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Potsdam: Guided Walking Tour of UNESCO Site and Architecture

1. Potsdam: Guided Walking Tour of UNESCO Site and Architecture

Enjoy the scenery of Potsdam from the northern city center. See parts of the designated UNESCO World Heritage Site at Sanssouci Palace, once the summer home of the Prussian ruler Frederik the Great in traditional Rococo architectural design. Your tour guide will bring you from here to other anecdotal locations in the German city, including the famous Nikolaikirche (St. Nicholas Church) with its massive Classicist style dome, modeled after ancient Greek architecture, and completed in the 1830s. Any stop along the way will be dissected in its history and cultural significance in the city as your guide is a historical expert on this small town. Impressive facts and antidotes will lead you along your guided tour and give you precise knowledge of Potsdam.

Berlin: Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and Potsdam Tour

2. Berlin: Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and Potsdam Tour

Acquire deeper knowledge of World War II history and understand the cruelty of the crimes committed against the victims of Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp with a guided visit. Afterward, explore the ancient Slavic town of Postdam and its royal palaces and gardens. Board your bus at the TV tower at Alexanderplatz and begin your drive to the first stop. Meet your Sachsenhausen Memorial guide and enter the camp to understand the dimensions of the cruelty that took place there. Learn about how jobs were distributed and how the camp was run. After your visit, set off towards Potsdam. Hear the story of how it went from being a Slavic town to becoming a royal residence. See the palaces and gardens where the royal families and their courts ruled and walked. Take a guided walk and enjoy some free time to discover the area on your own.

Berlin: Potsdam 6-Hour Guided Tour

3. Berlin: Potsdam 6-Hour Guided Tour

Enjoy a 6-hour tour to Potsdam, and visit the park and exterior of Sanssouci Palace as well as the historical city center. Explore Potsdam, the capital of Brandenburg, which was transformed from a garrison town to the residence of the Prussian kings in the 18th century. The palace of Frederick the Great gained world fame and is still admired today as a gem of the Rococo period. In the large park with historically important palaces of the Prussian kings, you can not only experience an interesting excursion into the history of Berlin and Brandenburg but also a beautiful oasis, where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city. In addition to the famous Sanssouci Palace, you will also see other buildings inspired by Italian architecture.

Potsdam: Villa Schöningen Entrance Ticket

4. Potsdam: Villa Schöningen Entrance Ticket

Explore the historic Villa Schöningen building at your own pace with this entrance ticket. Make your way to Glienicker Bridge, once one of the most famous border posts between East and West Berlin, where you can admire the villa's Italian villa-style architecture, designed by Ludwig Persius. Inside, wander through a range of contemporary art and visit our current exhibition "sammeln" where we show a variety of collections like a Carl Spitzweg painting collection, a sugar cube collection or a variety of japanese coloured woodcuts from the Edo period! In the villa's park, stroll among fruit trees and sculptures by various artists. Stop for a bite to eat in the on-site café or rent stand-up paddles (SUP) in the summer.

Berlin: Half-Day Private Albert Einstein Sites Walking Tour

5. Berlin: Half-Day Private Albert Einstein Sites Walking Tour

Explore the places of relevance to Albert Einstein’s life in a half-day walking tour in Berlin. Listen to interesting stories and facts from the guide (in the language of your preference) as he takes you back in time. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee (not included) while on the walk. Start your 2-hour walk from the Brandenburg Gate considered to be a must-see site when in Berlin. Move on to Einstein Unter Den Linden café frequented by politicians and media representatives. Grab something to eat and drink (not included). Next, visit the former Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences which houses the Berlin State Library today. Einstein presented his field equations of general relativity to the Academy here in 1915. Wrap up your walk by visiting the oldest university in Berlin, Humboldt University. Einstein delivered lectures at the university from 1915 to 1929. The tour (3-hours and 5-hours options) also includes a visit to Wissenschaftpark or Albert Einstein Park.

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What people are saying about Potsdam

Structured and very informative tour in a pleasant atmosphere. The guide promptly responded to questions and incorporated the answers perfectly into his schedule. Many stations were illustrated and made understandable with large-format historical pictures. The selection of the individual stations was very good and we came to places that we would certainly not have looked for or found ourselves - gladly again!

Wonderful villa, directly on the New Garden / Heiligensee. Wonderful, lovingly arranged exhibition, very nice reception with lots of information.

Great, flexible & smart tour guide. We can only recommend. We were very excited!

Tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. It was a great way to spend a day.

Competent and entertaining guide. Good answers to all questions.