Hanover highlights and sightseeing
A forest in the middle of the city – Hannover’s green lung. 650 hectare of trees inside a city is unique in Europe. Enjoy a long walk in nature.
The “Markthalle” (the belly of Hanover) offers an enourmous variation of food stalls and small bistros. Discover the booths and shops!
They offer a variety of fresh groceries, delicatessen and international dishes. Enjoy the very own atmosphere with a glass champagne or wine.
The “Markthalle” is close to Concorde Hotel Am Leineschloss.
The Maschsee was artificially constructed from 1934 until 1936 in the Leinemasch (Leine marsh). It is well-known across the area and one of Hanover’s most popular destination for leisure.
Relax at the lake or enjoy the nature with a long walk.
Mashsee has so much more to offer! How about a canoe tour? Try stand up paddeling or enjoy on a yacht tour.
Our event tipp for summer: visit the Mashsee festival. On the lake and arounf the lake cabaret, music, food and fireworks will be presented.
The Kröpcke Uhr
The “Kröpcke Uhr” is a common meeting place for a stroll around Hanover’s pedestrian zone in the city.
Start your shopping tour through the many stores.
The french artist Niki de Saint Phalle created 1974 these gaudy statues. Next to them, every saturday a big flea market takes place – the oldest market in Germany.
The “Nanas” are part of the sculpture lane, perfect for a walk!
New town hall
After 12 years of construction, the new town hall was inaugurated on 20.Juni 1913. Take the unique elevator up to the dome, changing the angle of the inclination for 17 °. Glass ceiling and floor allow an awesome view over the city.
Opera, concerts, ballet – the lower saxony state theatre offers not only beautifully arranged shows but also a very special experience in this gorgeous building.
The Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen
In the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen, cascades and fountains ease the soul. His baroque fashion and Europes biggest fountain are extraordinary. Enjoy the magic of a former century.
Among other attractions…
- the swan ponds
- the bell-shapred fountain
- the garden theatre
- the grotto of Niki de Saint-Phalle
- the orangery
- Herrenhausen Palace
- the museum
Formerly heart of an absolute sovereign, nowadays home of the democratic elected parliament of Lower Saxony.
Take a look behind the scenery.
Discover the surrounding area
- Maschsee Hannover
- Altstadt Hannover
- Altes und Neues Rathaus
- Museen in Hannover
- Herrenhäuser Gärten
- Berggarten in Herrenhausen
- Zoo Hannover
- Steinhuder Meer