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Babelsberg Castle

Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

History Hit

24 Nov 2020

About Babelsberg Castle

Babelsberg Castle is a picturesque 19th century Gothic castle which boasts stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

The castle was built between 1833 and 1849 and was an example of 19th century neo Gothic architecture; it was the summer residence of Emperor Wilhelm I.

Another unique feature of Babelsberg are the beautiful grounds, which contain landscaped gardens, terraces, sculptures and fountains and the castle and grounds are part of the wider Babelsberg Park.

Babelsberg Castle forms part of the ‘Palaces and Parks of Potsdam’ UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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