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  2. Potsdam - Wikipedia Potsdam(German pronunciation: [ˈpɔtsdam] i) 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 ...

  3. Potsdam: beautiful gardens and UNESCO World Heritage - 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 1. Town of Potsdam, Germany. St Nicholas’ Church (St. Nikolaikirche) Alter Markt and Neuer Markt, Potsdam. Museum Barberini. Film Museum Potsdam. 2. Bassinplatz. 3. Dutch Quarter, Potsdam Germany. 4. Cecilienhof Palace. Why was the Potsdam Conference and Potsdam Declaration important?

  6. Potsdam travel - Lonely Planet | 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 Heritage status in 1990.

  7. Reasons Why You Need to Visit Potsdam Germany...

    Just 25 kilometres southwest of central Berlin, and easily accessible by S-Bahn, Potsdam is the perfect, cheap and convenient day trip or weekend escape from Germany’s capital. Potsdam’s city planning embodies ideas from the Age of Enlightenment, carefully creating a balance between architecture and landscape.

  8. About Potsdam. 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.

  9. One of the largest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany - ...

    As of December 12th, 1990 Potsdam is a UNESCO World Heritage site, one of the largest in Germany! The German Democratic Republic had requested in September, 1989 that the Potsdam Palaces and Parks were to be inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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

    Potsdam. Things to Do in Potsdam, Germany - Potsdam Attractions. Popular things to do. City Tours. Historical Tours. Points of Interest & Landmarks. Half-day Tours. Cultural Tours. Historic Sites. Top Picks. Luxury & Special Occasions. Architectural Buildings. Airport & Hotel Transfers. Outdoor Activities. Specialty Museums.

  11. 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.