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Kaiser Bill

I visited the monument several times in the 1970s when I was based there in the army. They have... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Les H
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Lovely view

Monument is easily reached from carpark (where you have to pay to park of course). Incline is... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Stefanie K
Sydney, Australia
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6 Oct 2018
“Kaiser Bill”
16 Jun 2018
“Lovely view”
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Kaiserstr. 15, 32457 Porta Westfalica, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 571 7910
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Reviewed 23 January 2019

This historical monument is certainly worth a visit, the newly build restaurant is comfortable with excellent views across the valley and river. There are some great walks for the more able people leading to another pub/restaurant (Sadly closed at the moment).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin D
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I visited the monument several times in the 1970s when I was based there in the army. They have added an information centre and cafe/rest rooms in recent years. The view across to the TV tower and the wider plain is still spectacular. You can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Les H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

People Typically spend up to 1 Hour there. Is open 24 hours a day. You need to walk from the parking area all the way to the monument. You pay for the parking too. The views are gorgeous from there. Near the parking they have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place from where you will have a unique panorama of the region . If you want to take a walk trough the Forest very good if not there is always for example a bus or with your car . Once you are there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alec M
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This monument has been in place since 1896, but has recently been renovated with the addition of an informative visitor centre and restaurant under the terrace. The monument can be approached either on foot along the path running the length of the Wiehengebirge or via...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kris G
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Monument is easily reached from carpark (where you have to pay to park of course). Incline is manageable however the steps are very steep to climb to reach the monument (but there is a rail). View is amazing and definitely worth it to show the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stefanie K
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Currently the site is undergoing major refurbishment, building a restaurant just below the monument and will be offering a great view of the river Weser and surrounding area.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Martin D
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The monument itself is amazing but the view over Minden and the surroundings is absolutely stunning.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Julia K
Reviewed 27 October 2016

You can drive your car up the hill to a parking lot and then have an easy 10-minutes walk to the monument more or less on top of a hill. Nothing really very special about the monument, and all information is just in German, but...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank weberwest
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful 19th century monument that offers stellar views of the river valley and various towns around. Great pictures of the fast ICE train speeding along by the river too! They are finishing up a better quality observatory area which will help. It's windy up here...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Response from marge16 | Reviewed this property |
You need to travel from Minden to Berlin. Google the two place names & you should get some websites which will give you various modes of transport. Once you're in Berlin, for Kaiser Wilhelm Monument itself, you can take... More