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Charlottenburg Palace

Charlottenburg Palace
Charlottenburg Palace from the park side

Charlottenburg Palace today is the largest residence of the Hohenzollern in Berlin. Originally built by Elector Frederick III as a summer residence for his wife Sophie Charlotte in 1699, the palace was later extended into a stately building with a cours d`honneur. It is located in the Charlottenburg district of the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf area. It includes much exotic internal decoration in baroque and rococo styles. A large formal garden surrounded by woodland was constructed behind the palace. In the grounds of the palace various buildings were erected, including a belvedere, a mausoleum, a theatre and a pavilion. During the Second World War the palace was badly damaged but has since been reconstructed. The palace, its gardens and the buildings in the grounds are major visitor attractions.

Hours: April - October: Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 6pm. November - March: Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm.

Admission: Adults 10 €, Concessions 7 €, includes tour or audio guide.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlottenburg_Palace ]

Related: http://www.spsg.de/index.php?id=134
Address: andauer Damm 10-22, 14059 Berlin
Tags: Berlin, Charlottenburg, Palace, Gardens


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Charlottenburg is a locality of Berlin within the borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, named after Queen Sophia Charlotte (1668-1705). It is best known for Charlottenburg Palace, the largest surviving royal palace in Berlin, and the adjacent museums.

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