Romantic

Experience Potsdam’s most beautiful view

Cultivated

Enjoy art in Schinkel’s temple

Mysteriously

Discover a place full of history

The Historical Pfingstberg Ensemble

Idyllic tranquility in greenery, spectacular views and panoramas, as well as an impressive piece of Italy: The Historical Pfingstberg Ensemble – with its Belvedere, Temple of Pomona and Lenné Park – is sure to become one of the most beautiful places you’ll visit in Potsdam.

When you walk through the Lenné Park to the Belvedere Pfingstberg, the most beautiful views of the city and an exciting history awaits you. We invite you to get to know and experience this UNESCO World Heritage site, which belong to the Prussian Palaces of the Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg (SPSG).

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Belvedere

Frederick William IV’s Italian Dream

Construction work on the Belvedere – Pfingstberg began in 1847, commissioned by Frederick William IV. At the time the Prussian king did not know that he would not live to see its completion in 1863.

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The Temple of Pomona

Schinkel’s Treasure Trove

Anyone who chooses to scale the Pfingstberg in Potsdam will be rewarded with more than just the striking architecture of the Belvedere Palace. A small, but no less beautiful architectural treasure – the Temple of Pomona – awaits the explorer on the southern slope.

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Lenné-Park

Peter Joseph Lenné’s Picturesque Vistas

Frederick William IV’s dream of a Belvedere surrounded by extensive hanging gardens, open staircases and a cascading waterfall on the southern slope of the Pfingstberg remained unfulfilled – the king died before construction was completed.

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Pfingstberghaus

Engulfed by the Soviet Military Camp No. 7

Several villas, former properties of Hohenzollern kings and kaisers, are located on the Pfingstberg’s southern slope, facing the New Garden. Today, they are part of the Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg (SPSG).

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The Pfingstberg during the Cold War

From Tourist Attraction to Secret Location

Numerous postcards from the period around 1900 show that the Belvedere – Pfingstberg was a popular excursion destination and attraction in Potsdam for Brandenburgers and Berliners of that era.

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Routes

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WAYS TO PFINGSTBERG

The way to the Belvedere Pfingstberg through the state capital Potsdam is an experience – whether you are on the way by tram, bus, bicycle or on foot. Let us suggest some of the most beautiful routes!

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Routenbild vom Hauptbahnhof zum Belvedere Pfingstberg
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Peter Joseph Lenné

Helfen Sie uns, die einmaligen historischen Anlagen auf dem Pfingstberg zu erhalten! Mit Ihrer Spende führen wir die notwendigen Instandsetzungsmaßnahmen an der Bausubstanz und an der Gartenanlage durch.