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Wonderful Surprise

Planned to visit a friend from the US who was in Germany for a few weeks and Kassel was the easiest... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
panthergirl13
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Massive Park

If you visit Staatspark Karksaue give yourself a few hours to explore - unfortunately when we... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
SimonF64
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Bielefeld, Germany
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29 Aug 2017
“Wonderful Surprise”
3 Oct 2016
“Massive Park”
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Planned to visit a friend from the US who was in Germany for a few weeks and Kassel was the easiest place to meet. What a wonderful surprise that Documenta was happening, and also that we discovered treasures like this park and it's sculptures. We...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you visit Staatspark Karksaue give yourself a few hours to explore - unfortunately when we visited and took advantage of free parking on the east side it was raining, which did not allow us to fully explore the park as we headed across the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

What an absolutely stunning park. This was an unexpected gem to find right in the centre of Kassel. If I lived there, I would be getting a dog, or taking up running, simply to have a reason to spend more time in the park. Beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

Its a big park located near the orangerie, its good to see once but i would always prefer the Bergpark over this one. Good if you have enough time to spend and combine with the orangerie.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 12 November 2012

Is a park that you can spend all day walking if you want, good views, nature, museum, restaurants, etc

Date of experience: November 2012
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Reviewed 6 September 2012

Huge and beautiful park, now made even more interesting with the various artworks from documenta that are scattered throughout this baroque masterpiece. If you are short on time, rent a bicycle.

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed 2 August 2012

dOCUMENTA 13 makes you stroll in this lovely classical park with its great trees, fountains and reflecting pool. At each corner you discover mind provoking avant-garde installations as should be the case at dOCUMENTA. The glasshouse, a permanent feature, has a delightful small Thai-cuisine restaurant.

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed 20 July 2012

We went there for the documenta, which made it even more interesting. The park is a wonderful baroque garden and invites for a walk, followed by a drink in one of the nice cafes.

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 17 July 2012

It's easy to get involved in the many sites at Documenta and forget the Park. But don't! Beyond the many many art pieces, the Park itself is a little gem, so large for a city the size of Kassel. Save some energy for the climb...More

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank William B
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Very large, very diverse and very beautiful. dOCUMENTA venues are scattered throughout the park this summer (2012).

Date of experience: June 2012
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