All posts tagged: Potsdam

Moods in Potsdam

Like last year I came for the garden action at the Karl-Foerster-Garden to Potsdam. It doesn’t have to be always Sansoucci, Potsdam has many other places of interest to see. Typically most of houses here have no more than two storeys which gives Potsdam a nice atmosphere. But on the big public spaces are many impressing buildings, thoroughly renovated. On the “Alter Markt” is the Nicolaikirche, which was build in the 1830s by the famous Friedrich Schinkel. It looks really modern inside. In the second word war it was heavily destroyed and build up again many years later. At the moment, it’s a construction site inside. You can climb on the church tower to have a view all over the city. Although the opening time was over, the tower keeper was letting me some more time to enjoy the evening sun. Gardens in Potsdam The New Garden is east of the city and contains the Marmorpalais and Castle Cecilienhof, the Gothic Library and many other historic sites. It’s situated between two lakes, the Holy Lake …