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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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  • Guide me in from Berlin City has done was train, tram, bus, was taken. Palace itself is still in construction, but did not know look we could see in 10 minutes. Japan-language audio guide or any location where this understand and a good tourist. At the time photos and inspiring stuff is found, such as if you were sitting where the three leaders in the Conference room and can be compared to the current state. Think Japan's post-war fate had been decided in this place and deep emotion. Is the facility to visit once.
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  • It is in this castle (now a luxury hotel) that took the historic Potsdam conference in 1945, the English style was built for the crown prince Guillaume and his wife Cécile, do not forget the small shop, which is surprising by the quality and variety of its offerings and who all have one thing in common with the history of Potsdam
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  • Built in the style of an English country manor, this is where the "victorious powers" ( USA, UK and Russia ) met to sign the Potsdam Treaty which divided Germany into three sectors. This eventually le...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Here was completed a great desicion in our common history - it needs to visit !
  • 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.