Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Germany  /  Hesse  /  Kassel  /  Historic Sites  /  Schloss Wilhelmshohe

Schloss Wilhelmshohe, Kassel

(260+ reviews on the web)
Castle
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.
map
Create a full Kassel itinerary

Plan your trip to Kassel

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Kassel by other users

12 days in Germany & Zurich BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Germany & Zurich BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Kassel BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Kassel BY A USER FROM GREECE July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Kassel BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Kassel BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Kassel, Wurzburg & Bamberg BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Germany BY A USER FROM OMAN June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 27 days in Germany BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Kassel, Amsterdam & Aberdeen BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The Castle crowns the Mountain Park. You can argue about the current look with blind Windows and roof structure, here Museum use and curious monument ideas have left their mark. The white stone wing shows the story of the wonderful Castle full, which has the old masters picture gallery world rank but also the antique collection is worth a visit. In addition a nice café and good dressing rooms, etc. What you want? Exactly: Special exhibitions - there also...
    View original
  • A beautiful property with a guided tour of the Castle (unfortunately only a wing). Very good explanation of the details during the tour. Cafeteria available. Price/performance good
    View original
  • The castle is on the Kassel will helmet height and offers beautiful views of Kassel. The facility includes a Museum of art. The Castle Café afternoon to linger.
    View original