Potsdam Walking Tour: Day Tour by Train from Berlin Instant Confirmation
Not only is it incredibly picturesque, with lakes, manicured gardens, statues dotted over hundreds of green acres, but this UNESCO World Heritage site is brimming with an equally fascinating history.
Potsdam is listed as a World Heritage site by the UN and it is no small wonder. Not only is Potsdam incredibly picturesque with many palaces, lakes, manicured gardens, statues and water fountains dotted over hundreds of green acres but it is brimming with an equally fascinating history.
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- Duration: 6.5 hour(s)
- Available: Sun, Wed, Fri
- Pick-up: Not available
- Inclusion: English-speaking guide
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Schedule & Location
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10:00 Head into the world of Kaisers and Komissars and everything Prussia!Visit the manorial residence of Germany's last Kaiser, Wilhelm II, used by Churchill (to be replaced by Atlee), Truman and Stalin through the Potsdam Conference and learn about the conversations that sealed the fate of Cold War Europe for the next half century.
Dutch QuarterRide through the Dutch Quarter built up by the infamous "Soldier King", known for the giant men he collected for his showcase military regiments, to the stunning Sancoussi Palace of Frederick the Great and his final resting place (also learn why Hitler hung his portrait in the Führer Bunker).
The Forbidden townDiscover the forbidden town used by the Soviet Secret Service until 1994, the ruins of a KGB jail and the Glienick Bridge used by the CIA and KGB for spy swaps, including that of U2 Spy Plane pilot Gary Powers.
BiergartenStop at a fantastic local biergarten midway for a light lunch and a cold refresher.
Garrison ChurchSee where the ceremonial handshake between President Paul von Hindenburg and the new Chancellor Adolf Hitler took place on 21 March 1933 in Potsdam's Garnisonkirche (Garrison Church), symbolising a coalition of the military (Reichswehr) and Nazism.
New PalaceVisit this stunning palace built to celebrate the end of the Seven Years' War, in which Prussia ousted Austria from its centuries-long role as the dominant power in German affairs, as well as the Roman Baths, Chinese Tea House and more.
Requirement(s) - Others
- Please bring along a train ticket, you'll require an ABC zone ticket (one way is 3.00 Euros or a day pass is 6.80 Euros and a small group ticket for up to 5 peoples for the day is 15.50 Euros)
- Children aged 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying Adult.
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- Any cancellations made after 09:40 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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You can experience Potsdam for a very reasonable price. We used a bus when we arrived there. We visited Sanssouci Palace and Cecilienhof Palace. Because of time limitation, we didn't enter Sanssouci...more