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Herkules-Statue, Kassel

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
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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  • The bird's eye view of the city was mesmerzing. On a clear day and evening after the illuminations it looks wonderful. Be prepared to climb the 525 stairs to reach the castle and have a look at the He...  read more »
  • The Hercules are statue and the associated water games until at least September 2017 in renovation. A must for lovers of art and garden. Sightseeing, but only... soon. Made everything so much in need of renovation, a very run-down impression.
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  • From Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station goes up much uphill. Walks in the forest until the middle is climbing is the paved road. Kassel city will take about an hour and a half, top-down views are worth a look.
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  • Wonderful view from the top of pyramide! Building itself is nothing special and was under reconstruction when I visited it.
  • Nice spot with a wonderful view. Below the Herkules there is an awesome park called Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
  • Absolutely amazing monument and museum. I recommend going all the up to the top and then watching the water cascade all the way to the palace. Truly a magnificent place.
  • It is amazing place... Beautiful water park... Awesome museum
  • Great hiking and great view of Kassel, definitely a must see in Kassel
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