Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Potsdam - Park Sanssouci / New Palace ...

... Hauptallee to the Neues Palais / New Palace ...

... faun playing flute - Royal Park Sanssouci ...

... the Temple of Friendship (1768-1770)
by Carl von Gontard ...

... the Temple of Friendship ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
in memory of Frederick the Great's favourite
sister,
Margravine Wilhelmine of Bayreuth ...

... Neues Palais / New Palace , 1756-63 ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... It is considered to be the last great
Prussian baroque palace ...
... Over 400 sandstone statues and figures adorn
the palace and auxiliary buildings, created by many
notable sculptors, namely Johann Peter Benckert,
Johann Matthias Gottlieb Heymüller, the brothers
Johann David and Johann Lorenz Räntz and more ...

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