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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
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Sydney, Australia
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Lovely monument

Opposite the Tiergarten Zoo & 2 shopping centres, plus lots of shops. We didn't go up/ inside, but... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
marge16
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Scotland
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16 Jun 2018
“Lovely view”
5 days ago
“Recently reopened”
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Kaiserstr. 15, 32457 Porta Westfalica, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Impressive monument with great views of the surroundings. The monument itself reminds me of the one at Deutsches Eck in Koblenz (where the Mosel and Rhine rivers meet) whereas the views are like the ones at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress which looks down on Koblenz. There are...More

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

A group of us was coming back from a visit to Bukeburg Castle and decided to make a side trip to this monument. You drive up the mountain, park and walk the rest of the way. The road to the top was closed due to...More

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This place had to offer a beautiful view over Minden and Porta Westfalica and in the same time could learn bit from the history about Emperor William to whom the Monument has been raised for.

Thank Ingritf
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laiyw
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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
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