Sanssouci Palace

Local nameSchloss Sanssouci
LocationBrandenburger Vorstadt, Potsdam, Germany

Sanssouci was the summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, in Potsdam, near Berlin. It is often counted among the German rivals of Versailles. While Sanssouci is in the more intimate Rococo style and is far smaller than its French Baroque counterpart, it too is notable for the numerous temples and follies in the park. The palace was designed/built by Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff between 1745 and 1747 to fulfill King Frederick's need for a private residence where he could relax away from the pomp and ceremony of the Berlin court.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanssouci

Official Website http://www.potsdam-park-sanssouci.de/sanssouci.html

Phone +49 331 969 4222

Coordinates 52°24'15.174" N 13°2'18.32" E

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