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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 July 17, 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 May 11, 2018
Goettingen, Germany
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Schlosspark Wilhelmshoehe 3, 34131 Kassel, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mandy_Mondo
Reviewed July 17, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Adiazi
Reviewed April 30, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed April 5, 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Shmulik T
Reviewed December 12, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Great palace with history attached. Well maintained and in good condition. Great view over the city.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ConnorKelly
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Excellent building and an amazing view of the city from the place. Natural surrounding is reallyyyyyy beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2017
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July 21, 2018|
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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.
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Schloss Wilhelmshohe (2 Replies)
I need to know the Castle Schedule. Is it open in Saturday?
November 04, 2015|
Response fromGerard_S77|
Yes every day bar Mondays
bergpark (2 Replies)
Does anyone know how to get to Bergpark from Kassel without a car? Is there a bus? Also to Schloss Wilhelmshohe? Thank you Weiß jemand, wie zum Bergpark von Kassel zu bekommen, ohne ein Auto? Gibt es einen Bus? Auch auf Schloss Wilhelmshöhe? Danke
August 06, 2011|
Response frombunloaf|
Thank you for your help, Val