Palace Profile: Charlottenburg Palace

  March 19, 2017 at 5:00 am by

A view of Charlottenburg Palace from the gardens

Location: Charlottenburg, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
Built: 1695-1713
Architect: Johann Arnold Nering (original Palace), Johann Friedrich von Mosander (expansion)
Commissioned By: Sophia Charlotte of Hanover, Queen of Prussia (original Palace),
Friedrich I of Prussia (expansion)
Style: Baroque, Rococo
On The Palace Grounds: Orangery, Gardens, Palace Chapel, Mausoleum, ‘Belvedere’ Tea House, statue of ‘The Great Elector’ – Friedrich Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg
Current Owner: Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg
Current Use: Tourist attraction and museum
Fun Fact: Over 2,700 pieces of porcelain are on display in the elaborate Porcelain Cabinet

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One Response to Palace Profile: Charlottenburg Palace

  1. Lady Daphne says:

    I’ve been here and it’s fabulous. Also the famed Nefertiti is located here.

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