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A good hard walk if you want it Definitely worth it.

I parked up at the base near the Schloss, 7euros pays for parking and all access. Firstly I... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Helicopterworld
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Didn’t Quite Live Up to Our Expectations

Having driven through Kassel a year before and seeing the imposing buildings in the Bergpark, we... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Jackson9305
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Switzerland
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Schlosspark 1 | Oberhalb der Wilhelmshoher Allee, NVV: ab Endstation Linie 1, 31130 Kassel, Hesse, Germany
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All reviews hercules monument beautiful park water show water features unesco world heritage on wednesdays takes about minutes winter walk large basin beautiful place the main attraction steep hill under renovation an absolute nice view sunday summer
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

I parked up at the base near the Schloss, 7euros pays for parking and all access. Firstly I wandered round the Schloss looking for good camera angles, then I ventured up the hill! This was mid Sunday morning at there weren't too many people so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Having driven through Kassel a year before and seeing the imposing buildings in the Bergpark, we vowerd to return one day and visit it. Parking was well-organized up at the Herkules entrance, and enabled us to take the easy route – walking downward – while...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jackson9305
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Follow the tracks and walk through the woods made me feel rejuvenated. Though the climb was steep but its worth it all. Seeing the trees change color in Autumn is one of the best experience one can have.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I am from Kassel and basically grew up next to and in the park. However, having lived abroad now for many years and having visited the park last about 10 years ago, one really learns to appreciate its beauty. For a very good reason the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Barnskybeat
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Bergpark Wilhelmshuher. This is a vast area with plenty of scope for walking but it is on a hillside and so much of it is on a slope. What we saw of the area was well-kept. The car park was closed for maintenance. The Hercules...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 622miltonh
Reviewed 29 August 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Katharina S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 24 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chrisalbers
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Response from Leisho | Reviewed this property |
You also have to pay if you wanna go up the Hercules, but not much.
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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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