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On the skyline

A fully working windmill generating from the wind . As you approach Sanssucci it is hard to miss... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
craigluscar
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Piece of History

This Windmill is one of the oldest surviving and the sails are still working,you can visit it while... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Susan J
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Blyth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The windmill was my favorite part of the park. Lots of interesting things but this was the most interesting. You could climb up rather high in the windmill and have a great view of the entire park. This is a working mill. Really interesting and...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2018

A fully working windmill generating from the wind . As you approach Sanssucci it is hard to miss . It has a gift shop and you are able to climb up inside There is plenty of information of the Dutch miller that owned it ....More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Worth climbing to the top. PRO TIP: delicious beer in unusual bottles sold here inside The Windmill!!! The price is also great- only 2 euro (in other places at least 4 euro per glass) and you can drink it outside. It's cold, delicious and upon...More

Thank seaneczka
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This Windmill is one of the oldest surviving and the sails are still working,you can visit it while at the palace or on its own.They do have a nice court yard coffee shop .

Thank Susan J
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Quite an unexpected sight in the proximity of the schloss and carefully organised gardens. With vines draping from the arms of the windmill, it gives one the feeling of being in a fairytale forest scene. Tickets were being sold from the base booth of the...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A very large windmill that can be seen on way to the palace. There is a gift shop and a metal monument of the whole property close to it.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Our visit to the Windmill was really cool. You can pay a few euros and take a tour of the upper deck / inside the windmill. There is a souvenir shop or some sort of a museum on the ground floor and its quite nice....More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Next to Sanssouci Palace stands a Dutch windmill, in which corn is still milled today with wind power. Since 1738 there has been a windmill on this hill. First it was a post mill which was replaced in 1787 – 1791 by a bigger Dutch...More

Thank mostafak707
Reviewed June 27, 2018

The first windmill here was built in 1738 and thus predated Sanssouci. When that windmill was torn down another was built in 1787-1791 by Frederick I to enhance the rural character of his "without a care" Schloss Sanssouci. During a battle at the end of...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Yep, Possibly the biggest traditional windmill i have ever seen, Nice picture, But thats about it, A 1 minute visit at most

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