Königs Wusterhausen Hunting Lodge (Castle)

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Königs Wusterhausen Castle was one of the favourite places of the “Soldier King” Frederick William In Prussia. The King used the Renaissance castle, which was originally a medieval castle, as a hunting lodge and residence. It was in Königs Wusterhausen that Frederick William I developed his reform plans and started to build up his battalion of bodyguards, known as the “Potsdam Giants”. There are many legendary tales about the “Tobacco Cabinet”, a group of military men and “educated merry” councillors convened each evening by the King, which informally debated questions of politics, morality and religion.
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  • Schloss Königs Wusterhausen - Eingangsseite, Foto: SPSG/Hans Bach
  • Schloss Königs Wusterhausen - Tabakskollegium, Foto: SPSG/Thomas Fundel
  • Schlossfest in Königs Wusterhausen, Foto: Tourismusverband Dahme-Seenland e.V.
  • Schloss Königs Wusterhausen, Foto: TMB-Fotoarchiv/Frank Liebke/SPSG
Once inside (guided tours only), visitors will be given a superb insight into the life and royal living quarters of Frederick William I and his time, when Prussia’s rise to becoming a major European power started.
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Königs Wusterhausen Castle was one of the favourite places of the “Soldier King” Frederick William In Prussia. The King used the Renaissance castle, which was originally a medieval castle, as a hunting lodge and residence. It was in Königs Wusterhausen that Frederick William I developed his reform plans and started to build up his battalion of bodyguards, known as the “Potsdam Giants”. There are many legendary tales about the “Tobacco Cabinet”, a group of military men and “educated merry” councillors convened each evening by the King, which informally debated questions of politics, morality and religion.
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  • Schloss Königs Wusterhausen - Eingangsseite, Foto: SPSG/Hans Bach
  • Schloss Königs Wusterhausen - Tabakskollegium, Foto: SPSG/Thomas Fundel
  • Schlossfest in Königs Wusterhausen, Foto: Tourismusverband Dahme-Seenland e.V.
Once inside (guided tours only), visitors will be given a superb insight into the life and royal living quarters of Frederick William I and his time, when Prussia’s rise to becoming a major European power started.
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Schlossplatz 1

15711 Königs Wusterhausen

Weather Today, 7. 8.

11 26
Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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    12 27
  • Tuesday
    15 28

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Tourismusverband Dahme Seenland e.V.

Bahnhofsvorplatz 5
15711 Königs Wusterhausen

Tel.: +49 (0) 3375-252025
Fax: +49 (0) 3375-252011

Weather Today, 7. 8.

11 26
Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Monday
    12 27
  • Tuesday
    15 28

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