Potsdam: Top things to do and see

Potsdam is located in the Southeast of Berlin. Even though one might think that all the spotlight shines on the capital of Germany, the city of Potsdam (click here for more information about Potsdam) proved to have some attractions which make the city unique all over the world. Thus, be sure to consider these top things to do and see for your next visit!

  1. Feel royal at Sanssouci Palace

Sanssouci Palace is for what Potsdam is probably most famous for. Perfect harmony of nature and architecture make the castle grounds an ideal setting for time travel.

Not to forget about the huge gardens!

Not any surprisingly, Sanssouci Castle was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990.

  1. Discover the Chinese House

The Chinese House is located in the gardens of Sanssouci Palace.

Chinese House Potsdam

It has once been built to be a nice addition of decoration to the huge garden area of Frederick the Great.

  1. Stroll around in the Dutch Quarter

Back in 1733, the quarter was planned and built by the Dutch builder Johann Boumann.

Nowadays, it is the biggest quarter in Dutch style not located in the Netherlands throughout Europe.

  1. Take a photo of the Landtag of Brandenburg

Potsdam is the capital of the federated state Brandenburg. Not any surprisingly you can find several interesting government buildings there.

Landtag of Brandenburg Potsdam

  1. Go for a walk on the Freundschaftsinsel

In-between two arms of the Havel, the river flowing through the city of Potsdam, is the Freundschaftsinsel located.

Freundschaftsinsel Potsdam

Freundschaftsinsel Potsdam

Not that Potsdam has something like a real buzz, but the nature next to the Central Station is a real joy nevertheless.

  1. Visit the Filmmuseum of Potsdam

Besides several exhibitions, interesting silent movies are shown from time to time.

Filmmuseum Potsdam

It is nothing unusual that the exhibitions are diversified and change at a whole after time.


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