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Schloss Wilhelmshohe

Schlosspark Wilhelmshoehe 3, 34131 Kassel, Hesse, Germany
+49 4956 1316800
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Stunning art collection

No sign of the (war destroyed) castle interiors. Absolutely superb collection of Antwerp and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bergen County, New Jersey

Great palace with history attached. Well maintained and in good condition. Great view over the city.

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Schlosspark Wilhelmshoehe 3, 34131 Kassel, Hesse, Germany
+49 4956 1316800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No sign of the (war destroyed) castle interiors. Absolutely superb collection of Antwerp and northern Netherlands old-master paintings, plus a small classical and Egyptian collection. It's a small part of the major UNESCO WHS park at the edge of town. #1 tram stops 1/4 mile...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Great palace with history attached. Well maintained and in good condition. Great view over the city.

Thank ConnorKelly
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Excellent building and an amazing view of the city from the place. Natural surrounding is reallyyyyyy beautiful.

Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed 1 September 2017

For something to do in Kassel, take the Number 1 tram to Wilhelmshohe Park and than walk up to the Schloss Wilhelmshome. The Museum is only €3 to enter and well worth the visit (although €5 to take a photo is a bit unwarranted). Visit...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 25 August 2017

this was the last stop on our day-trip to see everything in Berg Park, including the Hercules Statue. nice pace to see. we got lucky and caught the last guided tour of the day. (I don't believe they allow self-guided tours.) only problem was that...More

Thank michael d
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The palace itself is not that impressive architecturally, but fits the landscape very well. On one side is the natural parkland with walking trails, on the other side is the vast lawns and gardens, with a clear view up to the Hercules statue. We didn't...More

Thank Openfj0re
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Overall, the hotel was great. We had no complaints about the rooms or the service. The buffet was extra good! Being across the street from the Schloss and within walking distance of the tram made it easy to get to attractions. The Schloss tour is...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

With several exhibitions this castle/residence is a must see. Combine with a visit to the Bergpark. Very good opportunity to get a peak into Kassel's rich history.

Thank Barnskybeat
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great location - also where Herkules is - but you need to get transportation to get there. During Documenta 14 you can get a free ride if you want to learn about the new VW e-cars

1  Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We decided to go to Kassel and revisit the Schloss Wilhelmshohe, which we had visited in 2006. To quote my diary, “Old Masters Gallery***, newly-rebuilt (2000) museum. We started at the top, and saw some excellent Rubens, Rembrandt, Frans Hals, but the rest of the...More

Thank Chandolin
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