Located in the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf borough of central-west Berlin, Charlottenburg Palace was a royal summer residence, named after Sophie Charlotte, the first Queen consort of Prussia, and built between 1695 and 1713. Today it is the largest palace in Berlin and its beautifully landscaped grounds, watered by Carp Pond and surrounded by a wooded area, are one of the most popular parks in Berlin.
The castle has elements of Baroque and Rococo architecture and the grounds were redesigned after the death of Sophie Charlotte, as an English-style landscaped park. The park has many promenade areas, bridges and places to sit on the grass. You can also find there a mausoleum, a tea house and a small neo-classical house modelled on a Neapolitan villa (the Neuer Pavillon). The entry fee for the castle is 10 -12 EUR, while the park is accessible free of charge.