The New Chambers, built by Knobelsdorff in 1748, were originally an orangery and later converted into a guest palace. The interior drips...
Frederick the Great's famous summer palace, this rococo gem was designed by Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff in 1747 and sits daintily...
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, tourist-geared restaurant, part of the Mövenpick chain, lures punters with international favourites, a beer garden and a...
Maulbeerallee 5 · interesting places nearby
Historische Mühle information
This reconstructed 18th-century Dutch-style windmill contains exhibits about the history of the mill and 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.