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Schloss Babelsberg

Schloss Babelsberg

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  • Rob Ert

    Beautiful castle with an eventful history (not least during the Cold War, as the castle belonged directly to the border area and many parts of the area and the buildings were destroyed). A visit can be combined with countless other attractions (for example Glienicker Brücke, Klein Glienicke as a former GDR exclave, Teltowkanal and, and, and). It can now be visited again without scaffolding.

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    • May 2, 2017

  • R 🐺 & G 🚶‍♀️on Tour

    Pückler has created this beautiful park and the castle is enthroned in the middle. Numerous paths and trails are available for you to relax and new perspectives are always opening up.

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    • April 22, 2020

  • Naxxos

    Babelsberg Palace was built as a summer residence for Prince Wilhelm, the later Kaiser Wilhelm I and his wife Augusta, who came from the House of Saxony-Weimar, in two stages of construction.
    Wikipedia

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    • August 16, 2018

  • Judith

    Beautiful park with old oaks. The castle has a freshly renovated facade and the grounds are very well maintained.

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    • September 9, 2016

  • manulie

    Beautifully restored and a wonderful park with a wide network of paths. There are still a number of buildings to maintain, but that will certainly be gradually.

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    • May 16, 2017

  • R 🐺 & G 🚶‍♀️on Tour

    World Heritage Site in the middle of the extensive parks created by Pückler.

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    • April 22, 2020

  • Bettina

    The castle is currently closed. Before you visit it, you should inquire if it is open.

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    • February 14, 2018

  • Peter Lustig

    The castle Babelsberg is next to the Flatowturm one of the recommended objects in the park Babelsberg. The park was designed by Prince Pückler-Muskau. Impressive are the beautiful old trees, the view axes and the view over the deep lake. During a visit to Potsdam, the Park Babelsberg as well as the Sanssouci Park should always be planned as a sightseeing destination.

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    • May 8, 2019

  • Rob Ert

    The castle is fantastically located and offers great views over the waters of the area and the Glienicker bridge. There are also many historic sites from the Cold War period nearby. The very rewarding castle park invites you to go for a walk.

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    • May 2, 2017

  • manulie

    Again very nicely restored and a wonderful park.

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    • May 13, 2017

  • manulie

    Interesting building. Here the question arises, how did you bring the food warm from the castle kitchen to the castle back then?

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    • May 14, 2017

  • Jule

    Beautiful Pückler Park with always great views. You do not have to go to the castle, just enjoy its sight.

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    • September 23, 2017

  • Bettina

    The castle is well worth seeing, but unfortunately closed at the moment. There are several buildings in the park, but the park itself is beautiful.

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    • February 14, 2018

  • Maik

    Babelsberg Palace was built as a summer residence for Prince Wilhelm, the future Emperor Wilhelm I and his wife Augusta, who came from the House of Saxony-Weimar, in two phases. It is located in the park of the same name and part of the Brandenburg capital Potsdam. The planning was carried out by the architects Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Ludwig Persius and Johann Heinrich Strack. The conversation between King Wilhelm I and Bismarck took place in the castle and the adjacent park on September 22, 1862, which ended when Bismarck was appointed Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.

    Babelsberg Palace is under the administration of the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Berlin-Brandenburg Foundation and as a World Heritage Site within the Potsdam ensemble under the protection of UNESCO. The architecture of Babelsberg Castle was used by Schinkel student Friedrich Hitzig as a model for the construction of Kittendorf Castle (1848–1853) in the Demmin district of Mecklenburg.

    Source: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schloss_Babelsberg

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    • January 1, 2020

  • Naxxos

    On a circular route, the dimension of the castle and the playful architecture of the turrets and oriels are best explored.

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    • August 16, 2018

  • Naxxos

    As if springing from a fairytale book: Schloss und Garten Babelsberg.

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    • December 8, 2018

  • Stine

    Worth a walk in every season - Schloss und Park Babelsberg.

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    • January 24, 2019

  • 🥾P

    A beautifully landscaped castle

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    • March 3, 2019

  • Karin

    The castle in Babelsberger Park is always worth a visit. With a blue sky a very nice photo motif. And the view of the Glienicke Bridge is worth seeing.

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    • July 21, 2020

  • Heiner

    Babelsberg Castle now shines in its old splendor after the restoration.

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    • August 31, 2020

  • Tom Spandau

    A must when you are in Potsdam. From the castle you have a good view of the Glienicke Bridge.

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    • May 23, 2020

  • Andi

    Concerts are supposed to bring life back here.

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    • May 10, 2020

  • Tom Spandau

    Not far from the castle is the Flatow Tower towards Potsdam.

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    • May 23, 2020

  • Peter Schimpke

    Schlachtensee

    • December 16, 2018

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