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  2. Potsdam - Wikipedia

    Potsdam(German pronunciation:[ˈpɔtsdam]ⓘ) is the capital and, with around 183,000 inhabitants, largest city of the Germanstateof Brandenburg. It is part of the Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region. Potsdam sits on the River Havel, a tributary of the Elbe, downstream of Berlin, and lies embedded in a hilly morainiclandscape dotted with ...

  3. Potsdam | Germany, Map, Population, World War II, & Facts

    Potsdam, city, capital of Brandenburg Land (state), eastern Germany. Lying on the southwest border of Berlin, it is sited where the Nuthe River flows into the Havel River, the confluence becoming a series of lakes. First mentioned in 993 as a Slavic settlement known as Poztupimi, it received its.

  4. Potsdam: beautiful gardens and UNESCO World ... - Germany

    Potsdam. Prussian pomp and splendour, a heritage of great architects and scholars and a focal point during the Cold War: Potsdam offers breathtaking dimensions of culture and history. 300 years ago, Potsdam was transformed into one of Europe's most splendid royal cities.

  5. Potsdam travel - Lonely Planet | Germany, Europe

    Potsdam. Germany, Europe. Potsdam, on the Havel River just 25km southwest of central Berlin, is the capital and crown jewel of the federal state of Brandenburg. Easily reached by S-Bahn, the former Prussian royal seat is the most popular day trip from Berlin, luring visitors with its splendid gardens and palaces, which garnered Unesco World ...

  6. 15 Best Things to Do in Potsdam (Germany) - The Crazy Tourist

    Categories Germany Tags Potsdam 15 Best Things to Do in Potsdam (Germany): Sanssouci Palace; Sanssouci Park; Dutch Quarter; Cecilienhof; Neues Palais; Brandenburg Gate; Belvedere auf dem Pfingstberg; Park Babelsberg; Neuer Garten; Museum Barberini; Alexandrowka; Neuer Markt; Orangery Palace; Filmmuseum; Nikolaikirche

  7. Potsdam, Germany 2023: Best Places to Visit - Tripadvisor

    Potsdam was the residence of the Prussian kings and German Kaisers until 1918. It is the site of the parks and palaces of Sanssouci, the largest World Heritage Site in Germany. The city is now the capital of the German federal state of Brandenburg and a home to three public colleges and a major film production studio. Essential Potsdam Do

  8. 11 Best Things to Do in Potsdam, Germany - TripSavvy

    Potsdam, the capital of Brandenburg in east Germany, makes a great day trip from Berlin and provides some of the elegance missing from a modern big city. The Prussian kings left their royal imprint with lavish palaces, parks, and gardens, many of them with UNESCO World Heritage status.

  9. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Potsdam - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in Potsdam, Germany: See Tripadvisor's 43,607 traveler reviews and photos of Potsdam tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in December. We have reviews of the best places to see in Potsdam. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  10. Potsdam – Travel guide at Wikivoyage

    The town has a population of about 180,000 (2019). It is widely known for its castles and landscape as a World Heritage Site. Potsdam is more than 1000 years old. Many historic buildings are under re-construction after World War II and the period of the German Democratic Republic (GDR, or "East Germany").

  11. State Capital Potsdam

    Potsdam, the city of Prussian palaces and parks currently offers a rich and diverse culture and arts scene in addition to its proud historical heritage which reaches far beyond its borders. more Dream Factory Babelsberg (© T.Schirmag)