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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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  • There are a few repairs, but nevertheless it's not marred our visit we had only this evening 5 persons and were the last visitors to the Castle. The guide spoke English but we had translators-receivers, so small that all translated in Russian and German. It was interesting to see the room where signed the capitulation, rooms (my) where Americans, British smoked and "shared mir"v including Europe, where poured. education et al. political intrigues and plans for the future. Castle small, compact it built before the first world war Wilhelm the second for my son and his wife Cecilia. By the way until 1945. in this castle lived Kira Kirillovna Romanova, she was married to the son of Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Vil'gel'ma2. She was forced, together with family and children flee to escape from the arrival of the Red Army. She fled from the Russians. Churchill, Stalin, Truman. These figures were interesting in this castle just to touch history.
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  • Cecilienhof is a historic place, those who know about history it is the place where the four powers signed the contract that was the basis for post-war Europe. It is now being renovated which feels li...  more »
  • If you are in Berlin and have enough time, take a trip out to Potsdam to see where history was made at the Cecilienhof (as well as the Sans Souci Palace). The Kaiser's son, Crown Prince Wilhelm, had t...  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.