Lower Saxony




The state capital on the River Leine

Few big cities offer such a wide and varied choice of attractive leisure activities as Hannover, the state capital of Lower Saxony. As a popular location for leading trade shows, events and sports competitions, the city radiates an international charm. High carat stars come to rock the city. Hannover’s biggest annual visitor attractions include the Maschsee Lake Festival, the largest marksmen’s fun fair in the world and the International Firework Competition. The shining jewel in the city’s crown is the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen. Every summer, the baroque Great Garden becomes the magical backdrop for fireworks, theatre performances, cabaret and concerts.
Hannover’s lively city centre boasts extensive pedestrian precincts, the new Ernst-August Gallery and exclusive shopping centres, making it the perfect place to indulge in an inspiring spot of shopping. Stroll through the medieval lanes of the old centre, relax on the banks of the Leine or in one of the city’s many cafés. The city’s theatres, concerts and art collections, as well as numerous museums and historic monuments inspire and fascinate culture fans from all around the world.
With its seven absorbing themed settings that recreate a range of different natural habitats, Hannover Adventure Zoo is one of Germany’s most spectacular zoos.
Tip: Take a trip up to the top of the dome of the New City Hall with the unique parabolic elevator and enjoy the spectacular view across the city.

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Hannover Adventure Zoo

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marine aquarium in Hannover

Ernst-August-Platz 8
30159 Hannover

Phone: +49 (0) 511 / 12345-111
Fax: +49 (0) 511 / 12345-112

E-mail: info@hannover-tourismus.de

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