Potsdam

Wooden three-story house, surrounded by trees

Travel back to the past at Alexandrowka in Potsdam

A short distance separates the urban center of Potsdam, the largest city in the German state of Brandenburg, from an historic quarter that attests to friendship between nations. There, at Alexandrowka, wooden buildings form what used to be a colony for Russian soldiers stranded in then-Prussia after the Napoleonic Wars. Certainly, as you visit this …

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Red fox sleeping over a wooden log

Learn about Brandenburg’s nature at a Potsdam museum

Central Potsdam’s Breite Straße is the location of a museum that, through its varied collection, provides an insight into the natural beauties of Brandenburg. However, besides its exhibited features, another charm of the Naturkundemuseum Potsdam is the building on which it resides, it being a late-18th century historic residence. In other words, as you visit this institution …

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Brass statue representing a robot character from a silent film

Be amazed at the movie-inspired Filmpark Babelsberg, Potsdam

Near Potsdam, the world’s oldest large-scale film studio has been continuously working since 1912. Certainly, the Babelsberg Film Studio, a major player in international cinema, is the producer of films that have granted you infinite moments of fun. So, right next to the studio’s premises, you can find a unique theme park, inspired by movies, …

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Vintage-looking movie projector in a historical film area

Behold the history of cinema at the Filmmuseum Potsdam

Potsdam, located on the banks of the Havel about 25 kilometers southwest of Berlin, is a picturesque place that served as the residence of kings and emperors. In other words, this German city, the capital of Brandenburg, is home to several culture-related institutions that attest to a rich heritage. One of them is the Filmmuseum …

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