Welcome to Kassel
Come to Kassel, the "Capital of the German Fairy Tale Route" where art and nature are equally important. Magnificent parks, internationally renowned art treasures, historical monuments and cultural institutions draw millions of visitors every year to this attractive city at the River Fulda. Kassel, situated in the heart of Germany, is easily and quickly accessible by Interrail or on the motorway.
We look forward to seeing you here in Kassel.
World Heritage Site
The Waterfeatures in Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe belong to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Wilhelmshöhe you will find as well the symbol of Kassel, the Hercules monument, the Lion Castle and Wilhelmshöhe Palace.
60 years of documenta
The documenta opened in Kassel for the first time on July 15, 1955. The 60th anniversary of the documenta, which is now regarded as the most important exhibition of contemporary art in the world, will be celebrated this year with an impressive program of accompanying Events.
The brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were outstanding figures whose work had a lasting effect on artistic developments. A large part of their lives the famous fairy tale collectors and linguists spent in Kassel
Museums and Exhibitions
Kassel has a lot of extraordinary exhibitions and Museums. The Gallery for Comic art invites you to smile and in the Museum of Sepulchral Cultur you learn more about graves or burial sites more
Planning and booking
Kassel Package offers, guided tours, accomodations or congresses may be booked easily ond conveniently by Kassel Marketing GmbH or online.
The Servicecenter and administration are part of the municipal government. The staffs of the Servicecenter are your first contact to answer your questions about the public administrations.
Working in the heart of Europe
Living and working in an intact environment – one of the many advantages of North Hesse. Located right at the heart of Europe, the Kassel economic region is one of the most attractive locations for companies and employees.
A University town
Kassel’s university, founded in 1971, is firmly allied to the region while maintaining international contacts. It attracts more than 20,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide.
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