Castles, Palaces & Mansions

Palaces and Mansions in Berlin

In and around Berlin, numerous palaces such as Charlottenburg, Sanssouci and Bellevue bear witness to Berlin's past as the residence of the Hohenzollerns and other dynasties.
Baustelle Berliner Stadtschloss
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Berlin Palace

Hardly any other building project attracted as much attention as the reconstruction of the Berlin Palace. Since 2020, the baroque palace a new space for art, culture and science in Berlin's city center. more

Schloss Biesdorf
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Biesdorf Palace and Palace Gardens

Biesdorf Palace and its palace garden are among the most important 19th century architectural monuments in Berlin and a popular excursion destination. more

Blauer Rahmen für ein Schloß
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Charlottenburg Palace

Charlottenburg Palace is the largest palace complex in Berlin. Rebuilt and expanded many times throughout history, it has much to offer visitors. more

Schloss Friedrichsfelde
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Friedrichsfelde Palace

Friedrichsfelde Palace is located in the heart of the Tierpark Berlin. The former pleasure palace is now a museum and exhibits collections of the City Museum. more

Blick auf das Schloss Glienicke und den Schlosspark
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Glienicke Palace

Glienicke Palace is an Italian villa on German soil. Designed by the damous architect Schinkel, the palace is now an impressive open-air museum and a World Heritage Site. more

Grunewald Hunting Lodge
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Grunewald Hunting Lodge

Grunewald Hunting Lodge is the oldest Prussian palace in Berlin. A former royal hunting base, today the palace houses an important art collection. more

Schloss Köpenick
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Köpenick Palace

Köpenick Palace is the most important preserved palace from the reign of the Hohenzollerns. The impressive building on the waterfront is worth the trip to the outskirts of Berlin. more

Schloss Sanssouci in Potsdam
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Sanssouci Palace

Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam near Berlin is a must-see for tourists. The pleasure palace of Frederick the Great features beautiful Roccoco-style architecture and a magnificent palace garden. more

Schloss Schönhausen
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Schönhausen Palace

The baroque Schönhausen Palace in Berlin-Pankow has been the scene of important historical events on several occasions. more

Zitadelle Spandau
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Spandau Citadel

The Spandau Citadel is not only one of the best-preserved fortresses of the Renaissance period in Europe, but also an impressive event location for concerts and Renaissance fairs. more

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Potsdamer Platz
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From architecture and history to parks and gardens: the most important sights in Berlin sorted by topic. more