Very short history:
A first building already existed here in the times of Frederic II.
In 1825 Frederic Willhelm give the little palace to Frederic II. as a Christmas
gift. He, who always dreamt of Italy orderd his architects to rebuild the
house in the style of the "Villa Albani" near Rome.
In front of the building the so called "machine pond" was build.
The interior design was held in a clasic styling, away from overwhelming
imigary of the Rokoko.
Unusual is the dubbel bed, as most kings had to marry because of political
reasons. Frederic Wilhelm however had married out of love.
Another interesting feature is the "beduine tent" (Beduinenzelt) which
was an homage to Alexander von Humbold, who once was a guest in this house.
From here, you could go to the Neue Palais and the Roman
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