pictures inside the palace. This was the summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. It...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm always amazed how did rulers lived I the past. Gold on each step nice paintings on walls, big rooms... You will get audio guide. Only each hour or so people can enter. No flash allowed.

Thank Matej K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built by Frederick the Great, who is buried here with his 11 dogs. Very beautiful white and gold palace in Potsdam. Nice grounds -- didn't go inside.

Thank Wesley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss Sanssouci palace of Potsdam when you are in Berlin. Get an audio guide or guided tour for very interesting information.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful palace and park with great walks through the various historic buildings and gardens. Highly recommended for the whole family.

Thank grahamp687
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I definitely recommend visiting this Palace. It's beautiful and full of interesting history. Be sure to get the audio guide and the photo permit! Totally worth it!

Thank Tanner W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice looking palace surrounded by a nice big park. Not so interesting on the inside however. Not bad overall.

Thank EZ_Leb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To get the most from Potsdam (Sanssouci) you need to like gardens and enjoy Country Houses. I was unable to enter the summer palace of Frederick the Great, too many groups I was told. Through the season this is a common occurrence. Groups have to...More

2  Thank peter m
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Travelled out from Berlin by S7 train, took about 45 minutes, and then took the bus to Sanssouci Palace. Admission was €21 booked online. Have to arrive at a certain time, and groups are allowed in according to ticket time. Given an audio device which...More

4  Thank Mark P
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martyp183
Going to Berlin in July and would like to visit Potsdam too. We plan to take the regional train from Zoo Station and get off at the Park Sanssouci stop. How far is this stop from Sanssouci Palace and also centre of Potsdam for some sight-seeing. Is it all within easy walking distance. Thanks
18 May 2017|
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Response from José Rodolfo U | Reviewed this property |
Walking is the name of the game when visiting Postdam and its sorroundings.
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Britta B
Is the Palace open on Easter or Good Friday?
12 February 2017|
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Response from Ray S | Reviewed this property |
Easter is a big deal in Germany, they could be closed. But then a lot of people have holiday then and it would make sense for them to be open. The only way you will know for sure is to email them.
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Ana G
Hello, Do we have to buy entrance tickets for the palace and if yes,how much they cost? We don't want to book tour, just to visit the palace. Thank you in advance. Best regards, Ana
3 December 2016|
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Response from KrisD_pl | Reviewed this property |
Q: "Do we have to buy entrance tickets for the palace and if yes,how much they cost?" A: Yes. They cost EUR 12 per adult for the palace. If you want to see other palaces and buildings the Sanssouci+ ticket is a better option... More
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