Tag: DE – Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin

Tour the World’s Most Beautiful Palaces; Karlina Valeiko; Love Exploring

Photo: Posztos

From royal residences and grand retreats for the incredibly wealthy of days gone by, these gorgeous palaces all have one thing in common – no expense has been spared when building and decorating these jaw-dropping structures. Let’s take a journey through these sought-after destinations.

Source: Tour the World’s Most Beautiful Palaces

Sanssouci: Old Fritz’s Palace of No Worries; Katrin Figge

Photo: Leo Seidel © Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg

In his last will, Frederick the Great, the King of Prussia from 1740 to 1786, asked to be buried beside his beloved pet greyhounds in the terraced gardens of his favorite residence, Sanssouci Palace, in Potsdam near Berlin.

Source: Sanssouci: Old Fritz’s Palace of No Worries — Katrin Figge — City Beat