Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Potsdam

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Potsdam is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Potsdam a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Potsdam.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Potsdam:

  1. Dutch Quarter

    #1 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Dutch Quarter

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Potsdam, Mittelstrasse, Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Dutch Quarter was designed by Jan Bouman and was completely built by the year 1742. Today, the quarter has the greatest collection of Dutch Houses outside of Netherlands. The beautiful 169 buildin...Read more

  2. Orangery Palace

    #2 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Orangery Palace

    Tags: Park, Palace, Architecture , Fountain

    Address: An der Orangerie 3-5, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Orangery Palace was the last palace building built in Sanssouci Park and was made on the orders of Frederick William IV. The elegant building is loved for its Italian influences with sculptures, f...Read more

  3. Propsteikirche Sankt Peter Und Paul

    #3 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Propsteikirche Sankt Peter Und Paul

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Am Bassin 2, 14467 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 08:00 am - 01:00 pm Details

    The eclectic design of the St. Peter und Paul Kirche has admirers from all over the world and combined with the Byzantine and Romanesque interiors, the church is simply a treat for art lovers. The bui...Read more

  4. Bildergalerie

    #4 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Bildergalerie

    Tags: Art Gallery, Historical Site

    Address: Im Park Sanssouci 4, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Another gorgeous building by Frederick the Great, the Picture Gallery is the oldest surviving gallery building in Germany. The place has around 180 gorgeous paintings showcased in royally embellished ...Read more

  5. Einstein Tower

    #5 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Einstein Tower

    Tags: Observatory, Tower, Architecture

    Address: Albert-Einstein-Straße, 14473 Potsdam, Germany

    The Einsteinturm- named after Albert Einstein, is an astrophysical observatory that offers a slice of universe to its visitors. The place is an active research center and known for its trending observ...Read more

  6. Heilandskirche Am Port Von Sacrow

    #6 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Heilandskirche Am Port Von Sacrow

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Walking Area, Architecture

    Address: Fährstraße, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:30 pm Details

    The Heilandskirche am Port von Sacrow was inspired from the drawing ‘Romantic on the Throne’ made by King Frederick William IV of Prussia. The Church of the Savior is located overlooking t...Read more

  7. Jan-bouman-haus

    #7 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Jan-bouman-haus

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Mittelstraße 8, 14467 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Jan Bouman Haus showcases the Dutch history of Potsdam- right from its initiation, its design and its history from the 18th century to the World War. A walk here is ideal to get familiar with the ...Read more

  8. Church Of Peace

    #8 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
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    Tags: Church

  9. Friedenskirche

    #9 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Friedenskirche

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Marly Gardens, Am Grünen Gitter 3, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Potsdam Friedenskirche or the Church of Peace was built on the insistence of King Frederick William IV. Designed by the court architect- Ludwig Persius in the mid 19th century, the church’s ...Read more

  10. Nikolaikirche

    #10 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Nikolaikirche

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Am Alten Markt, 14467 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Originally designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, the church was completed in 1850 much after the architect’s death and also his successor- Ludwig Persius. The church was severely damaged during t...Read more

  11. Belvedere Auf Dem Pfingstberg

    #11 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Belvedere Auf Dem Pfingstberg

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: Förderverein Pfingstberg e.V., Große Weinmeisterstraße 45a, D-14469 Potsdam

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Even though its massive grounds are quiet impressive, the Belvedere auf dem Pfingstberg is only a fraction of an even bigger projects commissioned by Friedrich Wilhelm IV. Built in the 1860’s, t...Read more

  12. Chinesisches Haus

    #12 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Chinesisches Haus

    Tags: Park, Historical Site, Green House, Sculpture

    Address: Am Grunen Gitter, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Nestled in a corner of the Sanssouci Park, the Chinesisches Haus’s golden pillars and sculptures beckon one and all. The mint-green house resembles a cross between a Chinese Tea House and a fair...Read more

  13. Dampfmaschinenhaus

    #13 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Dampfmaschinenhaus

    Tags: Mosque, Architecture

    Address: Breite Str. 28, 14471 Potsdam, Germany

    Inspired by the sketch “Romantic on the throne” by Frederick William IV, the Dampfmaschinenhaus was the only pump station in the world created in Moorish style. In 1840’s, the s...Read more

  14. Brandenburger Tor

    #14 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Brandenburger Tor

    Tags: Historical Site, Monument, War Memorial, Architecture

    Address: Luisenplatz, 14467 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    After the victory of the Seven Year’s War in 1770, the Brandenburger Gate was raised at the Luisenplatz. The monuments along with the surrounding buildings stay true to 18th century Baroque arch...Read more

  15. Neue Kammern

    #15 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Potsdam
    Neue Kammern

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: Maulbeerallee 5A, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Neue Kammern was built in the 1760’s to have a royal guest house for the guests of King Frederick the Great. Adding to yet another royal luxuries of Potsdam, the building is no exception to ...Read more

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