The New Chambers were originally an orangery and later a guesthouse. The rococo interior drips in opulence, most notably in the Ovidsaal...
Frederick the Great's famous summer palace, Schloss Sanssouci, was designed by Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff in 1747; the rococo...
Schloss & Park Sanssouci
This glorious park and palace ensemble is what happens when a king has good taste, plenty of cash and access to the finest architects...
Potsdam Zur Historischen Mühle
This vast restaurant, part of the Mövenpick chain, lures punters with international favourites, a beer garden and a children’s playground.
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Historische Mühle information
This 18th-century Dutch-style windmill contains exhibits about historic and contemporary mill technology and offers a close-up of the grinding mechanism and a top-floor viewing platform.
According to legend, Frederick the Great ordered its owner to demolish the original mill because of the noise. However, when the miller refused and threatened to go to court, the king acquiesced.