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Genthin is a town in the Jerichower Land district, in Saxony Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the Elbe Havel canal, approximately 50 km northeast of Magdenburg, and 27 km west of Brandenburg. Genthin is the seat of the Collective Municipality. One of the most famous landmarks of Genthin is a monument erected in the memory of the victims of a train accident. Even if it is small, Genthin is a great place where you can spend a quiet time out from the hustle and bustle of the big city, while you visit the many attractions, venues and restaurants in and around Genthin. Most of the attractions and historical landmarks are located in the vicinity of Genthin, in the town of Potsdam.
Top Attractions Within Genthin
Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, near Genthin is a wonderful summer palace of frederick the Great, King of Prussia. The palace is the more intimate Rococo style and is far smaller than its French Baroque counterpart. Sanssouci is notable for the numerous temples and follies in the park. After World War II, the palace became a tourist attraction in East Germany. It was fully maintained with due respect to its historical importance.
Orangery Palace in Potsdam, near Genthin is a wonderful place to visit. The building of the Orangery began with a plan for a high street or triumph street. It was to begin at the triumph arch, east of Sanssouci Park. The royal apartments on the inside are decorated in a Rococo style. The gardens were styled after those of the Italian Renaissance. It is beautiful place, where you can relax and enjoy your time.
New Palace Potsdam is located near Genthin and is another wonderful palace to visit. The palace situated on the western side of the Sanssouci royal park. The building was begun in 1763, after the end of the Seven Years' War, under Frederick the Great, and it is considered to be the last great Prussian baroque palace. With its many paintings, wonderful rooms and elaborate gardens, the Palace is a real German jewel.