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Wasserkuenste

Bergpark Wilhelmshohe | Bad Wilhelmshöhe, 34131 Kassel, Hesse, Germany
+49 561 31680123
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When in Kassel-> this is a must see/ do!!! The park lies nicely on a hill side. The Wasserkuenste... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Heiko S
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Seoul, South Korea
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Wed and Sun at 2:30

Didn't see, but no doubt spectacular. Shuttle bus runs to the statue ONLY on waterworks days... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
obsoperator
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Bergen County, New Jersey
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Bergpark Wilhelmshohe | Bad Wilhelmshöhe, 34131 Kassel, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When in Kassel-> this is a must see/ do!!! The park lies nicely on a hill side. The Wasserkuenste are an absolute must see once in town. Usually running only on Wed. & Sun. with a highlight of being illuminated every 1st Saturday evening of...More

Thank Heiko S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Didn't see, but no doubt spectacular. Shuttle bus runs to the statue ONLY on waterworks days, otherwise you have to walk.

Thank obsoperator
Reviewed 12 September 2017

It is kind of a long climb up the many stairs alongside the ''Wasserkuenste" (water arts), but you will be rewarded by a magnificent view of Kassel if you walk up to the end. By the way, it is quite a good cardio exercise if...More

Thank Johan17
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Excellent place. Amazing feel of nature and an amazing view of the city and the part from the place.

Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed 26 August 2017

A pleasant but quite extensive walk uphill took us from the #1 tramway stop to the picture shown here, with the Wilhelmshöhe park extending downwards. Even for handicapped (i.e., walking with a cane), well to manage. At the bottom, there is a nice café for...More

1  Thank JWG_080353
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The Wasserkuenste (or 'Wasserspiele') are the centerpiece of their Bergpark. Designed some 3 centuries ago the Park and water arrangements are so unique that they were declared a UNESCO world cultural heritage a few years back. Cascades, aqueduct, waterfalls, fountains, just fantastic. The Wasserkuenste are...More

Thank Barnskybeat
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We had a nice stroll through the park with the family. Nice views, great forest and waterworks. We missed the actual fountains and waterfalls since this is only on sunday, monday and holidays around 15:00.

1  Thank Thomas v
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The best place to visit in Kassel. Once a month, the first Saturday of the month, they are illuminating the fountains

Thank Georgcar
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is an amazing thing to see if you can arrange to be there for a day and time they have it scheduled to flow. During college art history classes, these types of garden waterworks are included, but I just kind of remember fountains...blah blah...More

3  Thank Lara E
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Ok. This is my home town attraction and it's a real nice one. Basically it's water running over artificial ruins that have been built into a park with a grande finale in form of a fountain In front of the castle. In the summer it...More

Thank Sprudu
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