Known all over the world for the huge area it occupies, Bergpark Wilhelmshohe is a landscape park in Kassel, Germany.
The total area of the park is approximately 590 acres (2.4 square kilometers) making it the second largest park on a hill slope in the world as well as the largest European hillside park.
The construction of this park, whose name literally means "Mountain Park", started in 1689 at the request of the Landgraves of Hesse-Kassel. It took 150 years to complete the completion of the park.
The park is open to the public every day and since 2013, it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Places nearby:
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