Schloss Cecilienhof, Potsdam

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Explore Schloss Cecilienhof, the last palace built by the Hohenzollern family--and the site of the 1945 Potsdam Conference. Wander through the private rooms of the castle, including the living room, smoking room, library, and breakfast room. Descriptions and photos give a glimpse into the house's history and the historic conference. Learn about the important decisions that the leaders of the United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union took in the wake of World War II. Audio guides and guided tours are available. See Schloss Cecilienhof and all Potsdam has to offer by arranging your trip with our Potsdam itinerary maker.
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  • August 18, 2017
    For €20, there's a photo Erlaubis, which you should save yourself, needs not to snap the dense crowds and the spaces in the semi-darkness, the simple cameras don't make it anyway, it is forbidden to Flash. When you enter the first room, are still the predecessor, it is pushed out by the next. The old books on the shelves, which have remained intact are noteworthy: dictionaries in German and English, reports of the army...
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  • August 14, 2017
    This is the best way of learning about history, of course focus is on the conference on the aftermath of WOII, but still the audioguide and the scene is amazing.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    the story makes a book essential and something special. The surrounding park is a rest. Very much recommended.
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  • We had a nice tour of the Schloss, where the Potsdam conference was held. Has an interesting history that our Berlin guide detailed.
  • It was the Hohenzollern family residence after they lost the crown. 1945 Potsdam Conference took place here. Now is a first-class hotel.
  • Schloss Cecilienhof is the site of the Potsdam Conference, a major gathering of world superpowers at the end of World War II. It is named after Duchess Cecillie, wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, who lived there for a while when it was completed. Not much pictures to show, as you can’t take photographs inside Cecilienhof. It’s now a museum which preserves the historical significance of this palace in World War II history. The Potsdam Conference setup remains preserved, including the roundtable that hosted the negotiations. It was pretty surreal walking through Cecilienhof and imagining myself in the midst of that conference, standing in the corner while the most powerful leaders of the time, Churchill, Truman and Stalin discussa post-war world.
  • Currently undergoing major renovation, the last palace built for the crown prince before the revolution and the site of the Potsdam Conference at the end of WWII. Both receive the museum treatment here along with a lovely hotel.
  • Pretty, beautiful and amazing are not enough to describe this place. It is worth a visit if you're intrested in History and even if you are not the landscape is breathtaking.

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