Potsdam Travel Guide

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You're Going to Love Potsdam

Famous as a city of peace, Brandenburg's capital is a beautiful place. Made the center of Frederick the Great's Prussian empire, Potsdam features gorgeous palaces, parks, and fine museums within its UNESCO-protected core.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Potsdam

What to do in Potsdam

Schloss Sanssouci
Nauener Tor
Babelsberg Palace
Einstein House

When to Visit Potsdam

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In general, summer is the best time to visit Potsdam (June through August), but the historical attractions are just as magical out of season.

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How to Get to Potsdam

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Where to Stay in Potsdam

Potsdam has some exceptional accommodation options, including the Hotel Brandenburger Tor, the Steigenberger Hotel, and the Wyndham Garden.

Popular Neighborhoods in Potsdam

Where to stay in popular areas of Potsdam

Most booked hotels in Potsdam

How to Get Around Potsdam

The Cost of Living in Potsdam

Shopping Streets

The Holländisches Viertel just north of Innenstadt is a good place to hunt for boutique apparel and antiques, while department stores and drug stores can be found on main streets like Lindenstraße.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in Potsdam include REWE and Prima, where 12 eggs will cost about EUR1.80.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$10.10
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$86.36
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$2.56
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$2.84

Where to Eat in Potsdam

Great food is easy to come by in Potsdam. If you want an excellent German feast, try Drachenhaus in Sanssouci Park, but there are fine French options like Maison Charlotte as well. Meals should cost around EUR20-30 per head.