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Thursday, September 19, 2013
Sanssouci Park and Palace
The terraced Sanssouci Park, in Potsdam, Germany, started when Frederick the Great wanted to cultivate plums, figs and wine on Potsdam’s doorstep. Frederick the Great loved the garden with it's magnificent views so much that he had his summer residence built above the terraced vineyard. Sanssouci Palace is considered the major work of Rococo architecture in
Germany. Paintings by Watteau, Panini and Pesne are on exhibit in the