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Potsdam, City of Emperors Walking Tour

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    Meet your guide in the late morning front of the Starbucks at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate. You’ll travel to Potsdam from the city center via Berlin’s public transport system. Please note that public transit tickets are at guests’ own expense.

    Learn about the history of this famous royal city from your guide. Originally formed as a “garrison city” during the era of Germany’s Prussian Empire, Potsdam long played host to German Kings and later the Kaiser. As you tour the city’s incredible collection of historic architecture, including stops at the The Dutch Quarter, Neuer Garten and the Bridge of Spies, you’ll also hear about Potsdam’s key role in negotiating the agreements that helped end World War II at the The Potsdam Conference.

    Your trip will end at Potsdam’s “Schloss Sanssouci” (Sanssouci Palace), where your guide will share details to ensure you get the best-priced tickets and skip the long lines (entrance at own expense). You’ll return to your starting point in Berlin by public transit at the end of the trip.

    For a full list of sights covered during the trip, please refer to the itinerary below.
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    All reviews visiting potsdam refreshing break sans souci the free walking tour day trip brilliant guide from australia interesting facts german history would highly recommend this tour excellent tour rodrigo postdam moustache susan sandemans rochelle
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Rodrigo was a fantastic guide, literally walking backwards to show us all the beautiful sites of Potsdam on this 11km walking endeavour. He is very knowledgeable and possesses critical thinking, a virtue that is scarce today. I highly recommend this activity if you are a...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank lulussaura
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I booked the tour to Potsdam on August 20. It was totally worth it, i liked it a lot! Our guide Georgia showed us the most beautiful and nice hidden places at Potsdam. The tour was accompanied with multiple kings: Friedrichs, Wilhelms or Friedrich Wilhelms...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank RomanKanevskyi
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The tour was very interesting and our guide, Rodrigo, was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Potsdam is very beautiful and if you would like to squeeze in as much sightseeing, walking and history in one day, I recommend this tour!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank s j
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Rodrigo was very professional while guiding us. He made an effort to get to know us, and ensured that we could arrive at each of our destinations on time. Rodrigo did a good job in setting up the historical context for each location, and was...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank ongkashing
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This tour is definitely worth doing. Unless you are a history professor, there is no way that the average person would have the knowledge that is necessary to fully appreciated Potsdam and it’s history. Our tour guide (Rob) was very knowledgeable. He wasn’t as enthusiastic...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Kaitlynbc
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    Sandeman's 6-hour walking tour of Potsdam did NOT include entry to any of the Palaces simply because there was insufficient time. The nominal 6 hours includes travelling time to and from Potsdam (30-40 minutes by train and... More
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