Questions and answers about Sanssouci Palace (FAQ)

Schloss Sanssouci im Park Sanssouci
Sanssouci Palace in Sanssouci Park

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Where is Sanssouci Palace located?

Sanssouci Palace is located in Park Sanssouci in Potsdam, in Maulbeerallee, 14469 Potsdam.

What is the best way to get to Sanssouci Palace?

The state capital Potsdam is easily accessible by almost all means of transport. You can easily get to Potsdam from all directions by car or by train. Even if arriving by car seems very practical at first glance, we recommend using public transport. In city traffic, trams, buses and ferries are on the move day and night. We have put together useful information for your arrival.

Can I park near Sanssouci Palace?

Yes you can. The following parking spaces are available at Sanssouci Palace or near Sanssouci Park. We have put together the parking spaces at Sanssouci Palace for you here.

Who built Sanssouci Palace?

Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff had made draft drawings based on the king’s sketches. The construction was carried out by Ludwig Persius, Johann Gottfried Büring and Carl Ludwig Hildebrandt and Jan Bouman.

When was the Sanssouci Palace built?

1745 to 1747

How big is Sanssouci Park?

With an area of ​​around 290 hectares (around 400 soccer fields) and around 70 kilometers of path, Sanssouci Park is one of the largest parks in the world and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990.

What does the word Sanssouci mean?

Word Meaning / Definition:

Origin of the term: Sanssouci (French: sans souci) means something like carefree, carefree, carefree.

What are the opening times for Sanssouci Palace?

The opening times vary depending on the summer or winter season. You can find out about the opening times of Sanssouci Palace here.

What are the ticket prices for Sanssouci Palace?

Guided tour or audio guide

Price: 12.00 € reduced: 8.00 €

There are also other price categories. For more information, please visit the website of the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Berlin-Brandenburg Foundation.

More information about tickets for Sanssouci Palace.

Where can I buy tickets for Sanssouci Palace?

Tickets are available from 10:00 a.m. for the respective day at the lock cash desk. As the number of tickets per day is limited, the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Berlin-Brandenburg Foundation recommends booking tickets early in the online ticket shop

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Who is the official contact for Sanssouci Palace?

The official Park Sanssouci contact is the Prussian Palaces & Gardens Foundation

Phone: +49 (0) 331 / 9694-0 / Fax: +49 (0) 331 / 9694-107