Potsdam's Gardens, Potsdam

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Churchill, Stalin, and Truman met at Potsdam's Gardens to decide how to establish post-war order at the end of the World War II. This area is renowned as a stellar example of design that combines fine architecture with a respect for the existing natural landscapes. Palaces and parks line the banks of the Havel river. The gardens often host important cultural, social, and political events. Covering more than 500 hectares (1,235 acres), this World Heritage site's 150 buildings were constructed between 1730 and 1916. Explore the vast green areas and architectural structures on foot or by bicycle. You can pick up a map at the visitor center. Work out when and for how long to visit Potsdam's Gardens and other Potsdam attractions using our handy Potsdam planner .
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  • Wonderful tour. The guide was very knowledgable. He shared a tremendous amount of history with us. He also went above and beyond making sure my son and I found our way back to Berlin.  more »
  • A stroll through the gardens of Sans Sousi calms the soul. You can clearly understand why Frederick II resorted to this retreat after the battles. The combination of the natural landscape with the architecture of both buildings and gardens emits valuable harmony.
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