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Sanssouci Royal Park

Potsdam is a place that most people have never heard of. This can be a good or bad thing depending upon your point of view. The Palaces and grounds are amongst the best in Europe. This unique area became a world heritage site in 1990.

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Since I first visited Potsdam in 2003, I have returned a number of times and I'm am slowly starting to appreciate how much the area has to offer for visitors. The Sanssouci Royal Park is huge with numerous buildings. Most visitors only scratch the surface with visits to the main buildings.

  • Last visit to Potsdam: May 2002
  • Intro Updated Dec 1, 2008
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 9, 2014 at 2:35 PM

    Me again, coming back after several years for another look at this very interesting page. I still haven't been to Potsdam (except on business), because I keep going west to France instead.

    • alancollins's Profile Photo
      Apr 13, 2014 at 1:18 AM

      I always think of Potsdam being similar to Berlin with no distinct centre, with lots of things to see, but everything is spread out and its always at the end of a bus or tram ride.

  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2012 at 11:15 AM

    Very nice pages. Will be there in May 2013 as a daytrip from Berlin.

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Mar 15, 2010 at 1:55 AM

    Wonderful page! Lovely photo's! Had just finished reading about it on a Castle's of Germany website. It is a wonder they don't have golf carts for hire with so much walking to be done.

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2009 at 2:34 PM

    My one visit to Potsdam so far was a somewhat hectic business trip with no time to look at the sights, so I hope to return. Great that you have been there several times and had a good look at everything! I like the history and the Einstein connection.

  • MD2nd's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2009 at 5:23 AM

    Great Potsdam page! Fantastic intro on Sanssouci! Very detailled things-to-do tips!!

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Dec 5, 2008 at 11:59 PM

    So that's why it's called Einteintrum...did I spell that right? hehehe...nice tip...thanks

  • evaanna's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2008 at 2:09 PM

    Interesting place to visit. What a lot of great palaces of various sizes. I loved the 'Turkish Mosque'. Excellent pictures and now even more good informative tips.

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Aug 27, 2008 at 12:55 PM

    To be beside the Schloss where history was changed by some great statesmen must have been a wonderful experience. The parks look lovely & I do like to walk around too!

  • Aug 26, 2008 at 5:44 AM

    Some great new photos here from Potsdam

  • nora_south_africa's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2008 at 11:06 PM

    Also my first time to hear of this place, was interesting to work through it!

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