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Herkules-Statue, Kassel

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Monument Tourist Spot
Hike up more than 200 steps to reach the base of Herkules-Statue, a Kassel landmark depicting the ancient Greek demigod Hercules. From this 28.5 m (93.5 ft) high vantage point, you can admire views of the surrounding park and city. You can grab some food at the cafe at the foot of the stairs before walking up. Or, bring a picnic to enjoy in the Wilhelmshöhe Mountain Park. Using our international travel planner, Kassel attractions like Herkules-Statue can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We walked all the way up to the Herkules statue - the walk up through the park was great, the water-plays were amazing, given the fact tbat they are 300 years old and still work. The ststue itself is ...  more »
  • I parked the car by the streetcar and walked all the way up to the Hercules pyramid. It was a tiring walk but the view on the top was amazing. It is a must see but get your running shoes.  more »
  • We spent several hours in Bergpark Wilhemshohe. Seeing the Herkules statue was one of the highlights. If you walk thru the park, it is a steep walk up to the statue, but definitely worth it. You can s...  more »