Potsdam has been kept the main residence of Prussian kings for long years, a great number of exciting palaces, centuries-old parks and gardens have been kept in the city. A lot of sights of the city are epoch-making objects, the cityâ€™s guests have big and variable program. The cityâ€™s symbol is fantastic palace complex Sans-Souci, whose name means â€ścarelessâ€ť.
Architectural ensemble involves several important buildings, including Summer Palace which was built in the middle of 18 century, it is the great example of Rococo style. Next to it there is New Palace, whose constructing was finished in 1769 after 6 years of building. The New Palace represents the best traditions of Prussian Baroque style, it is the most dimensioned building on the cityâ€™s territory.
Except of beautiful palaces Sans-Souci involves several age-old temples and pavilions, the great number of monuments and sculptures, and fantastic botanical garden. Another complex â€śNew Gardenâ€ť is attractive too. Its main decoration is Marble palace, which represents classicism style. Next to it there is the Cecilienhof palace and unusual portal of Egyptian style, pyramid and sphinx.
After visiting of palaces tourists can walk along big park and look at the secular trees. People who like to walk on foot will like the Babelsberg Park, on its territory there are two age-old palaces. Flatowturm tower is original object, whose height is 46 meters. On its top there is good observation desk, where unbelievable view is available for guests.