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Potsdam Destination Guide

Explore Potsdam in Germany.

Potsdam in the region of Brandenburg with it's 145,292 inhabitants is located in Germany - some 17 mi (or 27 km) South-West of Berlin, the country's capital city.

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Time in Potsdam is now 01:49 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Berlin" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Copenhagen, Malmö, Wustermark, Weinbohla, Teltower Vorstadt or Kiewitt. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Potsdam - Three Travel Tips | Discover G...

04:28 min ( July 01, 2012 by deutschewelleenglish)
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Soprano singer Ute Beckert shows us three of her favorite places in Potsdam: the Pfingstberg hill, the Bornstedt Crown Estate and the Hans Otto Theater

The Darkstars: Konzert im Club Charlotte...

05:46 min ( February 16, 2009 by Raik Raupach)
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Tumult eV: Indie-, Rock-Konzert im Club Chatrlotte Potsdam Germany

Sanssouci King Frederick Great Royal Pal...

05:20 min ( November 19, 2011 by BAZHE)
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Sanssouci - Sanssouci is the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, at Potsdam, near Berlin. It is often counted among the German rivals of Versailles. While Sanss...

Trip to Potsdam

03:42 min ( December 04, 2006 by roxxma)
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We took a daytrip to Potsdam, we walked around the Dutch Quarter before headed to Sanssousi Palace

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Scobel Fragt:

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" Sternhagelvoll " Wenn Mister Spock Die Ohren Spitzt

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Der Gute Mensch Von Sezuan

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Lord Marschall George Keith – Aus Der Zeit Gefallen

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Europa Verteidigen

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Uwe Steimle "Heimatstunde" Gastspiel

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Gehen Oder Der Zweite April

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Bohren & Der Club Of Gore - Bohren For Beginners

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Latin Of Sans Titre

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Interesting facts about this location

Stadtschloss, Potsdam

The Potsdam City Palace was a historical building in Potsdam, Germany. It was the second official residence (the winter residence) of the margraves and electors of Brandenburg, later kings in Prussia, kings of Prussia and German emperors. It stood on the Old Market in Potsdam, next to the Church of St. Nicholas (Nikolaikirche) and the Old Townhall. A reconstruction of the City Palace is underway, as a new construction but with the historic facade and including numerous original components.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 52.4, 13.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Baroque architecture in Potsdam, Buildings and structures in Germany destroyed during World War II, Buildings and structures in Potsdam, Destroyed landmarks in Germany, Houses completed in 1669, Houses completed in 1752, Palaces in Brandenburg, Royal residences in Brandenburg

Church of Peace (Sanssouci)

The Protestant Church of Peace is situated in the Marly Gardens on the Green Fence in the palace grounds of Sanssouci Park in Potsdam, Germany. The church was built according to the wishes and with the close involvement of the artistically gifted King Frederick William IV and designed by the court architect, Ludwig Persius. After Persius' death in 1845, the architect Friedrich August Stüler was charged with continuing his work.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 52.4, 13.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Potsdam, Cemeteries in Germany, Churches completed in 1854, Churches in Brandenburg, Lutheran cemeteries, Neo-Byzantine architecture in Germany, Protestant churches, Sanssouci Park, Visitor attractions in Potsdam

Einstein Tower

The Einstein Tower is an astrophysical observatory in the Albert Einstein Science Park in Potsdam, Germany built by Erich Mendelsohn. It was built on the summit of the Potsdam Telegraphenberg to house a solar telescope designed by the astronomer Erwin Finlay-Freundlich. The telescope supports experiments and observations to validate (or disprove) Albert Einstein's relativity theory.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 52.4, 13.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Astronomical observatories in Germany, Buildings and structures completed in 1921, Buildings and structures in Potsdam, Erich Mendelsohn buildings, Expressionist architecture, Modernist architecture in Germany, Solar telescopes


The Jungfernsee (translated "Virgins Lake") is located north of Potsdam, Germany. It was a glacial kettle and is now part of the River Havel, which runs along its southeastern shore, which is also the only part of its shores that is in Berlin. The rest of the Lake lies in the Potsdam district.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 52.4, 13.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Federal waterways in Germany, Geography of Potsdam, Lakes of Berlin, Lakes of Brandenburg, Steglitz-Zehlendorf


Schloss Cecilienhof is a palace in the northern part of the Neuer Garten park in Potsdam, Germany, close to the Jungfernsee lake. It has been part of the Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990. Cecilienhof was the last palace built by the Hohenzollern family. Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany had it erected for his son, Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany, and the crown prince's wife Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

More reading: Cecilienhof homepage
Located at 52.4, 13.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Potsdam, Castles in Brandenburg, Historic house museums in Germany, Hotels in Germany, Houses completed in 1917, Museums in Potsdam, Palaces in Brandenburg, Royal residences in Brandenburg, Tudor Revival architecture

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