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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.
Im Neuen Garten 11, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 9694200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely little castle will stick to your heart! Seeing the rooms where Europe maps were drawn, the desk of the 3 titans who decided on the future of the world is more than impressive!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elena257
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in the Tudor style and set among extensive gardens, this was the last palace built by the German royal family before they were exiled after the First World War. The palace owes its fame to the Potsdam conference between the Soviet Union, United States...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were here on a GAte1 tour. This was an Optional Excursion that I've taken a second time, last time in 1998. It is still very symbolic and historical to me, though of course, the impact isn't as great as it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Imagine if the Walls could talk? Stalin, Truman, Churchill and countless other people who worked for these men. The history that took place in this "house" is amazing. The tour was good (it was in German, but we received an audio guide). Most if not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MichaelO177
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is where the Potsdam Conference was held in 1945, after WWII. It was built in tudor style in 1913-17, as the final Hohenzollern Palace and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. We had a tour inside with a guide to explain the history. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Not only was Schloss Cecilienhof were designed and built in Tudor style but it took place when Germany and Britain was at war with each other at the turn of the century! Every detail was exact from the chimneys (though most were fake and only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Our trip was pre-booked and everything worked extremely well. Rolf our guide was superb and there was great use of technology. The tour covered Unit 4 of our IGCSE History course.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

This palace was used in 1945 for the famous Potsdam Conference where Truman, Churchill and Stalin met to discuss post war peace treaties and order

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colbel
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Cecilienhof is a stunning palace, styled like an old English Tudor house, where the Potsdam conference was held. The free audio guide is very informative and you can see the original table where Stalin, Churchill and Eisenhower sat during the conference.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emma M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A must both for people who enjoy visiting historical buildings and those interested in the Potsdam conference at the end of the second world war. The building is beautiful both on the outside and especially on the inside. You have to pay if you wish...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
20 October 2016|
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Response from MWK51 | Reviewed this property |
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