8 Sights in Kassel, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Kassel, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Kassel, Germany.

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1. Neue Galerie

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The Neue Galerie is an art museum in Kassel in the state of Hesse, in Germany. The building was constructed between 1871 and 1877 as a museum for works of the Old Masters. The building was damaged and burned out on 22 October 1943 in a devastating air raid carried out on the orders of Winston Churchill. The 60 most important works were brought to Vienna, and were returned in 1956. The building and large parts of the collection were lost. The museum was reopened with its present name in 1976, and a large renovation was completed in 2011.

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2. Großes Gewächshaus

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The large greenhouse is located in the Wilhelmshöhe Bergpark and was built in 1822/23 by the courtyard Johann Conrad Bromeis under Elector Wilhelm II for cultivating precious exotic plants. The original dome -like central building was later replaced by a more massive palm house. The filigree iron-glass construction took a pioneering position in Germany. Historical plants are sometimes kept in the large greenhouse. It is managed by the Hessen Kassel museum landscape and can be visited from the 1st Advent to May.

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3. Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe

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Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe Hendrik Thole / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe is a landscape park in Kassel, Germany. The area of the park is 2.4 square kilometres, making it the largest European hillside park, and second largest park on a hill slope in the world. Construction of the Bergpark, or "mountain park", began in 1689 at the behest of the Landgraves of Hesse-Kassel and took about 150 years. The park is open to the public today. Since 2013, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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4. Torwache

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The goalkeeper is located on the Brüder-Grimm-Platz in Kassel and consists of two buildings that are facing each other in Wilhelmshöher Allee. The buildings are part of an unfinished goal system that the architect Heinrich Christoph Jussow, who was also involved in the construction of Wilhelmshöhe Castle and Löwenburg, designed in 1805.

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5. Blue Dancer

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Blue Dancer Eigenes Werk / CC BY-SA 4.0

Blue Dancer is a light sculpture by Japanese artist Kazuo Katase, located on the east side of Walter-Lübcke Bridge in Kassel, parallel to the bridge. The artwork, which connects the Mitte and Unterneustadt areas, consists of a blue-illuminated crossbar and two barrel-shaped structures beneath a rope.

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6. Schloss Wilhelmshöhe

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Schloss Wilhelmshöhe is a Neoclassical palace located in Bad Wilhelmshöhe, a part of Kassel, Germany. It was built for Landgrave Wilhelm (William) IX of Hesse in the late 18th century. Emperor Wilhelm II made extensive use of it as a summer residence and personal retreat.

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7. Rahmenbau

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Dia's frame buildings or landscapes are works of art by Haus-Rucker-Co, a group of former architects and artists. The device was designed in 1977 on Documenta 6 in Castle and has since stood on the east side of Friedrichsplatz, above Karlsaue and Orangerie.

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8. Karlsaue

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The Karlsaue Park is a public and inner-city park of 1.50 km2 (0.58 sq mi) in Kassel. It was redesigned as a landscape garden in 1785 and consists of a mixture of visible Baroque garden elements and arranged “natural areas”.

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