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Herkules-Statue, Kassel

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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 didn't get close as the walk is quite a long way and we had spent the morning walking in the city, but the view from the schloss is amazing, you can see that the Hercules statue is the highest poin...  more »
  • Definitely worth a visit. With the tram line 3 to terminus Drusenthal and then take bus number 22 to the visitors car park. From there down to the Schloss Wilhelmshöhe Mountain Park. From there, you can with the tram line 1 back into the city centre or to the train station Wilhelmshöhe. Great walk, of course best if the water games "run" (Wednesdays, Sundays and public holidays).
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  • Who is not so good to walk should take absolutely up a taxi. Down running enough then also including many stairs.
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