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Sightseeing in Potsdam

A short train journey away from Berlin lies the city of Potsdam. For those interested in some of the history of Germany, this city should not be missed and would make an ideal day trip from Berlin. Historically it is famous for the Potsdam conference and declaration, but the city is also a nice place to visit to see some of Germany's royal past.

Its main attraction is the Sanssouci park where you will find several royal palaces and gardens. The most striking examples are the new palace and the Sanssouci palace. The most impressive feature of the Sanssouci palace are its terraced gardens in front of the main palace building. The new palace is just a large impressive building which can be visited using a guided tour. Other buildings in Sanssouci park include the Neue Kammern the Orangery and the Chinese tea house.

To s
ee the whole park you will have to walk a considerable amount, so be prepared, but the palaces are well worth it. To enter the park is free, but the palaces will charge you an entrance fee. The whole park gives you a good impression of how the royalty must have lived (the good life) in Germany in former times.

Potsdam also has an old town which has several interesting places such as the Jagertor, the city hall, the Nauener tor, the old town hall and the Potsdam Brandenburg gate. The park with its palaces its still the main draw to visit Potsdam though. To get to Potsdam there is a train connection directly to Berlin. From the train station you can easily walk to the old town and Sanssouci park. 


Potsdam travel photo gallery

 



Old town hall, Potsdam.

Old town hall.

 
Nikolai church, Potsdam.

Nikolai church.

 
The impressive old town hall of Potsdam, Germany.

The impressive old town hall.

 

 


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Brandenburger gate, Potsdam.

Brandenburger gate.

 



Historical houses in the old town center of Potsdam.

Historical houses in the old town center.

 



Historical houses.

Historical houses.

 
The history of Potsdam.

The historical city center.

 
The Brandenburger gate in Potsdam, Germany.

The Brandenburger gate.

 
Brandenburger gate.

Brandenburger gate.

 
Friedens church, Potsdam.

Friedens church.

 
Friedens church on the waterfront of the lake.

Friedens church on the waterfront of the lake.

 
Statue in the courtyard of the Friedens church.

Statue in the courtyard of the Friedens church.

 
Neue Kammern.

Neue Kammern.

 
Sanssouci gardens in Potsdam, Germany.

Sanssouci gardens.

 



Sanssouci palace, Potsdam.

Sanssouci palace.

 
Layered gardens of the Sanssouci palace.

Layered gardens of the Sanssouci palace.

 
Steps leading up to the Sanssouci palace.

Steps leading up to the Sanssouci palace.

 
Statues decorating the Sanssouci palace.

Statues decorating the Sanssouci palace.

 



The front facade of the Sanssouci palace in Potsdam, Germany.

The front facade of the Sanssouci palace.

 



The yellow colored Sanssouci palace.

The yellow colored Sanssouci palace.

 
Terraced gardens of the Sanssouci palace.

Terraced gardens of the Sanssouci palace.

 
Steps of the Sanssouci palace.

Steps of the Sanssouci palace.

 
Neue Kammern, Potsdam.

Neue Kammern.

 



Sicilian garden, Potsdam.

Sicilian garden.

 



Orangery, Potsdam.

Orangery.

 
Statue of a man with an bow and arrow.

Statue of a man with an bow and arrow.

 
Pond of the Orangery.

Pond of the Orangery.

 



Beautiful architecture and design of the Orangery pond.

Beautiful architecture and design of the Orangery pond.

 



The imposing Orangery.

The imposing Orangery.

 
Steps leading to the Orangery.

Steps leading to the Orangery.

 



Front facade of the Orangery in Potsdam.

Front facade of the Orangery.

 
Belvedere on Klausberg in Potsdam, Germany.

Belvedere on Klausberg.

 
Dragon house, Potsdam.

Dragon house.

 
Belvedere on Klausberg.

Belvedere on Klausberg.

 
Windows of the Orangery.

Windows of the Orangery.

 
Statue of an angel with wings.

Statue of an angel with wings.

 



Orangery in Potsdam, Germany.

Orangery.

 
Statue in the gardens of the Orangery.

Statue in the gardens of the Orangery.

 



New palace, Potsdam.

New palace.

 



Back of the red colored New palace.

Back of the red colored New palace.

 



Garden in front of the New palace.

Garden in front of the New palace.

 
Architectural details of the New palace.

Architectural details of the New palace.

 
New palace in Potsdam, Germany.

New palace.

 
Main entrance of the New palace.

Main entrance of the New palace.

 
Courtyard of the New palace Potsdam.

Courtyard of the New palace.

 
University of Potsdam in the Sanssouci park.

University of in Sanssouci park.

 



Panoramic view of the New palace in Potsdam, Germany.

Panoramic view of the New palace.

 
Main entrance of the New Palace.

Main entrance of the New Palace.

 
A golden bird on top of the palace.

A golden bird on top of the palace.

 
Statues decorating the new palace.

Statues decorating the new palace.

 



Back of the new palace on a sunny day.

Back of the new palace on a sunny day.

 
Friendship temple, Potsdam.

Friendship temple.

 
Statue of a young man in Sanssouci park.

Statue of a young man in Sanssouci park.

 



Chinese tea house, Potsdam.

Chinese tea house.

 
Decorated walkway.

Decorated walkway.

 
German royal decorations in Potsdam.

German royal decorations.

 
Residential apartments in the town center of Potsdam.

Residential apartments in the town center.

 



Jagertor, Potsdam.

Jagertor.

 



Potsdam city hall.

City hall.

 
Nauener Tor, Potsdam.

Nauener Tor.


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