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Köpenick Palace

Köpenick Palace
Köpenick Palace

Schloss Köpenick is a Baroque palace of the Hohenzollern electors of Brandenburg which stands on an island in the Dahme River and gives its name to Köpenick, a district of Berlin.

The castle was originally built in 1558 as a hunting lodge by order of Elector Joachim II Hector of Brandenburg. The building in a Renaissance style was located on the river island at the site of the former medieval fort. Joachim II died here in 1571. In 1631 it served as the headquarters of King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, where he - without results - asked his brother-in-law Elector George William for assistance in the Thirty Years' War.

Frederick I of Prussia had the lodge rebuilt and enlarged from 1677 and lived here together with his first wife Elizabeth Henrietta of Hesse-Kassel. In 1730 Frederick II of Prussia, then Crown Prince, and his friend Hans Hermann von Katte faced the court-martial for desertion at Schloss Köpenick. Today the castle surrounded by a small park serves as the Museum of Decorative Arts, run by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation as part of the Berlin State Museums.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%B6penick_Palace ]

Address: Berlin-Köpenick
Tags: Schloss Köpenick, Baroque palace, Hohenzollern, Dahme River


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"We are planning on attending the advent concert on 11 December 2016 and wondered what type of dinner will be served as part of package A? If you do not know, can you answer what type of dinners are typically served at events like this (concert with dinner)? Thank you. Anna" (posted 11/15/2016)

At dinner you expect ... a multi-course menu with seasonal ingredients from the local area, thematically matched to the concerts and creative served by our catering partners musical Amuse Gueules from the concert program with which the Berlin Residence Orchestra will entertain you during dinner bilingual moderation master of ceremonies, who with smooth transitions between German and English foreign language guests eloquently the evening will be more packages and package deals can, depending on their seasonal availability, be combined. These include a tour of Charlottenburg Palace one more hour boat ride on the Spree extensive group packages for planning exclusive events Greetings martic
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The event ticket there is actually an improved version with guided tour and dinner. A call to the ticket hotline revealed no clarity about dinner. The associated with the complex Schlosscafe is not involved. My recommendation would be to book the variant II and 237 m to go to dinner in the Ratskeller Köpenick. This is a fairly large restaurant in the brick look with hearty Berlin food supply and good beer (personal experience!). with kind regards from biesdorf -. also to Anna! Fred Eggert
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