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 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.