Historische Holländermühle

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  • Johnny

    The Historic Mill of Sanssouci is the reconstruction of a 1787 to 1791 built under Frederick William II Dutch windmill type gallery Holländer. It is located a few meters west of Potsdam's Sanssouci Palace.
    Source and more about the legend of the mill of Sanssouci:
    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historische_Mühle_von_Sanssouci#Legende

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    • 12/19/2016

  • Tourguide

    Beautiful historic and active Dutch windmill right on Sanssouci Palace! Visit highly recommended. History, craft and simply marvel and experience incl.

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    • 07/26/2017

  • Tina Sierpinski

    The Historic Mill of Sanssouci is the reconstruction of a 1787 to 1791 built under Frederick William II Dutch windmill type gallery Holländer. At the end of the Second World War, the wooden mill construction burned down during combat operations. After repair work on the stone pedestal in the 1980s, it was rebuilt between 1991 and 1993.

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    • 09/30/2018

  • joetobn

    Opening times of the mill:
    April - October daily from 10am to 6pm
    January - March & November: Saturday / Sunday 10am - 4pm
    Closed on December
    Everything else under historische-muehle-potsdam.de.

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    • 02/26/2019

  • JR

    For two reasons, it is worth climbing the small hill to the historic mill of Sanssouci. On the one hand, you go on a journey through time in the history of the Müller-Handwerk, and on the other you have a wonderful view of Sanssouci Palace and the surrounding area from the gallery. The mill was put into operation in 1791 and destroyed in 1945. After true-to-original reconstruction turn their wings since the 1000-Jahrfeier Potsdam 1993 again.
    terra-press.de

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    • 04/26/2019

  • Thomas ADFC Saar

    Entrance with large parking lot to the castle Sanssouci and the historical mill.

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    • 08/26/2018

  • Tourguide

    Beautiful historic and active Dutch windmill right on Sanssouci Palace! Visit highly recommended. History, craft and simply marvel and experience incl.

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    • 07/20/2017

  • Naxxos

    Just above the New Chambers, you will come across the historic flour mill that was rebuilt in the 1980s.

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    • 08/17/2018

  • Angela

    A beautiful old mill in the castle park of Sanssouci

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    • 02/17/2019

  • joetobn

    Opening times of the mill:
    April - October daily from 10am to 6pm
    January - March & November: Saturday / Sunday 10am - 4pm
    Closed on December
    Everything else under historische-muehle-potsdam.de.

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    • 02/26/2019

  • JR

    The parking lot is chargeable, but is located directly at the entrance and is a good starting point for a visit to the castle Sanssouci and the surrounding area.

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    • 05/06/2019

  • JR

    The Historic Mill of Sanssouci is the reconstruction of a 1787 to 1791 built under Frederick William II Dutch windmill type gallery Holländer. It is located a few meters west of Potsdam's Sanssouci Palace and has become known through a predecessor building, around which the legend The Miller of Sanssouci is located; this refers to the addition "historical". Because of this story, it is mainly associated with the Prussian King Frederick II.
    At the end of the Second World War, the wooden mill construction burned down during combat operations. After repair work on the stone pedestal in the 1980s, it was rebuilt between 1991 and 1993. The mill building, which is managed by the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg (SPSG) and listed as a historical monument, has been operated since 1995 by the Berlin-Brandenburg Mill Association e.V. museal.
    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historische_M%C3%BChle_von_Sanssouci

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    • 05/06/2019

  • JR

    Just across the street from Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam stands a Dutch windmill, where wind power is still used today to grind grain.Since 1738 there is a windmill on the hill. First, it was a windmill, which was replaced in 1787-91 with the support of Frederick William II by a larger gallery Dutch mill. To her came meal guests from neighboring Bornstedt. It is not known whether the bread of the royal table was also ground for the bread, but the saying of Frederick II was "the mill is an ornament to the castle."Known across all borders, she became known by a legend, according to which Frederick II disturbed the clatter of the mill and he called on the miller to rebuild the mill elsewhere. The miller Grävenitz threatened, however, with a lawsuit in the Berlin Supreme Court and Friedrich complied.Until 1858, the wings turned and already in 1861, the Dutch windmill was declared a monument. In the last days of the war in 1945, the mill burned down. Reconstruction was completed in 1993, and since 2003 grain has been processed into meal and flour.In addition to the mill technology on the upper floors, there are exhibitions in the mill tower about the history of the historic mill and other quirky topics. The gallery offers a view into the park of Sanssouci, the store many products around the mill.The historic mill also includes the office of the Mill Association Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. with a specialized library and an archive area.
    potsdam.de/historische-muehle-von-sanssouci

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    • 05/06/2019

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