Potsdam Dutch Quarter
Updated: Oct 2, 2022
The Dutch Quarter in Potsdam is consists of 134 two-story red Dutch stone buildings. The quarter was built for Dutch immigrants in 1734 - 1742 and constitutes the largest unique Dutch housing complex outside the Netherlands.
The quarter was designed by Jan Bouman and built on the orders of the King of Prussia, Frederick William I.
Almost all the houses in the district have been restored and are full of craft shops, galleries, workshops, antique dealers, and cafes.