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Kaiser Wilhelm Monument

Kaiserstr. 15, 32457 Porta Westfalica, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 571 7910
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Amazing view

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

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Julia K
via mobile
Kaiser's great view

You can drive your car up the hill to a parking lot and then have an easy 10-minutes walk to the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Bellingham, Washington
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30 Sep 2016
“Lovely monument”
21 Aug 2016
“Fantastic views under construction”
Kaiserstr. 15, 32457 Porta Westfalica, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 571 7910
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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 21 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
Reviewed 11 November 2015

If (when) you visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmal (Monument) in Porta Westfalica, you can see the entire city from above. It's very beautiful and relaxing. The only downside is that if you don't speak German, you won't understand any of the plaques placed about the...More

Thank laurenkkay
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This is a staple for the average resident of the area - we used to come here all the time - even at New Year's to let off the fireworks. This "mountain range" runs horizontally across northern germany. It is cut through by the river...More

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We came to this monument as my Grandad had been stationed around here after the war and he wanted some photos of what it was like now. The monument is huge but we couldn't read the information about it as it was only in German...More

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3 October 2016|
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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