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Alexandrowka 2, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

I visited to Alexandrowka, and i felt that i was into the world of Pushkin’s fairy tales. Wooden log cabins with intricate carvings, set in their own gardens, create a charming residential estate. They were constructed in 1826 underthe direction of the German architect Snethlage,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

If you want to spend some time and relax, you can do it here without any problems. It's a nice place to visit, see some old wooden buildings and eat some russian food.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alex N
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This is a beautiful reminder of German Russian friendship some centries ago. The houses have a typical ambiance and the Russian restaurant offers delicious Russian cuisine!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LaohuPenang
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Alexandrowka is a museum village of the Colony Alexandrowka in Potsdam, which was created in 1826-27 upon the request of Frederick Wilhelm III of Prussia. The people of this village were former members of a Russian soldier's choir. The old colony is now part of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ljubljancanka
Reviewed 23 February 2018

nice to visit and go to see thse old houses .some of them are restaurants and a nice place for a walk or a ride.and also on the nearby hill is the russain church where oyu can visit as well

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank kastoria
Reviewed 3 November 2017

12 wooden houses, beautifully decorated, surrounded by large orchard gardens built for the King's Russian choir, very close to the Sans Souci Park. Easily accessed by bus (603 or 638 from the Postdam main station). Another option is 5 mn' walk from bus stop Jägerallee...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

It's a tiny place, but so pretty! Reminds me so much of old Russian colonies. we didn't visit the museum or restaurant though

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful wooden houses in Russian style, just a view and was a house prison of Russian singer. Now is a complex of museum and tea house and restaurant. In Fall this place just like in fairy tales of witch house and in winter remind...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank faozanrizal
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Alexandrowka is a Russian colony north of Potsdam's city center erected under Prussian King Frederick. He built 12 blockhouses for the remaining 12 prisoners who served the King as chorusboys. Nowadays most of the wooden houses belong to private persons. A guided tour is highly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Alexandrowka was built in early XIX century by German emperor especially for 10 soldier-singers presented to him by Russian Tsar Alexander I . The town presents a number of old Russian wooden houses - part of them are inhibited till now. There is also Russian...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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