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Schloss Cecilienhof

Im Neuen Garten 11, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 9694200
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This historic country house is the site where Truman, Churchill and Stalin met at the famous Potsdam Conference following World War II.
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  • Average9%
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Im Neuen Garten 11, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 9694200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the best way of learning about history, of course focus is on the conference on the aftermath of WOII, but still the audioguide and the scene is amazing.

Thank Dimitri S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful palace to look around and the self-guided tour of the conference facilities are a must.

Thank 192iaina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just come from the Sanssouci Palace, so going to Schloss Ceclilienhof was a shock just because the architecture is so vastly different. Also, there are massive renovations and construction going on, so it was tough to fully enjoy, or even imagine, what this...More

Thank brandarchitect
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To visit the very room where FDR Stalin and Churchill met to discuss the end of WW II was such an honor. We can only hope we do not experience such a war again. The location is near the Bridge of Spies.

Thank taxlady63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alot of building work going on so some restrictions at the moment, mind you Berlin has building work going on so many places at the moment. Nice to see buildings being looked after. Lovely setting.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

History made here at the Potsdam Conference where Truman, Churchill, and Stalin met to discuss the division of Germany after WWII. Unfortunately there was a lot of scaffolding up while doing building repairs...so, outside photos were not good. The inside was interesting along with the...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The main feature of this Palace is the room where the Potsdam Conference was held after WW2 in 1945. You are standing in the room where Churchill, Stalin, and Truman divided up Germany and Berlin after the war. The room is set up exactly the...More

Thank ChuckBrooks
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Schloss Cecilienhof in Potsdam is a historic place that one must visit when in the area. The significance of the location shaped Central Europe for more than a century. Multilingual audio guides provide insight into the happenings. The park surrounding the castle is beautifully situated,...More

Thank MelnNige
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Site of the World War II Potsdam Conference with Roosevelt, Churchill & Stalin. Place has a lot of historical significance, but otherwise not very impressive. Only recommend it if you're REALLY into WWII history.

Thank Wesley C
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Was very interested in understanding the history associated with this place. Unfortunately, at the moment, it is covered in scaffolding.

Thank Anthony B
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Margaret V
31 March 2017|
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Response from Ernest C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we travelled from Berlin by Sbahn .... it is an enormous area, I have no doubt there's parking . Glad you liked my review
20 October 2016|
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Response from MWK51 | Reviewed this property |
a taxi would be the easiest, but we had to take a local bus for our return as no taxis or ubers would respond to a request for a pickup
Bill M
27 March 2016|
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Response from RChangla | Reviewed this property |
Go to the information center outside of rail station to get a locate bus map, when you facing the station, on your right hand side. Take the bus in front of the station. This bus will pass several interesting location, you... More