Potsdam is the capital of the state Brandenburg and just around the corner from Berlin. It's a dream destination for everyone - a charming city surrounded by idyllic lakes and forests. Over three centuries the prussian kings have created a unique cultural landscape with parks and palaces covering the whole area of Potsdam. Park and Sanssouci Palace is the most famous one known for its beauty all over the world. Buildings of different styles like the Chinese Teahouse, the Orangerie Palace in renaissance style and one of the most imposing buildings, the New Palace in late-baroque architecture are a must see. But Potsdam city is also very nice - highlights are the Dutch quarter, the Russian Colony Alex androvka and Belvedere Palace on the Pfingstberg. Another interesting location to visit is Cecilienhof Palace, the place of the Potsdam Conference. There's so much to see....just follow the link  GermanPlaces for lots of colorful impressions and more tips!

Have fun in Potsdam!