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Chinesisches Teehaus

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  • Daniela

    Also known as the Chinese Tea House, the garden pavilion was created between 1755 and 1764 based on sketches by Frederick the Great and is one of the eye-catchers in Sanssouci Park. The interior of the tea house can only be visited from April to November, and there is a ticket vending machine around the corner.

    opening hours

    May until October
    Closed on Mondays
    Tuesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
    Last admission 30 minutes before closing time

    November to April


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    • May 13, 2016

  • JR56

    Like no other building, the Chinese House in Park Sanssouci embodies the love of chinoiserie time. Built in 1754-1757, the elegant architecture conveys a cheerful atmosphere.

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    • April 26, 2019

  • Tina Sierpinski

    The statues and representations around the teahouse are often a template for many a persevering artist, which they meticulously ban on paper.

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    • October 4, 2018

  • Philipp Schűtte

    The Chinese House, also known as the Chinese Tea House, [1] is a garden pavilion in Sanssouci Park in Potsdam. Frederick the Great had the building erected about 660 meters southwest of the Sanssouci Summer Palace to decorate his ornamental and utility garden. The planning was commissioned by the master builder Johann Gottfried Büring, who created a pavilion in the style of the Chinoiserie from 1755 to 1764 based on sketches by the king, a mixture of ornamental style elements of the Rococo style and parts of East Asian designs.
    The unusually long construction period of nine years is due to the Seven Years' War, during which the economic and financial situation of Prussia suffered considerably. Only after the end of the war, in 1763, were the cabinets in the interior of the garden pavilion furnished. Since the building not only served as an ornamental garden architecture but also as an exotic backdrop for smaller festivities, Frederick the Great ordered a Chinese kitchen to be built a few meters southeast of the Chinese house. After a renovation in 1789, only the hexagonal windows are reminiscent of the East Asian character of the former farm building.

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    • July 14, 2020

  • TF1608

    The Chinese pavilion also belongs to the tea pavilion - just a few meters away, but it was soon rebuilt so that it can hardly be recognized as belonging to it.

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    • March 8, 2020

  • Heiner

    The figures around the tea house were depicted in the way Chinese people imagined at the time. None of the artists had seen anyone from Asia before, or if so, only briefly.

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    • June 2, 2020

  • Frank

    There used to be a lot of music here. If you stand exactly in the middle, you can admire the acoustics.

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    • August 2, 2020

  • Naxxos

    Curious and worth seeing: the Chinese tea house.

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    • August 16, 2018

  • MW aus LE

    The teahouse in the park.

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    • July 26, 2017

  • Andreas

    The visit to the park is worthwhile

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    • November 1, 2019

  • Tourguide

    Beautiful architecture with great attention to detail.

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    • July 27, 2017

  • Neko

    This pavilion was built about 650 meters from Sanssouci Palace and served as a tea house.

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    • October 27, 2019

  • Naxxos

    Just gorgeous: the Chinese house.

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    • December 8, 2018

  • Peter Lustig

    Especially the meadows and water surfaces and the trees in the environment are worth seeing.

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    • May 7, 2019

  • Five62

    An eye-catcher in the park. Really golden in the sun!

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    • November 11, 2020

  • Tourguide

    Beautiful architecture with great attention to detail.

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    • July 27, 2017

  • Tanja

    During the opening times you can buy a ticket and see the inside of the tea house. But the tea house is also very interesting from the outside. With the help of golden sculptures, fun, partying and enjoyable drinking are represented. The house tells a story from the outside and lets you dream

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    • April 16, 2021

  • Thomas ADFC Saar

    One of the most imposing little experts in the park.

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    • September 21, 2020

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