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Charlottenhof Castle

Oekonomieweg, 14471 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 4933 19694200
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A bit left behind...

This castle is located inside Sanssouci Park, where other 4 palaces and castles were built. Of them... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Enrique1980
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Potsdam, Germany
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Hardly a Palace

A bit off the beaten track stands this one floor small palace or house that was very simply... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
ukienomad
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Orange Park, Florida
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  • Average24%
  • Poor1%
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Oekonomieweg, 14471 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This castle is located inside Sanssouci Park, where other 4 palaces and castles were built. Of them all, Charlottenhof seems to be the one that less care gets, as it seems totally left behind and forgoten. It is a pitty as the building is small,...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A bit off the beaten track stands this one floor small palace or house that was very simply appointed and most of the furniture was authentic. The private tour was done in German and they gave you a sheet of paper in English so you...More

Thank ukienomad
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This fantastic heritage castles are magical and a must see, most beautiful grounds of gardens, castles, statues, just amazing.

Thank Rina T
Reviewed 2 June 2016

It was a guided tour only and in German. Even if I do speak it , I would have preferred it in English as I had to translate on French for my parents. However the guide provided us with a nice leaflet full of explanations...More

Thank Sandrinezefrog
Reviewed 27 September 2015

There is no audioguide for this, you must go on tour in done in German. German speakers were clearly getting a lot more info than on the placard we got. Mostly underwhelming compared to Sanssoucci and the New Chambers, so I would not recommend this...More

Thank Rooindie
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Berliner Residenz Konzerte consisted of a dinner at the Palace with excellent food: salad, filet and pear tart, and a concert of Mozart's masterpieces. Considering they were feeding 150 people I expected not great food of a German fare. Everything was wonderful. The salad fresh,...More

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed 26 August 2015

With only eleven rooms, Charlottenhof Castle is hardly a palace; but as a country cottage for the crown prince and his wife, it made a lovely retreat. Renowned architect FrederichSchinkel designed it following the Greek style he favored over heavier Roman Neoclassicism, and the main...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 15 July 2015

When I visited this castle, I noticed it was one of the best preserved castle around the "castles complex" on Potsdam. This is a much smaller castle, but probably the garden around it would make it better. Even though is a nice castle, the fountain...More

Thank Guilherme Kenji F
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The guide was very nice and because all of the people were speaking English she explained everything only in English and not in German. It was nice and fun to hear all the stories and explanations.

Thank AnimalLover2727
Reviewed 14 October 2014

It's the only place in whole Sanssouci Park, where you need to join guided tour to get inside. Tours start every hour or when the group reaches minimum number of participants. We decided not to wait, as we just missed the tour, and we would...More

Thank endrju_74
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