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Sanssouci Potsdam

Sanssouci Potsdam

SB560 EAN: 9783870295608
In Stock: 2 ks

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The palace and park of Sanssouci belong to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage and are considered to be a pearl of Northern German Rococo. The palace was built as a summer residence for Friedrich II from 1745 to 1748 under the management of Baron von Knobelsdorff. The palace stands like a villa on a hill which is called the “wüste Berg” (desolate mountain). The single-storey building, which is approximately 152 m long, does not stand on a base, nor has it a cellar, and therefore appears to be very flat and closely linked with the garden. This is just how the owner King Friedrich II imagined his residence to be. This was his favourite palace, and it was here where the king lived from April to October. At the same time he had the Potsdam City Palace extended and used it as his winter residence. The building of Sanssouci goes back mainly to Friedrich the Great’s own plans. He was seeking a refuge where he could devote his time to the arts and philosoph

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