Potsdam Sanssouci Tour
Luisenplatz is dominated by the baroque Brandenburger Tor.
The exotic Dampfmaschinenhaus is the former palace waterworks built to look like a Turkish mosque complete with minaret.
The Picture Gallery is the oldest royal museum in Germany and shelters a prized collection of Old Masters, including works by Peter Paul...
This vaulted cellar lounge is popular with grown-ups willing to peel off the bills for serious cocktails. Access is via the back...
Crepes are very popular at this French café-restaurant – a few tables are placed out front on the footpath in summer.
Potsdam Sanssouci Tour information
The local tourist office runs the 3½-hour Potsdam Sanssouci Tour, which checks off the highlights and guarantees admission to Schloss Sanssouci. Tours are in English and German and leave at 11am from Luisenplatz and at 11.10am from the tourist office at the Hauptbahnhof.