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Schloss Cecilienhof

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  • Söhni 🏃

    The Cecilienhof Castle is located in the 74-acre New Garden in Potsdam, which is located between the Holy See and the Jungfernsee. The complex was acquired by Friedrich Wilhelm I in 1783 as a summer residence. The castle was built by Kaiser Wilhelm II between 1913 and 1916 in the style of an English country house. The building, which comprises 176 rooms, cost 8 million gold marks and served as a residence for the crown prince of Hohenzollern. The castle was named after the Crown Princess.
    The castle gained its historical dimension through the signing of the Potsdam Agreement in August 1945 in its rooms. The agreement between the four victorious powers of the Second World War (the Soviet Union, the United States, Great Britain and France) involved the division of Germany into four parts and its central government by the Allied Control Council. Visitors can find out more about the Potsdam Conference in an exhibition in the rooms of the castle.

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    • April 22, 2017

  • Berghexe

    The castle is not only worth seeing because of its history. It is beautifully embedded in the park and on the lake. Definitely worth seeing. We recommend the tours offered in the castle. Very informative and well structured.

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    • March 1, 2020

  • Tom Spandau

    At 07.17 there is construction work going on. You do not see much of Cecilienhof.

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    • July 1, 2017

  • Tom Spandau

    When the construction is over, it will be back in all its beauty.

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    • July 1, 2017

  • MW aus LE

    The story on the track.

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    • April 24, 2017

  • alberto

    CECLLIENHOF CASTLE
    OPENING HOURS:

    APRIL-OCTOBER
    DAILY EXCEPT MONDAY
    10.00 - 17.30
    LAST INPUT 17.00

    NOVEMBER - MARCH
    DAILY EXCEPT MONDAY
    10.00 - 16.30
    LAST INPUT 16.00

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    • August 3, 2018

  • Heiner

    Cecilienhof Palace was the Allied conference center after the end of the Second World War. The narcissus fountain in a small courtyard is nice.

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    • February 9, 2020

  • Lausitzer Wandermann 🥾⛰🚶🏻‍♂️

    Cecilienhof Palace (1917). It is considered to be the last palace to be built by the Hohenzollern family. It was created under Kaiser Wilhelm II for his son Crown Prince Wilhelm. Today the state of Brandenburg and the Prussians are fighting over an apartment in the property. Here, too, Germany was divided among the winners after WWII.

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    • March 12, 2021

  • Lille and Me 🐾👣

    Definitely worth seeing . In the autumn it is not so crowded and you have more space to look at everything in peace.

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    • June 24, 2019

  • Regina

    Absolutely worth seeing and very steeped in history

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    • January 12, 2020

  • Wieby 1978 🚲 🥾 🧗🏼‍♀️ 👩🏼

    Historical and important place 👍🏻
    Very nice outdoor area

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    • August 11, 2020

  • Daggy 🌲❄️☃️

    Historical place 👍🏻
    Very nice outside
    Investment.
    And the park nearby.

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    • April 8, 2021

  • duthomas

    Here you just have to look over ... ..

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    • May 31, 2019

  • Janett

    Historically really exciting place for Germany - this is where the 4 world powers divided Germany up among themselves after the war. Unfortunately closed on Mondays, but also a really exciting facility from the outside.

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    • July 20, 2021

  • Sebastian

    The special exhibition for the Potsdam Conference can currently be seen here.

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    • August 22, 2021

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Location: Brandenburg, Germany

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