Sanssouci Park, Potsdam Photos

Potsdam in the outskirts of Berlin is the home of Sanssouci Park, a series of palaces, follies & gardens built under Frederick the Great & his son Frederick William IV by several renowned architects. Sanssouci Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town of Potsdam also contains several important heritage buildings.

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Chinese House at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Chinese House cupola topped with gilded Chinese figure with open parasol by Friedrich Jury & oval light-admitting windows at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Chinese House gilded columns by Swiss sculptor Johann Melchior Kambly support entrance at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Chinese House oriental-style gilded figures by Johann Gottlieb Heymüller & Johann Peter Benckert at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Chinese House (1754-64) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Johann Gottfried Büring.Chinese House cupola topped with gilded Chinese figure with open parasol by Friedrich Jury & oval light-admitting windows at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Chinese House gilded columns by Swiss sculptor Johann Melchior Kambly support entrance at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Chinese House oriental-style gilded figures by Johann Gottlieb Heymüller & Johann Peter Benckert at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Chinese House oriental-style gilded figures by Johann Gottlieb Heymüller & Johann Peter Benckert at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Chinese House oriental-style gilded figures by Johann Gottlieb Heymüller & Johann Peter Benckert at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Gilded baroque arbor in garden at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Gilded baroque arbor in garden at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Chinese House oriental-style gilded figures by Johann Gottlieb Heymüller & Johann Peter Benckert at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Chinese House oriental-style gilded figures by Johann Gottlieb Heymüller & Johann Peter Benckert at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Gilded baroque arbor in garden at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Gilded baroque arbor in garden at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Gilded baroque arbor in garden at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Baroque lamp stand at New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Baroque lamp stand at New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Gilded baroque arbor in garden at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.New Palace (1769) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany. Style: Baroque. Architect: Johann Gottfried Büring, Heinrich Ludwig Manger & Carl von Gontard.Baroque lamp stand at New Palace (1769) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Baroque lamp stand at New Palace (1769) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Baroque lamp stand at New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Central facade of New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Facade details of New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.New Palace in snow at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Baroque lamp stand at New Palace (1769) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Central facade of New Palace (1769) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Facade details of New Palace (1769) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.New Palace in snow at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Sculptures in gardens at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Sculptures in gardens at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci Palace over terraced vineyard & fountain at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci Palace over terraced vineyard & fountain at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Sculptures in gardens at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Sculptures in gardens at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci Palace (1747) over terraced vineyard & fountain at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci Palace (1747) over terraced vineyard & fountain at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Carved figures along front of Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Facade detail of round central hall of Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Name meaning 'without a care' on facade of Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Sanssouci Palace (1747) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff.Carved figures along front of Sanssouci Palace (1747) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Facade detail of round central hall of Sanssouci Palace (1747) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Name meaning 'without a care' on facade of Sanssouci Palace (1747) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Bacchants figure companions of wine god Bacchus by Friedrich Christian Glume on Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Baroque hallway in Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Baroque door decorations in Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Baroque wall & mirror decorations in Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Bacchants figure companions of wine god Bacchus by Friedrich Christian Glume on Sanssouci Palace (1747) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Baroque hallway in Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Baroque door decorations in Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Baroque wall & mirror decorations in Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Baroque wall decoration in Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Windmill seen above New Chambers at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Windmill at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Orangery Palace beyond sculptures at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Baroque wall decoration in Sanssouci Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Windmill (1791) seen above New Chambers at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Windmill (1791) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Cornelius Wilhelm van der Bosch.Orangery Palace (1864) beyond sculptures at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Orangery Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Charlottenhof Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.University of Potsdam buildings west of New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.University of Potsdam buildings west of New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Orangery Palace (1864) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Friedrich August Stüler & Ludwig Ferdinand Hesse.Charlottenhof Palace (1829) at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Karl Friedrich Schinkel & Ludwig Persius.University of Potsdam buildings west of New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.University of Potsdam buildings west of New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.
Roofline statues against sky atop University of Potsdam buildings west of New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Brandenburg Gate neoclassical triumphal arch at Luisenplatz. Potsdam, Germany.Altes Rathaus on Alter Markt Square. Potsdam, Germany.St. Nicholas' Church on Alter Markt Square. Potsdam, Germany.
Roofline statues against sky atop University of Potsdam buildings west of New Palace at Sanssouci Park. Potsdam, Germany.Brandenburg Gate neoclassical triumphal arch (1770) at Luisenplatz. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Carl von Gontard & Georg Christian Unger.Altes Rathaus (now an art museum) (1753) on Alter Markt Square. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Jan Bouman.St. Nicholas' Church (1837 & 1850) on Alter Markt Square. Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Karl Friedrich Schinkel & Ludwig Persius.
Pump House with original steam engine disguised as Mosque to drive Sanssouci fountain. Potsdam, Germany.Luisenplatz tram stop. Potsdam, Germany.Colorful residential buildings on Schopenhauerstraße. Potsdam, Germany.Colorful residential buildings on Schopenhauerstraße. Potsdam, Germany.
Pump House with original steam engine disguised as Mosque to drive Sanssouci fountain (1843). Potsdam, Germany. Architect: Ludwig Persius.Luisenplatz tram stop. Potsdam, Germany.Colorful residential buildings on Schopenhauerstraße. Potsdam, Germany.Colorful residential buildings on Schopenhauerstraße. Potsdam, Germany.

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