Potsdam is the capital and largest city of the federal state of Brandenburg, Germany. It directly borders the capital Berlin and is part of Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region. Potsdam is situated on the River Havel, 15 miles (24 kilometres) southwest of the city center of Berlin.
Potsdam was a residence of the German Kaiser and the Prussian kings until 1918. Around the city there are a series of cultural landmarks and interconnected lakes, in particular the palaces and parks of Sanssouci, the biggest World Heritage Site in Germany. Potsdam Conference, the main post-World War 2 conference between victorious Allies, was held at another palace in the region, the Cecilienhof.
Babelsberg, situated in the south-eastern part of Potsdam, was a prime film production studio before the war. It has enjoyed success as a major center of film production in Europe since the fall of Berlin Wall. The Filmstudio Babelsberg is the world's oldest large-scale film studio.
In the 19th century Potsdam developed into a centre of science. Today, there are 3 public colleges, the University of Potsdam and over 30 research institutes in the city.
The Potsdam cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Potsdam, Germany.
If you lose the Potsdam location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.