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Bornstedt is a borough of Potsdam
Potsdam
Potsdam is the capital city of the German federal state of Brandenburg and part of the Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region. It is situated on the River Havel, southwest of Berlin city centre....

, Germany
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. It is bordered by the Pappelallee and the Castle Park of Sanssouci
Sanssouci
Sanssouci is the name of the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, in Potsdam, near Berlin. It is often counted among the German rivals of Versailles. While Sanssouci is in the more intimate Rococo style and is far smaller than its French Baroque counterpart, it too is...

 to the south, the Amundsenstraße to the west, and by the Nedlitzer Straße to the north and east. Neighboring boroughs are Jägervorstadt in the south, Nauener Vorstadt in the east, Nedlitz in the north, and Bornim in the west.

Landmarks

  • Volkspark (formerly the Bugapark)
  • Bornstedter Feldflur
  • Bornstedt Crown Estate
    Bornstedt Crown Estate
    The Bornstedt Crown Estate is a landmark in the Potsdam borough of Bornstedt. It belongs to the enemble of palaces and gardens of Sanssouci, lying on the Bornstedter See, only 400 meters away from Sanssouci Palace....

  • Bornstedt Church, begun in 1854 by Friedrich August Stüler
    Friedrich August Stüler
    Friedrich August Stüler was an influential Prussian architect and builder. His masterwork is the Neues Museum in Berlin, as well as the dome of the triumphal arch of the main portal of the Berliner Stadtschloss.-Life:...

     in the Italian style, it was finished by Reinhold Persius in 1881/82.
  • Bornstedt Cemetery, in which members of the Sello dynasty of court gardeners, the landscaper Peter Joseph Lenné
    Peter Joseph Lenné
    Peter Joseph Lenné was a Prussian gardener and landscape architect from Bonn who worked in the German classicist style.-Childhood and development:...

    , and the architects Ferdinand von Arnim
    Ferdinand von Arnim
    Ferdinand von Arnim was a German architect and watercolour-painter. He was a student of Karl Friedrich Schinkel and Ludwig Persius who mainly worked in Berlin and Potsdam....

    , Ludwig
    Ludwig Persius
    Friedrich Ludwig Persius was a Prussian architect and a student of Karl Friedrich Schinkel....

     and Reinhold Persius, as well as Johann Goercke
    Johann Goercke
    Johann Friedrich Goercke, was a Prussian army surgeon and author.Goercke was born in Sorquitten, East Prussia and became the personal physician of Friedrich II of Prussia...

     and Ludwig Justi are buried.