history potsdam
on this tour through the heart of potsdam you will encounter many of the worldfamous buildings from this tiny city on the outskirts of berlin: the holländerviertel (dutch quarter), the palaces of sanssouci, and cecilienhof (where the potsdam conference was held in 1945). you will also catch a glimpse of every important period from 19th and 20th century german history.   

today potsdam is known throughout the world for its lovely palaces and parks. but it was also the city where the "potsdam agreement" finally put an end to the german reich in 1945 and where the wartime allies tried to design some kind of joint responsibility for a new, democratic germany.
if you are a first-time visitor to potsdam and are simply interested in knowing what there is to see in this city and where, with a bit more time, one might investigate a little further, then just take one of the basic tours for potsdam: a walk through german history.

meeting place and length of tour: the meeting place for this tour is the square in front of the rapid transit (s-bahn) station "potsdam stadt." the tour lasts approximately 2 1/2 hours.
prices and booking: you pay 15 euros per person and tour. simply book by e-mail and you will immediately receive a message in reply. for this tour you will also need a local public transportation ticket. you may buy this from the tour guide for 2.10 euros.
special tour: should you wish to request a more customized tour on any special aspect of potsdam, the price will depend on the duration of the tour, the number of participants, the cost of preparation, and if you want to go by foot or by bus. special tours will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and should be affordable for everyone. simply send an e-mail message to unwrapping history or call at:

unwrapping history, c/o martin jander, tel.: 0049-(0)30-89068014