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Schloss Wilhelmshohe, Kassel
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One of Germany’s most beautiful Rococo palaces--and the site of one of the world's largest Rembrandt collections--Schloss Wilhelmshohe was built between 1786 and 1798 among extensive gardens that are typical to the late Baroque period. Tour the palace to see the fully furnished imperial apartments, or spend some time exploring the grounds. The middle section of the castle, mostly destroyed during World War II, was rebuilt as an art museum in the early 1970s. Examine the antiquities and graphic arts collections, as well as the Gallery of the Old Masters. If you have time, hike to the top of the hill, where a statue of Hercules presides over the city below. Using our custom trip planner, Kassel attractions like Schloss Wilhelmshohe can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • For those of the old masters keeps a must. Rembrandt, Hals, Potter, Rubens and many others from the history books are there to admire. The Belgian painters are also well represented and also a number of Italian and German painters are there to see. Furthermore, a small part of the museum around archeological finds from the ancient civilizations.
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  • A typical tour of the castle's, is that is not no old furniture there, but interesting art is issued. The gardens and the Café alone are worth however sure been a visit.
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  • The heights Park convinced the Schloss Wilhelmshöhe a must for art lovers, even outside of the documenta!
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  • Schönes Museum
  • Nice palace!
  • Must visit place in Germany
  • Fantastisch
  • Although a nice cafe but very slow operation.
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