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Schloss Cecilienhof Palace

The location of the Potsdam conference. Where Churchill, Truman and Stalin partitioned post-war Europe in 1945

Nearby Attractions

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Babelsberg Palace
Summer home of the First German Emperor, constructed in English Gothic revival in 1835
Glienicke Bridge
Famous as the site of many Soviet/ American spy exchanges throughout the cold war
Alexandrowka
An old Russian colony, created in 1826-27 upon the request of Frederick Wilhelm III
Stasi Prison
A former East German prison, which cruelly remanded political prisoners secretly for decades
Dutch Quarter
A neighbourhood of 169 beautifully preserved red Dutch brick houses, built from 1733 to 1740
Sanssouci Palace
Often described as the Versailles of Germany. It is the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia

Related Tours

Private Potsdam Tour from Berlin: Picturesque Palaces & Cold War History
Take a day trip to Potsdam, and discover its rich culture and beautiful architecture. 

  • Visit the grounds of the Marble Palace and Schloss Cecilienhof Palace where Churchill, Truman and Stalin partitioned  Germany in 1945. 
  • Explore the eighteenth century Dutch Quarter and its magnificent red brick neighborhoods. 
  • Walk where Frederick the  Great stepped in the Sanssouci Palace.     
 Potsdam is a city from your dreams - its endless castles, palaces, gardens and lakes served as the home of Kings and Emperors for three hundred years. It was finally given UNESCO status in 1990, after the fall of the Soviet Union. Full of incredible history, from Prussian royalty to the cold war, the capital of Brandenburg is as fascinating as it is beautiful.
 
The tour includes an exploration of the grounds of Schloss Cecilienhof Palace, where Churchill, Truman and Stalin shaped and partitioned post-war Europe and Asia in 1945. Wander the idyllic roads of the Dutch Quarter, explore the Church of Peace, and the grounds of the Marble Palace. The enlightened side of the Prussian state, where blood mattered less than duty, will again be on your mind as you appreciate the rococo architecture of Frederick the Great’s summer palace: the Sanssouci Palace
 
 Note: Due to strict policy at Sanssouci Palace, your guide will not be able to accompany you throughout your time here. They will rendezvous with you at the exit.   
VIP Potsdam by Car: Picturesque Palaces & Cold War History
Escape the crowded streets of Berlin and venture to Potsdam on this VIP tour.

  • Depart from your hotel and enjoy the comfortable drive through fascinating East Berlin.
  • Visit the Schloss Cecilienhof Palace where Churchill, Truman and Stalin partitioned Germany in 1945.
  • Explore the Russian colony of Alexandrowka and see the beautiful Dutch quarter. 
  • Pass the infamous Communist Statsi Prison, The Orangery and enter Sanssouci Palace.


Potsdam is a city from your dreams; its endless castles, palaces, gardens and lakes served as the home of Kings and Emperors for three hundred years. It was finally given UNESCO status in 1990, after the fall of the Soviet Union. Full of incredible history, from Prussian royalty to the Cold War, this treasure is as fascinating as it is beautiful.

Begin your tour at the majestic  Schloss Cecilienhof Palace, where Churchill, Truman and Stalin shaped and partitioned post-war Europe and Asia in 1945. Next explore the 18th century Russian colony of Alexandrowka and its 13 wooden houses; see one of the best collection of Dutch buildings outside of Holland. Pass the feared East German Stasi Prison, which cruelly housed political prisoners secretly for decades. Finish your private, relaxed tour at the Orangery Palace and the undisputed jewel of Potsdam: Sanssouci Palace – marvel at its stunning Rococo architecture. A private transfer will then whisk you off your feet and return you to your accommodation in Berlin.

Note: Due to strict policy at Sanssouci Palace, your guide will not be able to accompany you throughout your time here. They will rendezvous with you at the exit. 

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