green city of Hannover.
Many parks, including of course The Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen, have earned
Hannover this name.The panoramic view over the
city from the 100 metre high dome of The New Town Hall allows you to see all this
for yourself.The sloping lift-the only one of its kind in Europe-that takes you
up the dome is indeed an experience in itself.
new to Hannover can discover the sights of the city by following "The Red Line",an
entertaining 2-3 hour walk along a red line painted on the sidewalk, which leads
you past cheerful, amusing works of street art, time-honoured facades and through
the Old Town with its lively bars,cafes and restaurants.
city of Hannover, first granted a charter in 1163, is also the center of cultural
life in Lower Saxony whose numerous theatres offer classical and modern drama
as well as cabaret and boulevard performances.The city´s historical and modern
museums contain works of modern art and ancient treasures,many of which are unique.
Hannover Zoo is a worthwhile visit for those who may wish to get acquainted with
city and trade fair location.
Due to its
ideal location Hannover has become an important center for trade and communications
and a venue for congresses and fairs. VW builds freight vehicles and Conti supply
the necessary spare parts.Hapag Lloyd and TUI sell holidays all over the world
and Bahlsen exports its famous biscuits.
year two major international trade fairs, the Hannover Fair Industry and the Cebit
Exhibition of Communications Technology take place here at Europe´s largest exhibition
grounds. On these occasions 1.5 million visitors add to the city´s population
of 510,000 inhabitants and the excellent hotels in and around Hanover have to
be supplemented by thousands of private rooms.Visitors to the fairs are therefore
advised to book accommodation well in advance. Hannover airport lies close to
the highway and a journey on public transport from the airport into the city-centre
only takes twenty minutes. During the large fairs metro trains to the exhibition
grounds run every minute.
Hannover´s surrounding areas have
much to offer to those wanting to escape from the city. All of the following destinations
which cater for golf and riding enthusiasts, nature lovers and culture fans can
be reached from Hannover in less than 30 minutes (Hameln approx. 40 minutes) by
famous because of the "Pied Piper". You can reach this beautiful mediaeval town
on the river Weser in less than one hour.
This impressive town situated on the Southern edge of the Lüneburg Heath
with its Old Town and half-timbered houses takes the visitor on a journey back
into the Middle Ages.
The world´s perhaps most magnificent half-timbered
building can be found here.The Roman and Pelizaeus museum is definitely a must
for those interested in ancient Egyptian and Chinese culture.
This 32 square kilometre lake, the largest
in North West Germany, is one of the region´s most popular places for an excursion
or family holiday;ideal for sailing,swimming,walking or just relaxing.
A beautiful mountain range up to 405 metres high between the rivers Leine
and Weser. Many pleasant nature trails enable the walker or rambler to enjoy the
splendid attractions of this area. Marvel at the wild horses, red deer and bison
in the wildlife park at Springe.
and see for yourself! The Hannover region looks forward to your visit.