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Take a fairytale trip to Germany

The fairytale gardens of Wilhelmshöhe Castle - Bad Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel, Germany (© DZT/Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlösser & Gärten Hessen)

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Wilhelmshöhe (formerly Karlsberg) was begun by Landgraf Karl in 1696. It is a enormous expanse of baroque terrassing and cascades, occupying an entire hillside in the city of Kassel. The garden was modelled after the italian rennaissance gardens of Rome, and Karl employed italian architects (Giovanni Francesco Guerniero) and hydro-engineers to create spectacular waterfeatures similar to the Villas d'Este, Lante or Aldobrandini. The crown of the hill is the gigantic 'grotto' topped by the…

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Teufelsbrücke

Devils bridge, Germany To book go to www.notjusttravel.com.anglia Oh, my gosh! Germany, I'm going!!!

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Germany's Fairy Tale Road. A Grimm fairy tales map takes you to all the different towns related to the wonderful tales of the Brothers Grimm. For more details see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Fairy_Tale_Route

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