First mentioned in 993 when it still was a tiny village surrounded by wet land. Since then the land was dried and Potsdam could grow in size. Gates remind of 2 periods where this happen to quite a big extend. As the residence for the Prussian kings and home to many people from different religions and countries Potsdam has a lot of parks and castles as well as houses from many different styles. SansSouci - built after Versailles, the New Gardens where the Potsdam conference took place shortly after World War 2 in an English style house, the Russian colony, the Dutch Quarter, a Chinese tea house and many houses in Italian style. Potsdam is also home to people like Marlene Dietrich and many movies which were filmed in the film studios in Babelsberg. Being close to Berlin adds to its attractiveness for tourists.

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Astrophysical Institut Potsdam (AIP)
Research groups and their projects are described and information about events are given. General information about the institute and vacancies.
Carpfishing in Potsdam
List of members plus galleries, stories, and tips.
Theatre for contemporary dance and new music. Photos as well as booking information are available.
Filmmuseum Potsdam
Overview over permanent and temporary exhibitions and film shows. Collections and publications concerning film.
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Information about projects, departments and the library. Future events.
Haus der Brandenburgisch-Preußischen Geschichte
An overview of permanent and temporary exhibitions of the museum for Prussian history is given. Also possibilities to make use of some of the room facilities in a historic building are mentioned.
Krongut Bornstedt
A part of crown property is newly rebuilt to give people a possibility to experience the way of life in Prussia in the 19th century. Description of the history of the place, the rebuilt manufactures and the former way of life.
Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik
The Albert-Einstein-Institut (AEI) gives a general introduction including news items about the institute and its research. A list of papers and job offers as well as details about the staff, visitors and the visitor program can be found as well. Furthermore abstracts of forthcoming seminars, details of lecture courses, and special events are published.
Nonlinear Dynamics Group
This part of the University of Potsdam studies the behavior of complex systems using methods of Nonlinear Dynamics and Statistical Physics. The research areas and main topics are introduced and an overview over several projects given. The site also contains information about publications, lectures and workshops as well as vacancies.
SPSG Palaces and Gardens Potsdam's Park Landscape
Official guide to Potsdam's Park Landscape from the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg.

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