Gems of Potsdam - Guided Walking Tour

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Explore Potsdam's fascinating heritage. Start your journey by admiring the captivating New Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that blooms with beautiful decorations and stories. From outside, witness the glorious Sanssouci Palace and wander its extensive park, which is also a must-see UNESCO World Heritage Site. Step foot within beautiful Marly Gardens on the Green Fence and discover the artistic Church of Peace. Learn its story and discover intriguing things about Potsdam's development throughout history. Stroll the historic central square whose every corner brings exciting monuments and fascinating sites that are perfect for taking photos with friends and family. At the end of the tour, find yourself in front of Potsdam's art museum where you get to become even more familiar with the art, culture, and history of Potsdam.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Germany

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The New Palace is the last royal residence Frederick the Great would have built in his park. It was a demonstration of the Prussian state’s undiminished power and wealth following the deprivations of the Seven Years’ War

Duration: 12 minutes

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The location of the palace beside its well-known vineyard terraces and the originally preserved 18th-century interior decoration allow visitors to delve into the world.

Duration: 16 minutes

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Approaching the church, the impressive 42-meter-high free-standing bell tower catches the eye. I particularly like the beautiful inner courtyard with the statue of Christ. Only a replica stands here today. The original by Bertel Thorwaldsen can be seen in Copenhagen's Frauenkirche. The figure is standing on a well with a saying on the rim that translates as "Cleanse yourself from sins and not just your face".

Duration: 12 minutes

Stop At: Old Market Square

The historical center of the city. The square consists of the area around St. Nicholas' Church. Today the term refers in particular to the area directly in front of the church. It is bordered by several prestigious historical buildings. The square has been the site of many architectural reconstructions in recent years which has restored much historic building fabric that was lost in World War Two.

Duration: 12 minutes

Stop At: Museum Barberini

Located on the bank of the Havel in Potsdam, the Barberini Palace was used as a venue to stage art exhibits and cultural events since the mid-nineteenth century. The museum presents three temporary exhibitions each year with major loans from international private collections and museums.

Duration: 12 minutes
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