Park Sanssouci (Potsdam)

2

“Sanssouci” is French for “without sorrow”. And you can really immerse yourself without sorrows in ancient times when wandering through the park in Potsdam south-eastern of Berlin.

“Sanssouci” is French for “without sorrow”. And you can really immerse yourself without sorrows in ancient times when wandering through the park in Potsdam south-eastern of Berlin.

The Prussian kings had built several beautiful buildings through Park Sanssouci from the middle of the 18th century to the 19th century such as Sanssouci Palace, New Palace, an Orangery, a Chinese Tea House and even a botanical garden. Versailles is said to be the ideal for Sanssouci. Today it also belongs to the UNESCO world heritage.

When I went to Sanssouci as a little kid visitors had to wear felt slippers over their shoes to protect the historical parquet floor. It was so much fun to slither over the sleek floor wearing these uni size slippers that felt like boats for us children.
Unfortunately they aren’t needed any more due to carpets that have been protecting the floor since last year.

The entry to the park is free of charge. So you can enjoy the beautiful architecture from the outside without paying anything. But when you want to experience the interior you have to pay for each building.

Link: ==http://www.spsg.de/index.php?id=32&sessionLanguage=en==

written by annegreat on 2008-09-30 #places #agfa-optima-400 #park #potsdam #architecture #holga #castles #location #palaces

2 Comments

  1. skyblueskin
    skyblueskin ·

    Very nice! Love the 2nd and 6th pics in the set.
    Sanssouci is also one of my favourite songs by the great Rufus Wainwright. Your photos make some great visuals to the song.

  2. camerao
    camerao ·

    Hallo Annegret, like the pics, specially the night-scenes, and I like the story!

More Interesting Articles

  • Vicuna's Travel Stories | Burkina Faso: The Land of Upright People

    written by vicuna on 2015-09-30
    Vicuna's Travel Stories | Burkina Faso: The Land of Upright People

    When someone asks me why I love Burkina Faso so much and what's so special about it, I answer without any hesitation: the people. There's something in this country that connects the people together very strongly. Here, foreign visitors are warmly welcomed. And honestly, I think that the portraits I'm most proud of and that I really love are those shot in Burkina Faso. "Why," you ask?

    11
  • My New York City Bike Ride Through Purple Eyes

    written by cecilialeitinger on 2015-08-14 #news
    My New York City Bike Ride Through Purple Eyes

    What do you do when you don't have much time in a city like New York but you want to see everything, feel the vibe and be part of the community, even for a short time? Jump on a bike and enjoy what trains, buses and cabs can never give you: be part of the city. Take a camera with you to capture the moments and sights you don't want to forget. I did this with my LC-A 120 and LomoChrome Purple film.

  • Trending Albums of June 2016

    written by lomography on 2016-06-24
    Trending Albums of June 2016

    An album is more than just a collection of photographs. It can accurately tell your tale without the need for words. Take a look at this month's most note-worthy albums and get a hint on how to share your stories through visual organization.

    6
  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • Select Holiday Shipping Deals for Last Minute Shoppers!

    written by Lomography on 2015-12-17 #news #gear
    Select Holiday Shipping Deals for Last Minute Shoppers!

    Have you been searching for the perfect gift for your loved ones and have yet to find it? Or maybe all of your shopping is done and it's time to treat yourself? Whatever the case may be, you're in luck — we've got awesome holiday shipping deals available around the globe! Depending on what country you order from, any order over €150/£150/$200 may qualify for free express shipping before the cut off dates. Scroll down to see more details!

  • Matthieu Soudet Does Intimate Portraiture with the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens

    written by Lomography on 2016-05-03 #news #gear
    Matthieu Soudet Does Intimate Portraiture with the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens

    Matthieu Soudet is a French photographer who started photography when he was only nine years old. His creativity is boundless and with all of his shots, this artist invites us in a unique universe, and every time, he tells us a new story.

  • Keep Your Gear In Check

    written by Lomography on 2016-01-07 #news #gear
    Keep Your Gear In Check

    When a scene is yours for the taking, the last thing you need is gear error. And for a few bucks you can easily avoid dropping your camera on solid ground (ouch) and ruining the photo-ready moment.

    1
  • Shop News

    Stunning shots with the New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens

    Stunning shots with the New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens

    We've been blown away by the latest community shots taken with the New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens ! If you didn’t get a chance to back us on our Kickstarter Campaign, don't worry - lenses are now available on our Online Shop! And guess what! They're ready to ship! Grab one now!

  • Street Photography When You Live In The Boonies

    written by Lorraine Healy on 2015-10-05
    Street Photography When You Live In The Boonies

    An Argentinean writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest, Lorraine Healy is a long-time fan of plastic cameras and is the author of "Tricks With A Plastic Wonder," a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera, available as an eBook from Amazon.com. In this article, Healy explains how you can find ways to do street photography even if you live in a rural area.

    4
  • Capture the Action with the Lomo’Instant

    written by chvo on 2015-10-01 #gear
    Capture the Action with the Lomo’Instant

    Have you been using your Lomo'Instant just for portraits and laid-back photos so far? While the the Lomo'Instant makes really cute mini-portraits, it can also produce awesome pictures in action-filled situations.

  • Lomo’Instant Wide Tip No. 4 - Ultra Wide-Angle Lens

    written by Lomography on 2015-10-16 #gear #tutorials
    Lomo’Instant Wide Tip No. 4 - Ultra Wide-Angle Lens

    When we said this camera was wide, we meant it! And when you add the wide-angle lens attachment to your Lomo'Instant Wide, that's when the magic really starts to happen! Now you can capture the whole picture in a snap!

  • Shop News

    Explore the New Jupiter 3+

    Explore the New Jupiter 3+

    A resurrection from the zenith of Russian premium optics, get the same elegance and classic compact design as its predecessor. — available in small quantities on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • The World According to Herr Willie: Lake Toba

    written by wil6ka on 2016-01-03 #people #places
    The World According to Herr Willie: Lake Toba

    Talking about the creation of the world. A big bang, meteors hitting planets, ice age and tectonic breakdancing. The world is an incredible start up and the landscapes, that were created through the elements and time. Sometimes your eyes can still see this amazing process in a timelapse. Such a mystical place is Lake Toba in North Sumatra. Or as the locals call it: Danau Toba.

    5
  • Eugenia Loli's Surreal Collages

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-10-29 #people
    Eugenia Loli's Surreal Collages

    In the hands of those capable wielding it, art can be a powerful weapon. With it, for one, creation of fantastical realms far removed from the one we live in is entirely possible. Through collage making, Eugenia Loli builds such worlds that invite the audience not only to marvel at them but also, and most importantly, to see through the hodgepodge of images to find meaning and formulate interpretations.

    1
  • Subscribe to Our Newsletter for a Chance to Win a Lomo'Instant Camera!

    written by Lomography on 2015-08-24 #news #gear
    Subscribe to Our Newsletter for a Chance to Win a Lomo'Instant Camera!

    Do you love creative and analog photography? Do you love being in the know when it comes to new and exciting Lomography news? Do you love win-win situations? If you answered yes, then click through and find out how you can have it all plus a chance to win a brand new Lomo'Instant camera!

    3