Potsdam City Tour - Stop 11 Orangery Palace
Start or interrupt your Best of Potsdam Tour by City Circle at Stop Orangery Palace.
The Orangery Palace was completed in 1860 in the style of Italian Renaissance palaces. It is an expression of King Frederick William IV's addiction to Italy and, along with the New Palace, one of the great buildings in Sanssouci Park. The king had many things copied here that fascinated him so much about Italy: the Villa Medici in Rome, the Uffizi in Florence and even the Sala Regia in the Vatican. Great compliments go to the master builders of the palace, who managed to combine the various elements into a harmonious whole.
The Raffael Hall with over 50 copies of paintings by the Renaissance painter is considered the jewel of the Orangery Palace.
In winter, the palace wings serve as a location for the tropical potted plants from Sanssouci Park.
You can find out more about other sightseeing highlights and interesting discoveries in the immediate vicinity of the Orangery Palace further down on this page. And with just one click you can also find information about the nearest stops on your Potsdam Sightseeing Tour.