Postdam, Germany Photos

Known for a group of royal palaces including Sanssouci on a 300 ha park, Postdam is a pleasant suburb southwest of Berlin.

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Overview of Sanssouci Palace above trellised grape vines & reflecting pool. Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci Palace facade with carved figures holding up roof. Potsdam, Germany.Curved end of Schloss Sanssouci meaning without cares. Potsdam, Germany.Atlas like figures of Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.
Overview of Sanssouci Palace above trellised grape vines & reflecting pool. Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci Palace facade with carved figures holding up roof. Potsdam, Germany. Style: Roccoco. Architect: Georg Wenzelaus von Knobelsdorff.Curved end of Schloss Sanssouci meaning without cares. Potsdam, Germany.Atlas like figures of Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.
Sanssouci Palace Roccoco interior. Potsdam, Germany.Roccoco doors with musical instruments in Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.Roccoco gold decorations & mirrors in Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.Roccoco wall panel detail with cherubs fishing in Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.
Sanssouci Palace Roccoco interior. Potsdam, Germany.Roccoco doors with musical instruments in Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.Roccoco gold decorations & mirrors in Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.Roccoco wall panel detail with cherubs fishing in Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.
Gold & blue lacework pergola at Sanssouci Palace with sunshine face. Potsdam, Germany.Details of pergola beside Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.Gold instruments on pergola at Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.Classical-style sculpture of greek helmeted god with dog in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.
Gold & blue lacework pergola at Sanssouci Palace with sunshine face. Potsdam, Germany.Details of pergola beside Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.Gold instruments on pergola at Sanssouci Palace. Potsdam, Germany.Classical-style sculpture of greek helmeted god with dog in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.
Classical sculpture array in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.New Rooms or orangery with windmill behind in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.Windmill detail in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.Statue of Frederick the Great in front of New Orangery. Potsdam, Germany.
Classical sculpture array in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.New Rooms (Neue Kammern) or orangery (1747) with windmill behind in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Georg Wenzelaus von Knobelsdorff.Windmill detail in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.Statue of Frederick the Great in front of New Orangery. Potsdam, Germany.
New Orangery in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.Chinese Teahouse in winter at Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.Circular upper section of Chinese Teahouse with gold details. Potsdam, Germany.Gold columns & figures which encircle Chinese Teahouse. Potsdam, Germany.
New Orangery (Neue Orangerie) (1851-60) in Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany. Style: Italian Renaissance.Chinese Teahouse (18th c) in winter at Sanssouci garden. Potsdam, Germany.Circular upper section of Chinese Teahouse with gold details. Potsdam, Germany.Gold columns & figures which encircle Chinese Teahouse. Potsdam, Germany.
Gold Chinese figures sitting at base of Chinese Teahouse. Potsdam, Germany.Gold Chinese string musician with wide hat on Chinese Teahouse. Potsdam, Germany.Gold Chinese woman with bells on Chinese Teahouse. Potsdam, Germany.Schloss Charlottenhof. Potsdam, Germany.
Gold Chinese figures sitting at base of Chinese Teahouse. Potsdam, Germany.Gold Chinese string musician with wide hat on Chinese Teahouse. Potsdam, Germany.Gold Chinese woman with bells on Chinese Teahouse. Potsdam, Germany.Schloss Charlottenhof (1826-9). Potsdam, Germany. Style: Italian Villa. Architect: Karl Friedrich Schinkel.
Neues Palais commissioned by Frederick the Great. Potsdam, Germany.Detail of lamp at Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.Sculpted couple embrace on lamp at Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.Dome of Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.
Neues Palais (1763-9) commissioned by Frederick the Great. Potsdam, Germany. Style: Baroque.Detail of lamp at Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.Sculpted couple embrace on lamp at Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.Dome of Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.
Facade of Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.Outbuildings or Communs of Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.Two Communs of Neues Palais are joined by colonnade. Potsdam, Germany.Roofline of Neues Palais set with baroque statues against dramatic sky. Potsdam, Germany.
Facade of Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.Outbuildings or Communs of Neues Palais. Potsdam, Germany.Two Communs of Neues Palais are joined by colonnade. Potsdam, Germany.Roofline of Neues Palais set with baroque statues against dramatic sky. Potsdam, Germany.
Brandenburger Tor arched gate in Roman & Baroque styles. Potsdam, Germany.Hydraulic waterworks building disguised as a mosque complete with minarets. Potsdam, Germany.Old Potsdam city hall. Potsdam, Germany.Nikolaikirche. Potsdam, Germany.
Brandenburger Tor arched gate (1770) in Roman & Baroque styles. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Karl von Gontard & Georg Friedrich Unger.Hydraulic waterworks building (1841-2) disguised as a mosque complete with minarets. Potsdam, Germany.Old Potsdam city hall. Potsdam, Germany.Nikolaikirche (1837). Potsdam, Germany. Style: German Classicism. Architect: Karl Friedrich Schinkel.
Multicolored apartment buildings south of Luisenplatz. Potsdam, Germany.Multicolored apartment buildings south of Luisenplatz. Potsdam, Germany.Streetcar in Luisenplatz. Potsdam, Germany.
Multicolored apartment buildings south of Luisenplatz. Potsdam, Germany.Multicolored apartment buildings south of Luisenplatz. Potsdam, Germany.Streetcar in Luisenplatz. Potsdam, Germany.

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