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  • A theater,in the modern shopping street of Essen..
    A theater,in the modern shopping street...
    by Rosey-K
  • In the heart of Essen...
    In the heart of Essen...
    by Rosey-K
  • The historical building of the old city Kettwig...
    The historical building of the old city...
    by Rosey-K

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  • Expo 2000

    Hannover Favorites

    unfortunately I don't remember at which pavilion I took this picture :-( Maybe at the pavilion of Indonesia??? If anyone out there knows or has an idea whose pavilion this is / could be, then please let me know! Thanks!

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  • Herrenhausen castle and gardens

    Hannover Favorites

    Formally built as summer palace of the King of Hannover. This is know the main building of the university of Hannover. In various halls of the building are now auditoriums for the students. The building has still its old flair.

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  • New Townhall

    Hannover Favorites

    Built 1913, with a wonderful view from the tower. You go up there with an old elevator. The diagonal lift in the Townhall dome is unique in Europe. At a 15-degree angle it covers the 43 metres up tolthe gallery at the top of the dome. From this vantage point one can enjoy a marvellous view of the whole city, even as far as the Harz Mountains when...

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  • Cebit and the fairground

    Hannover Favorites

    The first fair was oppened in 1947, just after the WW2. The fair has been named as "Export Fair" ,and after few years developed into Hannover Fair (Messe). Now it is the biggest exhibition (together with Cebit) of the capital goods and equipment and goods in the world. It is very large complex, but I have to admit that you will find anything you...

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  • Old Town

    Hannover Favorites

    some of the few old buildings (taken by night) that did survive more or less the WWII or have been reconstructed after it. Hannover was very much destroyed, as you can see in the models of the town shown in the new town hall I put those photos under old town although it is not really in the little part called officially oldtown of Hannover. But...

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  • Zoo Hannover

    Hannover Favorites

    Many people think, that Hannover is a very boring city with nothing special to say about. I thought so myselve, when I came to Hannover 25 years ago. Today I know better. Hannover has a lot of festivals and a lot of interesting spots. This is, what I want to show you with my tips.

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  • General info

    Here you can find info about the Wonderful Nine (also known as The 9 Cities in Niedersachsen), in different languahes.Internet:- www.9cities.de- www.alemania-turismo.com/pages_pr/1484_1581.html (spanish)E mail: info@hannover-tourism.de

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  • Geography of Lower Saxony

    Lower Saxony consists mainly of a large plain covered with crops and heaths and drained by the lower courses of the rivers Aller, Weser, Ems and Elbe.A large part of the German North Sea Coast belongs to Lower Saxonny, including the Eastern Friesish Islands and their tidal area. However, Lower Saxonny is not completely flat, as there are also some...

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  • Link

    This region is very wide from the North-West to the middle north and those regions are so different from each other. To learn more see the official link.Niedersachsen

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  • Website

    If you want to know more about Lower Saxony, about festivals, acccomodations and activities please see the official website of Lower SaxonyI am quite amazed by this site, which I just discovered. It has just everything, you need to know about Lower Saxony and it is not only in German but also in English!Have fun!

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  • Climate

    The climate in Lower Saxony is influenced by the Gulf Streem. That means mild summers and winters and a lot of rain all the year round.I love all seasons. I don't know, which is the best season in Lower Saxony. Winter is mainly mild and has not much snow. But when there is snow we have a lot of fun and joy from it. Spring comes with lots and lots...

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  • Ice Age

    The landscape of Lower Saxony is formed by the glaciers of Ice Age . The glaciers left a lot of sand and stones. They carved the mountains to low hills.The remains of human beings living in Lower Saxony 100.000 years ago are mainly covered with huge layers of sand. But when we are lucky, we find their remains as in Wendland or Salzgitter. The tools...

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  • Farmers

    Lower Saxony is a country of farmers. Beside the Harz Mountains, where there had been coal mining since hundreds of years, there have been mainly farmers cultivating the country.

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  • History

    Saxony was first mentioned in the second century AD as an area between the Elbe and Ems rivers including south Jutland. In the 9th century Saxony occupied nearly all the territory between the Elbe and Saale rivers on the east and the Rhine on the west; it bordered on Franconia and Thuringia in the south. Struggles between dukes of Saxony ended with...

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  • Hannover - Capital of Lower Saxony

    Hannover is biggest town ( more than 500.000 inhabitants) and capital of Lower saxony.Niedersachsen is placed between Ems and Elbe (two rivers) or between the Netherlands and Sachsen-Anhalt (another german department). In the north it borders on the north sea.The picture is taken in Hannover, view from the Town Hall to the "Maschsee" (lake Masch)...

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