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Schloss Cecilienhof

Im Neuen Garten 11, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 9694200
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This historic country house is the site where Truman, Churchill and Stalin met at the famous Potsdam Conference following World War II.
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Im Neuen Garten 11, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As a couple who were living during WW2 and can remember listening to Churchill on the radio we found our visit most enjoyable. The displays and audio commentary told the story brilliantly. Although we had limited time for our visit we enjoyed visiting the grounds...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I love interesting buildings, and this place is full of neat details, Amazing chimneys, allsorts. We were just cycling around so did not saee inside, not enough time.

Thank levace
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get your picture of the red star in front of the main house and get out of there. Not saying that there's not good history here, as this is where the fate of Germany was decided after the war, and the country was carved into...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very well maintained and lots of stories to hear. It’s the place where peace and destruction were sought where the 3 leaders sought to bring peace to Europe also the place where the bombing of Japan was authorised so they say Very well maintained and...More

Thank AlokMulye
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parts of the building are under renovation. But one gets both the history of the Castle and the story about Germany's way from a Monarchy to Republic, but also all the details about the long way to Peace through and after WW 2. Learned so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to wrap your brain around the fact that you're actually in the place where the post WWII future of Europe was determined. It was interesting to learn about how the three leaders interacted during the whole process. Then you throw in the fact...More

Thank MitziMarmot
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This large, early 20th century country house is famous for its association with the Hohenzollern family and for being the location of the 1945 Potsdam conference where the big three- Churchill, Truman and Stalin confirmed the carve-up of post WW2 Europe. It costs 8 euro...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

This palace has witnessed history, offers beautiful artifacts and useful audio guide. Don't miss this opportunity!

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The reviews I read were true. Very much history. If you are interested in the family please do a little more digging for the royal family apartment tours. I was told they are only in German. Unsure if that's the case. I utilized the Hop...More

Thank kaiserkorp
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

A really interesting visit! The museum offers an informative audioguide which I highly recommend: it makes the experience totally different. During the tour you get to visit the room where the big three did their negotiations and the rooms adapted for Stalin, Churchill and Truman.

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Margaret V
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Response from Ernest C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we travelled from Berlin by Sbahn .... it is an enormous area, I have no doubt there's parking . Glad you liked my review
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20 October 2016|
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Response from MWK51 | Reviewed this property |
a taxi would be the easiest, but we had to take a local bus for our return as no taxis or ubers would respond to a request for a pickup
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27 March 2016|
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Response from RChangla | Reviewed this property |
Go to the information center outside of rail station to get a locate bus map, when you facing the station, on your right hand side. Take the bus in front of the station. This bus will pass several interesting location, you... More
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