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    Mountain Park Vilgelmskhoe

    • Wahlershausen, Germany
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      Vilgelmskhoe Mountain Park, located in the city of Kassel, is a mountainous park, whose territory covers 2.4 square kilometers. This picturesque place, which gained world fame thanks to an interesting monument of architecture and beautiful waterfalls. In 2013, the decision of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, it was included in the list of World Heritage.

      The main attraction of the Mountain Park Vilgelmskhoe famous Kassel cascades that sparkling streams running down from the top of a mountain located on the statue of Hercules. This sculpture is a symbol of Kassel. The composition of the park The complex also includes the magnificent castles and Vilgelmskhoe Levenburg built in Baroque style and are real architectural masterpieces. Strolling through the park, you can watch the history of European art from various periods.

      Counting the history of the park began in 1696, when construction began on the order of the Landgrave of Hesse and the Electors and Kassel. The device park took about one and a half centuries, and came as a result of man-made masterpiece became a place unique for Europe no. The main difference lies in the park Vilgelmskhoe that all other baroque parks were created on the flat terrain and significantly inferior to him in the area.

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