Kassel

Bergpark Wasserspiele water features

Wednesday Aug 21 14:30–16:00 …       Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
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<strong>Bergpark water features schedule:</strong><br /> 14:30 - Start of the show, Grand Cascades below the Hercules statue<br /> 15.05 - Steinhöfer Waterfall<br /> 15.20 - Devil's Bridge<br /> 15.30 - Aqueduct<br /> 15.45 - Grand Fountain<br /> <br /> At the very top of the park, the huge monument of Hercules is perched on top of the stone Oktogonbuilding, completed 300 years ago in 1717. There’s a platform for taking in the amazing views along the axis of the park down towards Kassel.Absolute highlight of the park are the amazing Wasserkünste, or ‘water features’, when a huge amount of water is released below the Hercules statue to cascade in stages down the waterfalls, over the Roman ruins, past the rapids and under the bridges of the Bergpark. The show ends 200 metres lower, beside the palace where the water gushes 50 metres high from the Grand Fountain. The stages are timed so that visitors can calmly amble down the paths to view the water from the ideal viewing point; the whole enterprise takes 90 minutes. Monthly in summer this is held after dark, with the waterfalls wonderfully lit up and a festival down at the palace. It’s a steep walk so wear decent shoes, and bring a light at night. The tourist office organises guided walks of the events, and on showdays extra trams and buses haul visitors up to Herkules, a 25-minute walk down from the statue.

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May 1 2019 14:30–16:00
May 5 2019 14:30–16:00
May 8 2019 14:30–16:00
May 12 2019 14:30–16:00
May 15 2019 14:30–16:00
May 19 2019 14:30–16:00
May 26 2019 14:30–16:00
May 22 2019 14:30–16:00
May 29 2019 14:30–16:00
May 30 2019 14:30–16:00
Jun 2 2019 14:30–16:00
Jun 5 2019 14:30–16:00
Jun 9 2019 14:30–16:00
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Jun 12 2019 14:30–16:00
Jun 16 2019 14:30–16:00
Jun 19 2019 14:30–16:00
Jun 20 2019 14:30–16:00
Jun 23 2019 14:30–16:00
Jun 26 2019 14:30–16:00
Jun 30 2019 14:30–16:00
Jul 3 2019 14:30–16:00
Jul 7 2019 14:30–16:00
Jul 10 2019 14:30–16:00
Jul 14 2019 14:30–16:00
Jul 17 2019 14:30–16:00
Jul 21 2019 14:30–16:00
Jul 24 2019 14:30–16:00
Jul 28 2019 14:30–16:00
Jul 31 2019 14:30–16:00
Aug 4 2019 14:30–16:00
Aug 7 2019 14:30–16:00
Aug 11 2019 14:30–16:00
Aug 14 2019 14:30–16:00
Aug 18 2019 14:30–16:00
Aug 21 2019 14:30–16:00
Aug 25 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 1 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 4 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 8 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 11 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 15 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 18 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 22 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 25 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 29 2019 14:30–16:00
Oct 2 2019 14:30–16:00
Sep 3 2019 14:30–16:00
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