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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. See Herkules-Statue and all Kassel has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kassel trip planning app .
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  • Even if it is still not green on the trees a stroll through the Mountain Park with views of the Hercules is always worthwhile. Also a lap around the paint is absolutely beautiful.
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  • A unique experience, so you can see something nowhere else! It is worth to look from above on Kassel, but also the Cascades ninab and up again to move, these caves to discover, and statues. In the winter however, the Octagon is itself not to climb.
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  • Visit the Hercules statue has every season its appeal: whether in the winter (with fresh wind to the nose and if necessary times alone on the stairs and the width of the plant) or in the summer (when the water games are) or the spring (when the flowers are fully opened) we come again and again... Entry of various points... and why not even from the bottom all the stairs climb upward? It must be not always close parking... also the entire Mountain Park has great training and insights.
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  • Great monument! we went there at 1625 and they didnt allow us to in!!!! But there are no clear notive of this on anywhere.
  • Beautiful high view on kassel and really nice historical scenery. Watch out with small children, some parts are easy so slip through the hedgestones
  • bus didn't stop at the bus stop. service is terrible. everything is under renovation.
  • One of the steepest walks I've ever taken without being in the mountains ... worth every step too!!!
  • definitely worth the walk and it is not as far as the maps make it seem...about 30 min

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