Cultural Attractions

    Herrenhausen Gardens

    In the late 17th century, a summer residence for the prince-electors of the House of Welf was built near the city, and since then, Herrenhausen has become one of the great cultural sights of Europe. ...

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    New City Hall

    The city hall is the seat of the lord mayor, the head of the city’s administration. It is here that the sessions of the political bodies, the receptions of official guests of the city, and art exhibitions take place. ...

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    Staatsoper Hannover Opera

    The Hanover state opera is one of the biggest ensemble theatres in the German-speaking world – more than 30 singers and 28 dancers are employed on permanent contracts, and the Lower Saxon state orchestra and the state opera’s own choir ensure that ...

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    Marktkirche Hannover Church

    The marketplace, where the craftsmen and merchants of the town used to live, was at the very centre of urban expansion in Hanover. ...

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    Schauspielhaus Hannover

    Hanover’s playhouse has seen many premieres and memorable performances since it was opened in 1992. ...

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    Sprengel Museum Hannover

    The Sprengel Museum in Hanover with its comprehensive collection and diverse exhibition programme, is one of the most important museums for modern art (20th – 21st century). ...

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    Maschsee Lake

    Maschsee lake is well-known far beyond the city limits and has become one of the most popular excursion destinations. ...

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    Eilenriede (Europe's greatest city forest!!)

    With 640 hectares, Hanover’s Eilenriede is the biggest city forest in Europe – not even Hyde Park in London or Bois de Bologne in Paris are that big. ...

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    Flea Market

    Every Saturday, early risers, strollers, and bargain hunters flock to Hanover’s Old Town to look, haggle, and buy. ...

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