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Sanssouci Palace

Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 9694200
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Friedrich the Great's amazing 18th-century palace, reminiscent of the grandeur of Versailles, is surrounded by a magnificent 600-acre park.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 9694200
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The buildings, gardens, statuary, and fountains are as interesting as one would expect for a royal palace; the unexpected was the size of the surrounding parkland. We enjoyed a few hours strolling around these grounds seeing very few people along the way, and left the...More

1  Thank Steven G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice audio tour (multiple languages), very informative. The tour brings you to all the relevant rooms of the King and his guest.

Thank Dauban M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge place with castles and little streams here and there ...swans and ducks swimming in them .trees and statues all blended in a winter backround .this place looks like fairy tale .we will visit Potsdam again just to see it during spring when its on...More

Thank Meikas88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy train ride from Berlin gets you to Potsdam, a beautiful small town where the German royal family spent their summers hunting and riding. The Sanssouci Palace is perched above a vast park of fountains, statues, and endless walking paths. Well worth a visit...More

1  Thank susanpdoherty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a great experience overall, whilst the palace itself is stunning, the organisation of the tour not very good. Cost: €8 with a student card, €12 without. €3 for a 'permit' to take photos (don't buy this, we did thinking they would be strict inside...More

Thank Llama2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lavish is not the word! Sansoucci is a beautiful little palace with magnificent gardens surrounding it, something like 600 acres if my memory serves me correctly. It reminds me of a smaller scale Versailles with it's beautifully manicured lawns, shrubs and trees and decorative statues...More

3  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sanssouci is a very famous palace, however the building itself is rather small and not that impressive. The main selling point is the park and not the palace, however the nature is not enough if you are visiting during the holidays. If you are staying...More

2  Thank DimitrijeMi
Reviewed 18 December 2017

When visiting Potsdam and surrounds make sure you visit this castle it is well worth it. It is a smallish castle to walk through but combined with the surrounding gardens, it is an excellent place to visit. Our German tour guide was very interesting and...More

1  Thank JayCeetrips
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We went here after the Neues Palace. This palace is much smaller, your visit covering about 12 rooms. The rooms are beautiful as are the furnishings. The grounds are also very beautiful. This place was very crowded. You have to buy a timed ticket to...More

Thank Ricmar60
Reviewed 14 December 2017

If you are in Potsdam don't miss the opportunity to visit this magnificent palace. If possible take a guided tour but audio guides are also available. Not all of the rooms are open to visitors but those are of such quality to have a real...More

Thank Jack D
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13 January 2018|
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Response from 57Boy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the furnishings are appropriate and in style with the original, even down to the wood flooring and beds.
6 October 2017|
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Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
keine ahnung
19 May 2017|
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Response from Ovidiu S | Reviewed this property |
train is around 1h from Zoo Berlin to PotsdamHBF, AND THEN BUS NR 606 3 stops.from the bus station is around 15 min walking distance to Sansoucci Palace