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Potsdam Harbour, Photo: Jan Hoffmann
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Potsdam’s harbour is located in the centre of town, right by the shore of the river Havel. Modern passenger ships of the...

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FILMPARK Babelsberg - Live erleben!
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The Filmpark Babelsberg, located in Potsdam, takes you into the world of film and television.
Everything concerning film...

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Nauener Tor
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Adjacent to the Dutch Quarter, the large gate "Nauener Tor" is one of Potsdam´s central meeting places. Once the summer months...

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Brandenburger Tor © TMB-Fotoarchiv/ Bach
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The seven year’s war was won in 1770. A triumphal arch was to express the joy over this: the Brandenburg Gate was erected...

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Hans Otto Theater at the Tiefen See © Sebastian Gabsch
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In Schiffbauergasse, which used to be the shipwrights’ alley and where once the first steamships were constructed, numerous...

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Belvedere auf dem Pfingstberg (Foto: Michael Lueder)
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Because of the beautiful view, Frederick William IV had "Belvedere on the Pfingstberg" built around 1850 according to his own...

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Einstein Tower © TMB-picture archive/ Bach
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Between 1876 and 1924 a range of scientific organisations established several institutes and observatories on Potsdam´s...

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Kommandantenhaus/memorial site Lindenstraße 54/55, photo: TMB/Hoffmann
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The Kommandantenhaus was built between 1733 and 1737. Its construction was ordered by King Frederick William I, the so-called...

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Glienicker Brücke © TMB-Fotoarchiv/ Kröger
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Glienicker Brücke, the bridge that connects the state capital of Potsdam with the federal capital of Berlin, was one of the...

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Krongut Bornstedt - Preußen als Event , Bornstedt Aussenansicht (Copyright Laggner Gruppe)
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In 1874, Krongut Bornstedt, the royal estate, was constructed as part of the Sanssouci ensemble of castles and gardens. In the...

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Marmorpalais und Heiliger See © SPSG/ Hagen
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The New Garden is located between the Heilige See (holy lake), the Jungfernsee (lake of the virgins) and Pfingstberg (Whitsuntide...

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Nikolaikirche © TMB/Hoffmann
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As soon as you can see the golden figure of Atlas on the roof of the old city hall from afar, you can be certain to have arrived...

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Das Holländische Viertel im Sommer © TMB-Fotoarchiv/ Ehn
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Small shops, cafés and bars attract visitors in this part of town. For the extension of the garrison town, the soldier king...

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Sanssouci Palace and Park © TMB-Fotoarchiv/ Böttcher/SPSG
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Frederick the Great wanted to cultivate plums, figs and wine on Potsdam’s doorstep. In 1744, he had a terraced garden designed...

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The Biosphere Potsdam © Biosphäre Potsdam
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Summer all year long at the Potsdam Biosphere. More than 20,000 precious and fascinating tropical plants and take visitors into...

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