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Colors of Potsdam - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Potsdam, Germany 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 city’s guests have big and variable program. The city’s symbol is fantastic palace complex Sans-Souci, whose name means “careless”.
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 city’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 “New Garden” 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. Copyright
This city is located near Berlin in a very picturesque place. A large park complex includes a system of lakes, the largest of which is Wannsee. Among the parks and gardens you can see many … Open
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.
Potsdam - Sanssouci Near the park it is the Weaving Block, which is noted for the number of interesting historical buildings. Among them Friedenskirche church is the most important; it was found in 18th century special for Bohemian protestants. Lindstedt palace represents later period, building of this architectural monument has been lasted about 2 years and it was finished in 1860. Also the city’s guests note the walking along Dutch block, which was found in the first half of 18 century, it is noted for interesting and original buildings.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Potsdam and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Potsdam
♥   Basilika Unserer Lieben Frau vom Rosenkranz („Rosenkranz-Basilika“), Berlin, 19.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedral-Basilika St. Hedwig, Berlin, 26.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Peter und Paul, Brandenburg an der Havel, 33.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Stadtkirche Sankt Marien, Wittenberg, 65.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Schloßkirche, Wittenberg, 65.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Potsdam
♥   Castle 'Orangerieschloss' , 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Charlottenhof' , 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Cecilienhof' , 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Neues Palais' , 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Glienicke' , 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Charlottenburg' , 21.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bellevue Palace Berlin' , 24 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique landmarks in Potsdam and around

Charlottenburg Palace

From the series “Rococo Architecture – Famous Monuments”
The old palace is also available for visiting. It will not be enough for a whole day to see all its sights. The tour starts with a visit to the Ceremonial Hall. It is one of the largest rooms. Beautiful old bas-reliefs and decorations from the early 18th century are preserved in this high-vaulted hall. The Porcelain Room is no less interesting. A rich collection of ancient Chinese porcelain is stored in it. … Read further

Monkey Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
Natural materials and fabrics were mostly used for the bar’s decoration. According to this, people feel themselves in a harmony with nature. There are a lot of plants and usual tables are placed by the glazed stubs. The bar is located in the same building with the popular Berlin hotel. Its guests can come to the bar at any time and without queues. Other have to book the table beforehand. In warm season the bar is usually rented for ceremonies. … Read further

Liquidrom Bath

From the series “Most Extraordinary Thermaes, Baths and Saunas in the World”
In 2005, the opening of a unique bath complex "Liquidrom" took place in Berlin, which is a cross between a state-of-the-art sauna and a night club. The complex occupies a spectacular building in a futuristic style, it has a chic panoramic sauna and a real Finnish sauna, as well as massage rooms and even a salt cave. One of the favourite places of rest for visitors is a huge swimming pool with artistic lighting. The pool is filled with sea water, and also supplemented by a special system of underwater music. … Read further
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Potsdam

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