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Kassel (German pronunciation: [ˈkasl̩] ; spelled Cassel until 1928) is a city located on the Fulda River in northern Hesse, Germany. It is the administrative seat of the Regierungsbezirk Kassel and the Kreis of the same name and has 200,507 inhabitants in December 2015. The former capital of the state of Hesse-Kassel has many palaces and parks, including the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kassel is also known for the documenta exhibitions of contemporary art.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Kassel in Germany. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Kassel like a local. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Frankfurt, Germany. Add Frankfurt to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The Main Tower, The Goethe House, Sachsenhausen. Also, to reach Kassel, you'll have to take a flight to Frankfurt; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Kassel, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Kassel*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kassel

    Know the pollution level of Kassel before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Kassel: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kassel for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kassel.

    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.33 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Kassel - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 82.81 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 85.04 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 88.89 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.4 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 93.18 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kassel

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kassel

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 84.78 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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