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The jungle landscape of the Biosphäre Potsdam © Biosphäre Potsdam/Merkau
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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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Aerial picture of New Palace, photo: Hannemann
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Erected under King Frederick II at the western end of Sanssouci Park, the New Palace is the largest and most impressive palace...

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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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Haveldampfer vor dem Babelsberger Schloss © Weiße Flotte Potsdam
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Peter Joseph Lenné and Karl Friedrich Schinkel did their best here as well to make Babelsberg Castle and Park an impressive...

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Stadtkanal Potsdam
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The City Canal is one of the historic emblems of Potsdam that are currently being reconstructed.  
There were already early...

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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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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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Museum Alexandrowka © Jan Hoffmann
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Frederick William III and the Russian Czar Alexander were close friends. To give expression to this friendship, Frederick had...

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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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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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Great Refractor © TMB-picture archive/ Kühne
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One of the most striking features of the science park "Albert Einstein" on Telegraphenberg Hill in Potsdam is the "Great...

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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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Cecilienhof Palace in summer, © SPSG/ Roland Handrick
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Churchill, Truman, Stalin: the three of them wrote world history here and discussed how to partition Germany. From 17th  June to...

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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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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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