The 30 to 45-minute round tour 1 "Historic Centre" takes you into the royal Potsdam of the 17th and 18th century. The positions on the map indicate the location of an information board. If you call the number provided on the board, you will get useful information on this particular location. (This service is free. You are only charged for the duration of the phone call to a German landline).
The tour starts off at the Hauptbahnhof (main train station) in Potsdam. By crossing the bridge "Lange Brücke" you will reach the Alter Markt (old market) (01). Next to the Church of St. Nicholas and the Alte Rathaus (old townhall), this is also where you can find the new Stadtschloss, or City Palace (02). To your left is the old palace's Marstall (former royal stables), today accommodating the "Filmmuseum" in Potsdam (03). Behind the Filmmuseum lies the baroque Neuer Markt (new market) with the House of the Brandenburg-Prussian History at its head end (04). The tour leads further to the reconstructed City Canal (05). Via Friedrich-Ebert-Straße you return to Hauptbahnhof or directly continue with round tour 2 "Historic City Centre".