First mentioned in 913 AD, Kassel offers rich history and a stunning city. Renowned for its Documenta international exhibition of modern and contemporary art, which was established in 1955. The Herkules Monument is set overlooking the city and has also become an iconic site in Kassel. Home to numerous museums and art galleries, Kassel is brimming with culture and heritage from its past.
The University of Kassel lies within the city, founded in 1971 it is the newest university in the state. Other institutions in the area primarily focus on both medicine and science.