Situated along the River Havel and only accessible by a small ferry, the nature reserve of Pfaueninsel makes up part of the World Heritage Site of the Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin. The island, named after the free-roaming peacocks that live here, feels a world away from Germany's bustling capital. Besides its colorful feathered residents, the park is home to a number of other attractions, including a striking white medieval-style palace built by Friedrich Wilhelm II from 1794 to 1797. Admire the architecture and wander the grounds, where you can encounter a range of fauna alongside the peacocks. Snack shacks are located near the ferry drop-off. Take a look at our Berlin planner to schedule your visit to Pfaueninsel and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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It was not far from Berlin, we stopped to eat a wonderful Cafe before jumping on the Ferry. The Ferry is cash only as are many things around Berlin. We had our 8 month old daughter with us in a... more »
If you looking for a place away from the busy city, then peacock island is perfect. You can find a small castle with peacocks roaming around. (castle will be renovated until 2024 and is closed until..... more »
Good place, could be better with a bit innovation!
Loved this place. It's very beautifull and serene. My toddler found the peacocks very interesting. We had a great family day here!
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