Come Visit The Marvellous & Green Hannover In Northern Germany

Come Visit The Marvellous & Green Hannover In Northern Germany
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When it comes to visiting the massive country of Germany, tourists are often fascinated by the huge Berlin Wall, the romantic harbour of Hamburg,and also the magical castles in Bavaria. Hannover (or Hanover), remains as an off-the-beaten-track destination. Lying on the Leine River, it is the capital of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony), the federal state. If you would like to avoid the intense parties in Berlin or the expensive, hectic vibe in Munich, come to Hannover for a more relaxed tour. There are a couple of things to do here during 2-3 days, which is the ideal time to stay.

Walking through the New ‘Old Town'

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Walking through Hannover’s Old Town, you will get a typical feeling of visiting a German city, with the old churches (Kreuzkirche and Marktkirche) lying next to many old buildings. Though the original Old Town was bombed during the war, like many other old towns in Germany, it has been rebuilt to resemble its old look in the past. If you are into classic architecture and history, another building you must check out in this area is the Old Town Hall. It was built by the famous neo-Gothic Architect (Conrad Wilhelm Hase) over a hundred years ago.

Visiting the New Town Hall

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The New Town Hall,the residence of the head of the municipal administration, is surprisingly one the most magnificent buildings in central Hannover. It is famous not only for the historical and majestic look, but also for the different views you can get from standing in the hall. A diagonal lift can take you to the top of the town hall’s Dom, from where one can enjoy a splendid view of the entire city of Hannover, including the beautiful Maschsee. From the Gartensaal (Garden Hall) Restaurant inside the Town Hall, you can also get a marvellous view of the pond to the right, and the park before the Town Hall. This area is also a romantic location for couples, as they come to this area to take wedding photos almost everyday.

Inside the Town Hall, you can see the mini-models of the city before, during, and after the Second World War. It’s captivating to see how the city was almost completely destroyed during the war, and transformed into the modern city we know today, with such a great infrastructure.The New Town can be entered for free, so I strongly encourage you to visit during your stay

Jogging around Maschsee

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Thanks to Maschsee Lake, Hannover’s city centre gives the impression of being greener and more relaxed than what you’d typically find in other cities. Couples often walk along the bank to enjoy the fresh air and peaceful atmosphere while putting their love locks here. Maschsee is called the maritime paradise of Hannover. It can be a bit windy in the winter, but there are many things you can do here when it’s warmer. Many locals tend to come here for yachting, canoeing, pedal-boating, jogging, skating, etc.

Explore the touristic Red Line!

If you are more into the touristic style of traveling, follow the Red Line going through the most popular attractions of Hannover. These include the Herrenhausen, the Hanover Opera House, the Leineschloss, Hannover Adventure Zoo, etc.

During the summer, Herrenhäuser Gärten (Royal Garden of Herrenhausen) with the Herrenhausen Palace and Museum is a gorgeous attraction to check out in Hanover.

Located about 20 kilometers (roughly 12 miles) to the north of Hannover, Marienburg Castle is the famous fairy tale castle that is also worth visiting.

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