Palace Profile: Sanssouci Palace

  January 22, 2017 at 8:00 am by

Schloss Sanssouci

Location: Potsdam, Brandenburg, Federal Republic of Germany
Built: 1745-1747; 1840s (expansion)
Architect: Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff; Ludwig Persius (expansion)
Commissioned By: Friedrich II (“The Great”) of Prussia
Style: Rococò
Rooms: 36
On The Palace Grounds: Sanssouci Park, Sanssouci Picture Gallery, Temple of Friendship, Chinese House, Orangery
Current Owner: Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg for the City of Potsdam
Current Use: Tourist attraction
UNESCO World Heritage Site: Listed since 1990

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One Response to Palace Profile: Sanssouci Palace

  1. Roseann Testagrossa says:

    Has this palace been partly converted into a hotel, or is that Cecilienhof that has been converted into a hotel?

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