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Charlottenburg Schloss

Charlottenburg Schloss and Garden.

The Schloss celebrated its inaugural 11 July, 1699. It was built for Sophia Charlotte, first queen of Prussia. Her husband was Elector Friedrich III who became King Friedrich I when Prussia became a kingdom. Her eldest brother became King George the 1st of England.

The Schloss has a museum and an entry fee. The interior of the Schloss may be described as opulent. The famous Amber Room, now in St Petersburg Russia, was intended to be housed in the Schloss. It was given to Tsar Peter the Great by Friedrich I's son Friedrich Wilhelm I in 1716. The garden is free and quite large. There is a large decorated open portion with wide paths, large pottery and a big fountain. There is a much larger wooded area with a pond, gravel paths, a mausoleum and a Belvedere.   

 

 

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Last Update 9/07/2019

Photos from the 2019 Ft. Wayne Turnfest are now up in the Events section.

 

Photos from the Berlin Turnfest are under the Events tab.

 

Steuben Day 2016 photos also under Events tab.

 

There are new sections of the Mannheim Turnfest under the Events tab.

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