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Explore the one-time seat of the Prussian kings on this private half-day walking tour of Potsdam, including the magnificent Sanssouci Palace. Follow your guide around the historic center of Potsdam, stopping to snap photos of the Brandenburg Gate; stroll around the opulent City Palace and admire the red-brick buildings of the Dutch quarter. Then, marvel over the UNESCO-listed wonder of Sanssouci Palace, and explore the palace gardens, the Chinese Tea House and the tomb of Prussian King Frederic the Great.
Take a journey back in time with the Ultimate Potsdam Tour! Learn about the colourful history of the city from the times of great Prussian kings to the political persecution in the 20th century and ending with the peaceful revolution in 1989/90.
For several centuries Potsdam has attracted immigrants from all over Europe: French Huguenots, Dutch architects, Czech weevers, Russian singers and many others left their mark in the history and architecture of the city. During the tour we will see the Dutch quarter, a Roman piazza and the unique Frederician rococo style. Along the way, I will tell you stories of kings and spies, film stars and the miracle of the house of Brandenburg.
Visit the city that played a large role as a Soviet base in East Germany and is home to the Bridge of Spies during this half-day, guided tour of Potsdam. Learn how the Potsdam Conference of 1945, attended by historic political leaders, established peace and treaties after the second World War.
Join a 1.5h walking tour with a licenzed, local guide through the stunning Babelsberg Park in Potsdam. The park is not only embedded in a breathtaking cultural landscape at the Havel river, but above all in a historically spectacular environment. World history was written here, hence this tour has a special focus on the history of the 20th century including Berlin Wall, escape attempts and Bridge of Spies.
The Potsdam Conference of the Big 3 in summer 1945 had a huge impact on the post-war world. This private tour in an original Russian minibus heads for all the relavant sites of the Potsdam Conference, including the conference venue and the residences of the 3 heads of state. Your private guide and driver is Holger, Potsdam-born tourism manager and licensed tour guide.
Your guide and driver Holger was born in Potsdam. He offers an authentic insight in the history of Potsdam. The former Prussian residential town became one of the focal points in the Cold War. The Potsdam Conference from 1945 paved the way for the Cold War. Potsdam was one of the most important Soviet bases in the GDR. The bridge of spies connecting Potsdam with West Berlin was a symbol for the seperation of Germany.
Large parts of the city of Potsdam were once a restricted area - no Potsdamers or visitors had access. Enjoy a private walking tour with a real "Potsdamer". Learn more about the fascinating Soviet secrets of Potsdam. Hear about the Allies’ Potsdam Conference in the summer of 1945, the KGB activities in Soviet Potsdam, the life in the Forbidden City and the world-famous Bridge of Spies.
The beautiful city of Potsdam is listed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO because of its harmonious landscape with parks and palaces.
This tour takes you back in time and to all the highlights of the old city center of Potsdam including the park of Sanssouci Palace. You will see the old market with the restored City Palace, the picturesque Dutch quarter and the Brandenburg Gate, the older sister of the famous gate in Berlin.
After a relaxing stroll through the city, we will reach the park of Sanssouci Palace with its water fountains, the golden Chinese Tea House and the tomb of Prussia's legendary king, Frederic the Great.
The tour may either end at the palace where our guide will be helpful to obtain tickets for an inside visit (Mondays closed) or you head back to the railway station together with your guide.