Kassel

The Essential
Interesting
Kassel, lying in the heart of mountainous, wooded countryside, was the former residence of the Landgraves, and of the Brothers Grimm between 1805-1830. It is now Northern Hessen's main economic, administrative and cultural centre. Famous for its music and theatre, the city is even better known for the Documenta, an international contemporary art exhibition. The focal point for the event is the Fridericianum, a pre-Classical building designed as museum and library for the Landgrave Frederick II.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Kassel
Park Wilhelmshöhe
Park Wilhelmshöhe
During the 18C, the original Baroque
1:30
Karlsaue Park
Karlsaue Park
The most frequently visited part of this
1:00
Hesse Museum
Hesse Museum
The ground-floor of the Hesse museum is
1:30
Wilhelmshöhe Castle
Wilhelmshöhe Castle
The castle, a Classical-style building,
1:00