About Potsdam & Berlin

Potsdam

Park Sanssouci, Potsdam Park Sanssouci, Potsdam

Park Sanssouci © TMB-Fotoarchiv/Wieck/Park Sanssouci (SPSG)

Hans Otto Theater, Potsdam

Hans Otto Theater © TMB-Fotoarchiv/Onnen

Potsdam's Brandenburg Gate Potsdam's Brandenburg Gate

Potsdam's Brandenburg Gate © TMB-Fotoarchiv/Boettcher

Potsdam is the capital of the German federal state of Brandenburg and has a population of around 160,000 people. Geographically, the city is surrounded by several interconnected rivers and lakes and is part of the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan area. Historically, it is the former residence of the Prussian kings and German emperors. Large parts of Potsdam, including the parks and palaces of Sanssouci, are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Potsdam is also home to the Babelsberg Film Studio, which is the oldest large-scale studio complex in the world and has produced a number of acclaimed films. The links below will help you discover this impressive city.

Berlin

Reichstag Dome, Berlin Reichstag Dome, Berlin

Reichstag Dome © visitBerlin/Scholvien

Sony Center, Berlin Sony Center, Berlin

Sony Center © visitBerlin/Scholvien

Museum Island, Berlin Museum Island, Berlin

Museum Island © visitBerlin/Scholvien

Berlin is the capital of Germany and is home to more than 3.5 million people. Being located just about 25 km away, it is easily reachable from Potsdam via public transport. The city has a remarkable history and is extraordinarily rich in culture, politics, architecture, art and nightlife. The following links will help you taste the vibrant city of Berlin.