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Go on Wednesday or Sunday

The main attraction is the waterworks which is only run on Wednesdays and Sundays. You are really... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
My new favorite park

The Bergpark is a magical place, I really enjoy the overall atmosphere. Be prepared for a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Schlosspark 1 | Oberhalb der Wilhelmshoher Allee, NVV: ab Endstation Linie 1, 31130 Kassel, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The main attraction is the waterworks which is only run on Wednesdays and Sundays. You are really missing out if you visit any other day. They turn the water on at the top of the hill for about 15-20 minutes and it takes about 45...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommended this place to my family on a recent visit from a YouTube video I had seen. It did not meet expectations. The water flows were not as exciting as the videos and there were some major renovations being done. We drove over two...More

Thank Milton H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bergpark is a magical place, I really enjoy the overall atmosphere. Be prepared for a lot of walking, the park is quite big and, as the name suggests, on a hill. I can't wait to go again.

Thank Katharina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A giant statue of Hercules towers over the Bergpark and overlooks the Castle Wilhelmshöhe and city of Kassel. On Sundays and Wednesdays a large fountain at the foot of the Hercules erupts and the water cascades down the many steps and over water falls. One...More

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had the good fortune to go here with locals. Because of the heat and lack of rain, Herkulus was dry, and I haven't yet got to experience the waterfall, it is a beautiful area to walk through. The entire park is just lovely to...More

Thank Ewout H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The Bergpark starts a little lower than the Schloss Wilhelmshöhe and continues all the way up to the Herkules Statue on the top. In the park you will also find the Lowenburg Castle. Despite the Lowenburg Castle being under renovation and the "Waserkünste" not being...More

1  Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Even though there are extensive renovations underway at this park, the grandeur of it is still evident. The visitor center at the top of the hill is good, and the palace at the bottom of the hill contains a good art collection among other exhibits....More

Thank Kent S
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very eye-catching park which has a palace inside, like British ones with nice view and landscape. There are some galleries showing paintings and statues inside the palace, but you must pay. Next, as the king was interested in plants, he gathered different...More

2  Thank Adiazi
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Great park. Lovely views at the top from Hercules. Lots of other hiking paths around the park...didnt have enough time to explore it all. Be minded that if you want to walk from the bottom up you need tram 1 or the entrance near schloss...More

2  Thank Bowlar '
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe is a landscape park in Kassel, Germany. , it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. kassel tourism board gave me ticket for the tram, requires lot of walking so prepare yourself

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9 September 2016|
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Response from Joyce S | Reviewed this property |
The park entrance is free however, the museums & the Lion's Fortress (Loewen Burg) has a small fee. To watch the water fall show on Wednesday and Sunday at 14:30 does not cost anything. It is worth watching and the park is... More
16 April 2016|
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Response from Ljubow J | Reviewed this property |
Jeden Mittwoch, Sonn- und Feiertag ab 14.30 Uhr bahnt sich das Wasser seinen Weg vom Herkules durch den Bergpark bis zum Schloss Wilhelmshöhe. Каждую среду, субботу и праздничный день производится спуск воды от Геркулеса, по... More
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