Things to do in Potsdam
Top Things To Do In Potsdam
Explore the best things to do in Potsdam. These are the most preferred tourist activities.
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Top Tourist Attractions in Potsdam
Must see places in Potsdam ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Potsdam and point of interests to visit.
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Sanssouci ParkAdded 5509 times in Trip Plans
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Sanssouci PalaceAdded 6509 times in Trip Plans
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Neues PalaisAdded 4248 times in Trip Plans
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Dutch QuarterAdded 3829 times in Trip Plans
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Filmpark BabelsbergAdded 1123 times in Trip Plans
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Brandenburger Tor PotsdamAdded 5031 times in Trip Plans
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Orangery PalaceAdded 2698 times in Trip Plans
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Chinesisches HausAdded 1985 times in Trip Plans
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Historische Muhle Von SanssouciAdded 2927 times in Trip Plans
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Potsdam is usually a day trip from Berlin but to truly see the city’s many attractions - take about 2 days to fill your travel itinerary. Start your day by exploring the UNESCO World heritage sites- Sanssouci Palace and Park, Babelsberg Park and the Sacrow Park along with the historic places like the Dutch Quarters with 18th century building.
A walk in the Russian Colony ‘Alexandrowka’ offers a peak of the houses of Russian immigrants. Don’t miss out on the famous Café in House No. 4 ( Haus 4).
The Krongut Bornstedt’s Italian architecture along with the adjoining gorgeous gardens, make for a romantic pocket in Potsdam.
For history buffs, the Film Museum (showcasing the history of Cinema in Potsdam), the Potsdam Museum and the Filmpark Babelsberg, is an experience in itself. The art scene in Potsdam is best seen in Altes Rathaus and Gemäldegaleria with the latter showcasing some of the most beautiful paintings at the Sans Souci Palace.
Amidst all the urban hustle-bustle, the war memorials are a reminder of Potsdam’s World War history and pays tribute to all the people who have lost their lives. The ‘Gedenk- und Begegnungsstätte Ehemaliges KGB-Gefängnis’ reminds the city of the repercussions of Dictatorship.
Along with a lesson in history and art, Potsdam completes the experience by offering a variety of things to do. The Nightlife in Potsdam is lively with insomniac bars and pubs that offer the best food, music and drinks! The ‘Bar-O-Meter’ is a popular hangout spot with an open-menu that dishes out your favorite food and serves a delicious cocktail menu. The La Leander forms the focal point in Dutch quarter for party goers and is a preferred LGBTIQ pub.
Wrap up your stay in the city by tasting a variety of cheese at Kaesestuebchen and shopping for small gifts and souvenirs at Brandenburger Strasse. Apart from the city’s markets that add to its extensive shopping pulse, Potsdam does have popular malls that provide the quintessential shopping experience. The Stern-Center Potsdam is the perfect place to splurge when in the city and end the stay with some much needed retail therapy.
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