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Culture of Kassel. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Schloss Wilhelmsthal Kassel is a city with rich history and cultural traditions. A walk through the streets of the city can become an exciting adventure, because you will see interesting sights almost at every step. The statue of Hercules is considered a permanent symbol of the city. The height of the statue reaches 8.5 meters. This architecture monument is a highly complex structure located on a hilltop. The ascent to this place of interest is the most fascinating attraction for guests of the city.
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While going up through the cascaded steps, you will have an opportunity to enjoy the look of a lovely garden and see beautiful fountains and flower arrangements. This unique place is considered the most romantic and beautiful mountain park in Europe. The territory of the reserve includes waterfalls and swift mountain streams, and even groves of green trees of incredible beauty.
Löwenburg Castle is one more important destination for excursions. The castle was built in the end of the 18th century and has survived in its original form till our days. Just like several centuries ago, the fortress is surrounded by a deep moat, and it is possible to enter the patio only through the drawbridge. The ancient castle is open for visitors. In its rooms tourists will see collections of antique furniture, fine art and statues. The interesting collection of medieval weapons and armor is also stored here. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Kassel often hosts various exhibitions of contemporary art, so unusual statues are one of its main distinctive features. There is Prayer statue near one of the local markets. The statue was bought by the city several years ago after an international exhibition. The bank of the Fulda River is the location of a monument in the form of a huge pick. The huge pick looks very impressive, surrounded by scenic nature.
Schloss Wilhelmsthal Guests of the city should definitely not forget to visit the local botanic garden and admire exotic plants and floral arrangements of incredible beauty. The building, which is located in the territory of the greenhouse, is also of a great architectural value and is distinguished by the unusually looking facade. The monument of the Grimm brothers is another iconic landmark of the city. The internationally known storytellers lived here in the beginning of the 19th century. The Friderikianum Museum is a great place to learn the history of the city. The museum is located in a beautiful historic building. There are also very unusual cultural institutions in Kassel. For example, tourists are welcome to visit the Museum of Wallpapers.
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Public palaces near Kassel
♥   Palace 'Orangery' Kassel, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Wilhelmshöhe Palace' Kassel, 6.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Kassel and around
♥   Art museum 'Schloss Wilhelmshöhe' Kassel, 5.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Kassel

Culture guide to Kassel. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Kassel: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Kassel. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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