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In 1779, Hereditary Prince Wilhelm I of Hesse-Kassel had something unique built in the Hanau Wilhelmsbad spa park under the direction of his architect Franz Ludwig von Cancrin - a building that attracts people like a magnet today, makes them pause, pause and dream.
Standing on an artificial hill, horses and carriages that turn as if by magic - the Wilhelmsbad carousel!
June 18, 2020
Wilhelmsbad is a former spa complex with state park in Hanau and is characterized by the historic building complex of the former spa complex, which is surrounded by a spacious landscaped park. In the south and southeast, the Wilhelmsbader residential area joins. The area is one of the most expensive in the Brothers Grimm city, live here almost 300 inhabitants. The facilities of Wilhelmsbad also include a mini golf course, several restaurants and cafés. In the north, in the Fasanerie, is one of the oldest golf courses in Hesse, in the west, the equestrian Wilhelmsbader Hof joins.State Park Wilhelmsbad:The park of the Wilhelmsbader Kuranlage is designed as an English landscape park and equipped with numerous "sensations": carousel, ruin, Comoedienhaus, rocky paths, Hermitage, Devil's Bridge, Pyramid, Schneckenberg and play equipment.- Carousel: One of the biggest attractions is the huge carousel. It was built in 1780 u. is back in service since 2016, for the first time since World War II damage.- Artificial castle ruins: In the tower of the artificial ruin hides a pleasure castle with an elegant living apartment and magnificent domed hall. These private living rooms of the Erbprinzen present today restored in their historical condition.- Station: In the 19th century, the complex - a popular destination at that time, also from neighboring Frankfurt am Main - received its own station today: Hanau-Wilhelmsbad, on the Frankfurt-Hanau railway.- Doll Museum: Since 1983, the Hessian Doll Museum has been displaying its collection in the rooms of the spa building.de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelmsbad
October 5, 2018
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