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Schloss Sanssouci (frz. sans souci „ohne Sorge“) ist eines der bekanntesten Hohenzollernschlösser in Potsdam. Nach eigenen Skizzen ließ der preußische König Friedrich der Große in den Jahren 1745–1747 das kleine Sommerschloss im Stil des Rokoko errichten.
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Prussian palaces in original form and style, amazing gardens around the palaces to enjoy in all times of the year.
Royal summer palace with 18th century furniture and famous vineyard terraces.
This Palace is in Potsdam, a 45min S Bahn ride outside of Berlin. Take at least a day to explore the area for its beautiful parks and lakes.
Sanssoucis is the most famous palace around Potsdam (there are many of them). I never visited the palace itself, but I heard it's disappointing. But you have to see the gardens around. There are very diverse, from vine-draped terraces, the Orangerie, the botanical gardens... They are so diverse and…
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