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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 9694200
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A fantastic palace and views all around. So much oppulence here. Amazing to see how some people lived. Some original interiors still there to see. Amazing

Thank 522depeche
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The palace is absolutely wonderful, and the audio guide is very informative, both about the building and about Frederick generally. The rooms inside are lavishly decorated and every last detail is designed to fit the theme. We didn't have to wait too long after buying...More

Thank Ceiridwen F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The palace gets you back to Frederick the Great era, with a very impressive guidance available on audio guide. Photos are allowed at additional fee.Go there around noon for best light conditions. Book your time slot on time and make sure you are on time.

Thank Davor R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Home and burial site of mighty Fredrick the Great the Sanssouci Palace is remarkably beautiful and the definition of excessive opulence. The architecture grandeur and stunning park can be enjoyed by all ages. Allow at least 3 hours for your visit bring a camera and...More

Thank Don L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frederick the great was a brilliant and talented musician, art lover and agricultural planner. A kind of Jefferson of Prussia. Sans Souci was his monument to all these passions. A bit over the top but a legacy of genius. Worth seeing any day or any...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sanssouci Palace is a very nice breath of fresh air and easily accessible from the Potsdam Hbf. Take buses 614, 650, 695 up to the palace ticket offices. The transportation is included in the Berlin Welcome Pass that includes A,B,C sections and the same...More

2  Thank Benson C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle and grounds were absolutely beautiful. The day was started off misting, but it turned out to be a nice day. We were able to enjoy the castle and see the architectural details. Enjoyed the history of the region.

1  Thank 841sandral
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got off the bus from the train station too early but we were treated to the iconic view of the palace from the bottom of the steps where there are grapes growing on each step landing. The palace itself is small and beautiful but...More

1  Thank Tourhound
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frederick the Great of Prussia built this summer palace and invited people to it whose company he enjoyed, among them the French philosopher and publicist Voltaire. It is not large as palaces go, but it is very pretty and splendidly located within the Sanssouci park....More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Sanssouci Palace on a beautiful August day. We didn't book ahead so I was worried we would only be able to see this palace from the outside. We arrived there at 9.30am and there was only one other person in the queue. We...More

3  Thank Blaxlandexplorer
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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
Britta B
13 February 2017|
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Response from Ray S | Reviewed this property |
Easter is a big deal in Germany, they could be closed. But then a lot of people have holiday then and it would make sense for them to be open. The only way you will know for sure is to email them.
Ana G
4 December 2016|
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Response from KrisD_pl | Reviewed this property |
Q: "Do we have to buy entrance tickets for the palace and if yes,how much they cost?" A: Yes. They cost EUR 12 per adult for the palace. If you want to see other palaces and buildings the Sanssouci+ ticket is a better option... More