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This historic country house is the site where Truman, Churchill and Stalin met at the famous Potsdam Conference following World War II.
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Im Neuen Garten 11, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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+49 331 9694200
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The palace is located away from center of Potsdam but definitely worth to visit - the palace has beautiful surrounding, interesting architecture and of course it's great way to learn more about end of WWII.

Thank SiljaVM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 5 visited Germany to learn more about World War II and we definitely were not disappointed when we visited the site of the Potsdam Conference. The site was informative, educational and beautiful.

Thank mom2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This building was used by the allied heads of state Truman, Stalin Churchill and Attlee in the summer of 1945. The famous Potsdam Conference. A great deal from that time period has been preserved.

Thank cdb15427
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there in late afternoon with my in laws who is quite advanced in age and we walked around the ground as we have just missed last admission. The palace looks too new as it has been recently refurbished and more renovation is underway. Huge...More

Thank Joseatstheworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing history at your pace and in multiple languages. Its not too long. Get the photo pass. This really added to my sense of geo politics.

Thank jaehlert2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a couple who were living during WW2 and can remember listening to Churchill on the radio we found our visit most enjoyable. The displays and audio commentary told the story brilliantly. Although we had limited time for our visit we enjoyed visiting the grounds...More

Thank grayling_angler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love interesting buildings, and this place is full of neat details, Amazing chimneys, allsorts. We were just cycling around so did not saee inside, not enough time.

Thank levace
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Get your picture of the red star in front of the main house and get out of there. Not saying that there's not good history here, as this is where the fate of Germany was decided after the war, and the country was carved into...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Very well maintained and lots of stories to hear. It’s the place where peace and destruction were sought where the 3 leaders sought to bring peace to Europe also the place where the bombing of Japan was authorised so they say Very well maintained and...More

Thank AlokMulye
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Parts of the building are under renovation. But one gets both the history of the Castle and the story about Germany's way from a Monarchy to Republic, but also all the details about the long way to Peace through and after WW 2. Learned so...More

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Margaret V
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Response from Ernest C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we travelled from Berlin by Sbahn .... it is an enormous area, I have no doubt there's parking . Glad you liked my review
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a taxi would be the easiest, but we had to take a local bus for our return as no taxis or ubers would respond to a request for a pickup
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Go to the information center outside of rail station to get a locate bus map, when you facing the station, on your right hand side. Take the bus in front of the station. This bus will pass several interesting location, you... More
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