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Wonderful collection of Dutch and Flemish old masters

We visited the collection of paintings and sculptures in the Wilhelmshöhe Palace. In this old... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
A british palace

This palace has a very magnificent view when you enter the park. You can see it located on top of a... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Goettingen, Germany
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Schlosspark Wilhelmshoehe 3, 34131 Kassel, Hesse, Germany
+49 561 316800
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All reviews old masters well worth the visit hercules statue frans hals art collection third floor schloss palace museum castle park van residence works visitors tram cars
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Building survived World War II and is now protected as a famous UNESCO Heritage Site. Unfortunately, the Museum it houses doesn't allow its visitors to take any picture within the Museum and Have no descriptive plate in English either. They also have guided tours...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

We visited the collection of paintings and sculptures in the Wilhelmshöhe Palace. In this old baroque building the collection has found beautiful home. The collection itself is fantastic, with Rembrandt, Hals, Van Dijk, Steen and much more. The museum also has a very good collection...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This palace has a very magnificent view when you enter the park. You can see it located on top of a hill full of green grass from the beginning. Inside the palace are museums showing paintings and statues. There is also a restaurant and cafè....More

1  Thank Adiazi
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Tough walk from town. Uphill the whole way, so wear comfortable shoes. I wish I could have continued the walk up to the Hercules statue but I was so hungry. Gorgeous building when you make it up to back side of the campus. Large grassy...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The place is beautiful all around. The collection is surprisingly reach of Rubens. The walking through the floors is not comfortable and curating is minimal. Yet the treasures inside are amazing.

1  Thank Shmulik T
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We took a tour of the Schloss [English booklet available although tours are in German] and had a good look around the grounds, including the Bergpark - an outstanding asset to Kassel. Suggest starting at the Herkules Statue at top of Bergpark and walking down...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Come here and see history from 100’s of years ago to WW2 and then the rebuilding of this great palace.

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

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.

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Response from adjongenelis | Reviewed this property |
The museum opens at 10 am. The water spectacle starts at 2.30 pm and lasts in total for more than 1 he.