Free Tour of the historic center of Potsdam

Duration: 3h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 05, 2018

We are a team of guides in love with our profession who want to share the unique beauty of this country and its great history. We have over ten years of experience in tourism and travel planning in Europe. We work at the national level in cooperation with friendly guides and excellent local specialists in the main cities of our country.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

In past centuries Potsdam was considered one of the most important Prussian cities. Today, surrounded by 19 lakes and the picturesque river Havel surprises the visitors with history, breathtaking Sanssouci Palaces and numerous gardens and parks. 

The damages caused by the allied bombings in 1945 and the subsequent Potsdam Conference  held in the city straight after the war, have completely changed its character. During the guided tour of  2.5  hours, we will delve into this fascinating history of ancient splendor, the destruction during the war and the impressive reconstruction in the German reunification era.
Our tour starts Am Alten Markt square next to the 16 m high obelisk devoted to the 4 brilliant Prussian architects, next to the representative St. Nicholas Church (St. Nikolaikirche).This is where we will learn about the Hohenzollern dynasty, under which the city flourished in culture, art, and architecture. Afterwards, we will continue covering the most important points, such as Saint Peters and Paul’s Church, enchanting Dutch Quarter, Brandenburger Street and some historic city gates. We will talk about famous habitants of Potsdam: Voltaire, Humboldt and Einstein. The tour concludes in front of the emblematic Sanssouci Palaces – a great symbol of the affection for art, architecture and nature of its founder Prussian King Frederic the Great. 

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  • Meeting point:
    Potsdamer Stadtschloss, Am Alten Mark...
    Potsdamer Stadtschloss, Am Alten Markt 1, 14467 Potsdam, Germany
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    Our tour starts Am Alten Markt next to the 16 m high obelisk , in front of the representative St. Nikolaikirche. Look for our guides with RED umbrella.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Seba... 04 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
La visita con Max nos encantó. Nos hizo pasar un día estupendo en un lugar de ensueño. El tour se hizo muy ameno gracias a su simpatía y carisma, pero principalmente por su profesionalidad. Le hablaremos de Max con una sonrisa en la boca a todos nuestros familiares cuando lleguemos a casa. Ha sido un placer
Maria 04 Feb 2023

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Travelled in group - Feb 2023
Nos ha encantado la ciudad y el guía lo ha hecho muy bien
Anna 20 Jan 2023

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Travelled in family - Jan 2023
Hemos quedado encantados con max, nos he parecido una visita amena, agradable y max ha hecho todo lo posible para que conociesemos la ciudad de una forma excelente!
María 20 Jan 2023

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
Nuestra experiencia fue excelente, Max nos enseñó con entusiasmo, diversion y con información y curiosidades de los lugares más representativos de la ciudad. También nos brindó toda la información solicitada. Hemos quedado encantados.
Mariana 08 Dec 2022

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
The guide was super nice and friendly. He knew a lot about the history of the places we visit and told us in the most exited and fun way possible. It was a really good class about postdam and German history.
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Who is this tour for?

Does not accept large group reservations.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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