Hannover Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Off The Beaten Path
    by Nemorino
  • Off The Beaten Path
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Hannover

  • 1. Expo Memories

    Mongolia represented itself with a Jurt village. These are big round tents. I entered one and found a photographer and a rack full of Mongolian clothes. There was nobody around save the photographer...

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  • 2. The wonderfully brilliant Munchagen dinosaur park

    If you are anywhere in northern Germany and have even the slightest interest in dinosaurs, make an excuse - however feeble and contrived - to detour past the...

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  • 3. Mutual support

    This sculpture by Ulrike Enders (born 1944) is called Gegenseitigkeit, meaning reciprocity or mutual support. It shows two puffy, lethargic men supporting each...

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  • 4. Emmichplatz

    This ornate white house at Emmichplatz 4 with the four columns and two caryatids (statues that also serve as columns to support parts of the building) is one of...

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  • 5. IGS Roderbruch

    The abbreviation IGS stands for Integrierte Gesamtschule = Integrated Comprehensive School. The school is open to pupils with "different degrees of ability,...

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  • 6. Lister Tower (Lister Turm)

    This little tower at the edge of the woods is the site of a popular beer garden and also houses a city youth center.The tower was originally built in the 14th...

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  • 7. Lister Meile

    This “Lister Mile” connects the main railroad station with Lister Platz, which is in fact exactly one mile (1.6 kilometers) to the north in the most densely...

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  • 8. Water tower in Misburg

    This is perhaps not the world’s most attractive water tower, but it is, mmm, distinctive, isn’t it?Originally this structure was built as an air raid shelter in...

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  • 9. Mittellandkanal = Midland Canal

    This canal turns out to be the longest artificial waterway in Germany, with a length of over 325 kilometers. It passes through the northern and eastern...

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  • 10. Eilenriede

    Eilenriede is the city forest of Hannover. It has an area of 640 hectares and is thus the largest forest in the middle of a European city, larger for instance...

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  • 11. Daytrip to Schloss Marienburg (Marienburg castle)

    Marienburg Castle (Schloss Marienburg) makes a good summertime daytrip destination, especially on weekends when public transport connections from central...

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  • 12. Bissendorfer Bog

    The Bissendorfer bog has a size of approx. 500 hectares and is put under conservation since 1971. It is a particularly valuable, old moor in its central areas...

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  • 13. Liberal Jewish Community

    In Hannover there is also the Synagoge of the Liberal Jewish Community. I once visited it, when there was a big bazaar. I drank a kosher Beer there. I was quite...

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  • 14. Best creamy hot chocolate ever!

    If you come to Hannover, you'll most probably experience cold grey rainy weather. If that's not the case, consider yourself lucky. Anyway, on one of those days,...

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  • 15. Silence belong the road

    Inmidst the town centre or on the way to the Welfenschloss (and to University buildings) you watch some old cemeteries. Anyway, everywhere you find in the...

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  • 16. Luneburg Heath

    North of Hannover you find one of the most beautiful landscapes in Germany: the Luneburg Heath or Lüneburger Heide.The Luneburg Heath is a beautiful countryside...

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  • 17. Mosques

    In Hannover live a lot of Turkish and other Muslim people. Their mosques are in normal houses, which don't look different from other houses.This is the Mosque...

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  • 18. Maschsee

    The Maschsee was build in the 1930s in an area, where there was a swamp near the city center infested with mosquitos.Now it is a very beautiful recreation area....

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  • 19. Forum des Landesmuseum

    The Forum belongs to our Regional Museum. It is conveniantly located directly opposite the Market Church. In the beautifull 19th century hall are special...

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  • 20. Hannover literature walk

    For 2 hours you can follow the trails of people who were born in Hannover and became famous either through their own literary work or that of others. The...

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  • 21. Offices

    German artchitecture is a good example of what to do in other countries. LEt's remember that after WW II they had to reconstruct the whole country and in a few...

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  • 22. Gehry Tower

    Since 2001 Hannover has a new attraction: the twisted Gehry Tower. This 8 storey high-rise building is named after famous American architect Frank O. Gehry, who...

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  • 23. Town development modells

    In the foyer of the New Town Hall you find four modells of Hannover. One is from the 17th century, one from 1939, one in May 1949 and one shows Hannover...

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  • 24. Christian Churches

    Well, I have written about Buddhism and Islam in Hannover. Of course the main religion in Hannover is Christianity. There are many different beliefs and...

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  • 25. Wangenheim Palais

    Even though Hannover has been wastly destroyed during WWII some of the most lovely buildings have survived. Now they are renovated and show their whole...

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