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Why you should visit Wilhelmshöhe Park in Kassel, Germany

A statue at the base of the Hercules monument in Wilhelmshöhe Park in Kassel, Germany

Löwenburg and Hercules Monument in the background ~ Kassel ~ Germany google search

Hercules Monument ~ Wilhelmshöhe ~ Kassel ~ Germany ~ On 23 June 2013 the Mountainpark and the Hercules were proclaimed as world heritage site during the UNESCO meeting in Pnom Penh.

Detail Hercules statue close up ~ Kassel ~ Germany. The Hercules monument has a total height of 70.5 meters. 32.65 meters are accounted for by the Octagon; 29.60 meters for the Pyramid and 8.25 meters for the Hercules statue itself. The height difference between top of the statue and the bottom of the cascades is 179 meters. google search