Hannover Local Customs

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  • 1. Events

    Whitsun in Germany is a big holiday with a free monday. In Hannover this holiday is one highlight of all our summer festivals. There is Fest der Altstadt - a big party in the Old Town with, music,...

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  • 2. Meeting points

    This is where we normally meet when we meet in town... at the 'Kr?pcke Uhr'. The square called 'Kr?pcke' was named after Wilhelm Kr?pcke who owned a coffee house there from 1885-1919. 25 years ago the...

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  • 3. Vending machine in Misburg

    When I was riding by on my bicycle and caught sight of this yellow vending machine in Misburg, my first reaction was to begin my usual rant about the perversity...

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  • 4. Marriage

    It is local custom, that some people marry one day. After 9 years of living together Stephan and I decided to marry on my 48th birthday in 2003. We did it at...

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  • 5. Markthalle - Markethall

    I am not quite sure, where to put this tip about Markthalle. It could be a restaurant- tip, as many people go there to eat the fresh food, which many stalls...

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  • 6. Christmas in Hannover

    The Christmas Market in Hannover is located in the streets and market squares in the centre. Here you find wodden toy, gingerbread, almonds and Glühwein (spiced...

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  • 7. Toilets

    When there is a Open Air Event in Hannover, e.g. Maschsee Fest or Swinging Hannover, you'll find this green huts nearby. Those are the transportable public...

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  • 8. Twin Cities

    Hannover is twinned with Bristol, UKPerpignan, FranceRouen, FranceHiroshima, JapanPoznan, PolandBlantyre, MalawiLeipzig, Germany (before the wall came down many...

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  • 9. Weather

    The normal day temperature in winter would be from -10C up to +10C - you never really know what to expect. Same in summer ... we had summers with only 20C but...

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  • 10. A nice cinema

    If you speak German and you want to go to the cinema - you can find Hannover's nicest cinema on the top floor of this Anzeiger Hochhaus. Only one theatre and no...

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  • 11. What to get where

    The biggest choice of English books: Schmorl & von Seefeld, Kr?pckeThe biggest and most central post office: Leave the railway station at the front and turn...

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  • 12. German fashion sense...or lack of....

    Not really about Hannover, but about CeBit - basically what I found a bit weird was teenagers going around in business suits.Or that the style of the 80's is...

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  • 13. Don't miss the Sprengel Museum..

    This is a museum of 20th century art -- based on the generosity of Herr Sprengel. It includes many "installation pieces" including Karl Schwitters...

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  • 14. Caiprinha cocktail

    The Caiprinha cocktail seems to be unique to Hannover,(well ok, maybe Brazil) for I have never ever seen it or tried it throughout my travels. :) And I've been...

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  • 15. It could be German culture, it...

    It could be German culture, it could be the overcrowding in Europe, it could just be humanity's self-centeredness, I don't know. But you'll find people have a...

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  • 16. Like I said, we visited the...

    Like I said, we visited the Expo 2000, which was a great experience! We visited many different pavilions, smoked a water pipe in the building of Yemen, and of...

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