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Watching my TE gallery one may think that my photos are getting worse and worse. I am reaching now again into my archive, this time to mark one more county on my TrekEarth map of Germany: Brandenburg. A while ago I had a pleasure to visit Potsdam with its beautiful Sanssouci Palace. This photo presents a small structure in the garden surrounding the palace. It is a scan from print.

Dragon House (German Drachenhaus) is a historical building in Potsdam, Germany, built by King Frederick the Great of Prussia on the southern slope of the Klausberg, which borders the northern edge of Sanssouci Park. It was constructed between 1770 and 1772 in the prevailing Chinoiserie taste of the time, designed to imitate a Chinese pagoda. Carl von Gontard was commissioned to build it. The Dragon House is named after the sixteen dragons on the corners of its concave roofs.

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Additional Photos by Mariusz Kamionka (mkamionka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6557 W: 105 N: 17175] (66734)
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