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Kaiser Bill

I visited the monument several times in the 1970s when I was based there in the army. They have... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Les H
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Lovely view

Monument is easily reached from carpark (where you have to pay to park of course). Incline is... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Stefanie K
Sydney, Australia
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6 Oct 2018
“Kaiser Bill”
16 Jun 2018
“Lovely view”
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Kaiserstr. 15, 32457 Porta Westfalica, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 571 7910
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 February 2012

The Kaiser Wilhelm Monument is a unique monument that shouldn't be missed. The monument provides nice views over Minden and surrounding areas. There isn't really much to do up there except enjoy the view and snap some photos! There is no cost to view the...More

2  Thank PDXDUS
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

We went up there and have a walked, took many pictures of course. I put some coins to see those panorama views from the top. Great walking exercise for my dog and me and our friends too.

1  Thank norskeektepar
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

I visited the monument several times in the 1970s when I was based there in the army. They have added an information centre and cafe/rest rooms in recent years. The view across to the TV tower and the wider plain is still spectacular. You can...More

Thank Les H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

People Typically spend up to 1 Hour there. Is open 24 hours a day. You need to walk from the parking area all the way to the monument. You pay for the parking too. The views are gorgeous from there. Near the parking they have...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place from where you will have a unique panorama of the region . If you want to take a walk trough the Forest very good if not there is always for example a bus or with your car . Once you are there...More

Thank Alec M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This monument has been in place since 1896, but has recently been renovated with the addition of an informative visitor centre and restaurant under the terrace. The monument can be approached either on foot along the path running the length of the Wiehengebirge or via...More

Thank Kris G
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Monument is easily reached from carpark (where you have to pay to park of course). Incline is manageable however the steps are very steep to climb to reach the monument (but there is a rail). View is amazing and definitely worth it to show the...More

Thank Stefanie K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Currently the site is undergoing major refurbishment, building a restaurant just below the monument and will be offering a great view of the river Weser and surrounding area.

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The monument itself is amazing but the view over Minden and the surroundings is absolutely stunning.

Thank Julia K
Reviewed 26 October 2016

You can drive your car up the hill to a parking lot and then have an easy 10-minutes walk to the monument more or less on top of a hill. Nothing really very special about the monument, and all information is just in German, but...More

Thank weberwest
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful 19th century monument that offers stellar views of the river valley and various towns around. Great pictures of the fast ICE train speeding along by the river too! They are finishing up a better quality observatory area which will help. It's windy up here...More

Thank Jasonand1978
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Opposite the Tiergarten Zoo & 2 shopping centres, plus lots of shops. We didn't go up/ inside, but took lots of photos from the outside. The new building nxt to it is unfortunately covered in scaffolding. Take bus 100 (right outside) to Alexandreplatz to see...More

1  Thank marge16
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Response from marge16 | Reviewed this property |
You need to travel from Minden to Berlin. Google the two place names & you should get some websites which will give you various modes of transport. Once you're in Berlin, for Kaiser Wilhelm Monument itself, you can take... More