Schloss Charlottenburg

Type: Gardens, Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums, Parks

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Attractions & Activities: This stately palace had rather modest beginnings in 1699 as the summer villa of Sophie-Charlotte, wife of Elector Friedrich III. After Friedrich's promotion to king in 1701, he hired Swedish architect...  Read More
Historic Sites: Originally built in 1699 as a summer home for Sophie Charlotte, the wife of Elector Fredrick III, and later expanded into a stately residence, this stunning Prussian building is the only remaining,...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Tue-Sun 10am-6pm
  • Hours May Vary Seasonally

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Old Palace Adult €12; Senior €8; Student €8; Military €8; Child (0-18) Free

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "If you want to see the entire palace compound, getting a day pass saves some money. Avoid visiting on Monday or Tuesday when some buildings are closed. Access to the gardens is free."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: This is the biggest remaining Prussian palace in town and a great place to catch a glimpse of royal life.

  • Historic Sites: "On a pretty day, take a stroll through the stunning gardens, which are free to the public."

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