Eventually, King Frederick felt the need for a newer and larger palace
and had the Neus Palace, shown below, constructed on the western
edge of the park at Sanssouci.
Below is the Orangery, which was the last building constructed at
Sanssouci (mid-19th century). In addition to including a
greenhouse and residential area, it contained Raphael Hall, the
largest room in the Palace, which still is used to display paintings based on the works
The Chinese House in the Sanssouci gardens was
designed as an ornate pavilion for hosting social events. The building's characteristics are
a text book
example of the Chinoiserie style of architecture that swept
Europe during the mid-18th century.
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