48 Sights in Hannover, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Hannover, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 48 sights are available in Hannover, Germany.

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1. Kapelle Friederikenstift

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Friederikenstift Church is a Lutheran church in the Calenberger Neustadt district of Hanover, Germany. It is located in the old north wing of Friederikenstift Hospital in Humboldtstraße 5. In 1877, the Abbey Church was built in the center of the first floor of the building under Heinrich Wegener's plan, but the abbey was severely damaged in the Second World War, so the church moved more and more outward during the subsequent hospital reconstruction. It has three naves, built in neo-Gothic style. There is an altar, which is permanently loaned by Amke Parish. It shows St. Mary Magdalene, Nicholas, Sebastian, Anthony and Barbara as Gothic sculptures. The church was last renovated in 1996.

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2. St. Benno

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St. Benno AxelHH; cropped by Rabanus Flavus / Attribution

San Beno is a Roman Catholic church in the Lyndon-Nord district of Hanover, Germany. It is part of the Diocese of St Goldhard and the Diocese of Hanover in the Diocese of Hildesheim. The church was built in 1901/02 and designed by Christopher Hull. He was consecrated in 1906 by Bishop Adolf Bertram. German troops were killed in an air raid on Hanover during World War II on February 18th, 1812. October 17, 1943, it was blown up, October 17, 1943, it was blown up, October 17, 1943, it was blown up. In March 1945, churches and Presbyterian churches were destroyed again. During the war, the damage was temporarily repaired. In the summer of 1951, the reconstruction of the church began.

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3. Christuskirche

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Christuskirche Christian A. Schröder (ChristianSchd) / CC BY-SA 4.0

Christuskirche is a Lutheran church in Hanover, Germany. It is located in the district of Nordstadt, northwest of Klagesmarkt, and was built by Conrad Wilhelm Hase between 1859 and 1864 as the residential church of George V. The neo-Gothic brick building was Hanover's first new church since 1747 and was a model for the design of Protestant churches in accordance with the Eisenach Regulations enacted in 1861, which lasted until 1890. Christuskirche was used only once as a residential church. However, through the patronage of Ernst August, Prince of Hanover, the connection with the former Hanover royal family continues to this day.

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4. Gorleben-Treck 1979

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Gorleben-Treck 1979 --GerhardSchuhmacher (talk) 11:10, 24 March 2014 (UTC) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Gorleben Treck in 1979 was a demonstration against the use of nuclear energy, especially against the planned nuclear power facility near Gorleben in Lüchow-Dannenberg district. The hike began on January 25th. It was held on 3 March 1979 in Windland and ended on 31 March 1979. It was held in Hanover in March 1979 and was attended by about 100,000 people. This is the largest demonstration in the history of Lower Saxony and the largest anti-nuclear demonstration in the history of Germany. The high attendance was also due to the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in the United States at that time.

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5. Mahnmal Gerichtsgefängnis Hannover

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Mahnmal Gerichtsgefängnis Hannover Rainer Hoffschildt / Public domain

The Hanover court prison is a memorial in Hanover, which is located behind the main train station and the Raschplatz on the Lister Meile in front of the pavilion. It is reminiscent of the court prison, which was formerly located here, which was built in 1865–75 as a Royal cell prison in Hanover. The various victims and victim groups of the National Socialists suffered in it. It is also the first urban memorial in the Federal Republic of Germany, which expressly also reminds of the persecution of homosexual men in the Nazi era.

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6. BUSSTOPS

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BUSSTOPS Axel Hindemith / Public domain

Bustops in Hanover is an art project with twelve semi -open waiting houses for city railways and city buses in the Üstra. It was part of a project for art in public space between 1990 and 1994 and was created on the initiative of the Lower Saxony Foundation in cooperation with the Üstra and Toto-Lotto Lower Saxony. The design project was carried out by internationally renowned architects and designers. The order to the artists was to create art as an extraordinary part of an ordinary service.

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7. Heilig Kreuz

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The Church of the Holy Cross is the Catholic church in Altwarmbüchen, a district of the municipality of Isernhagen in the Hanover region of Lower Saxony. It belongs to the parish "Heilig Geist" with its seat in the Hanoverian district of Bothfeld, in the deanery of Hanover of the diocese of Hildesheim. The church, named after the cross of Jesus, was located at Bothfelder Straße 15 until 2015. On 8 January 2017, the successor building was consecrated on the opposite side of the street.

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8. Leibniz-Denkmal

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The Leibniz Monument in Hanover commemorates the erudite Gottfried William Leibniz and his scientific work, especially the binary number system. Designed in silhouette by artist Stefan Schwerdtfeger, this monument is a gift to the citizens of the capital of Lower Saxony. In 2008, the sculpture and associated information boards were placed at Georg Strassen in the city centre, at the southern end of Mitte Opera Square and on the northern edge of Georg Square.

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9. St. Martinskirche

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St. Martinskirche Christian A. Schröder (ChristianSchd) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The St. Martins Church or St. Martin is the oldest Evangelical Lutheran church in the Linden and parish church of the St. Martin community belonging to Hanover. The church building is based on a first building from the 13th century and a baroque successor building from 1728, which was destroyed to the church tower by the air raids on Hanover in the Second World War. The new nave was created in 1957 according to a design by the architect Dieter Oesterlen.

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10. Altes Rathaus

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The Altes Rathaus was the first town hall in the German city of Hanover. First built in the old city district in 1410 and extensively restored in 1953 and 1964 after heavy bomb damage in World War II, it is the oldest secular building in the city. The market façade with the highly sophisticated Brick Gothic of the lucarnes has been preserved and partly restored in its medieval shape. Some elements of it were copied on other wings of the building.

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11. Anzeiger-Hochhaus

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Anzeiger-Hochhaus Christian A. Schröder (ChristianSchd) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The indicator high-rise in Hanover was built in the style of baking stone expressionism in the style of Fritz Höger as a publishing house of the Hanoverian scoreboard and was one of the first high-rise buildings in the German Empire. The 51-meter-high building with ten floors is located in the Mitte district near Steintor-Platz and with its characteristic roof dome has a high recognition value in the state capital of Lower Saxony.

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12. Mahnmal zur Erinnerung an jüdisches Leben in der Ohestraße

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The memorial to memory of Jewish life in Ohestraße in Hanover was designed by students from the local vocational school center. It is reminiscent of the crimes committed during National Socialism to destroy Jewish life in Hanover. The location of the memorial, which was built at the site of the former "Jewish Education Center", is ohestrasse 8 near Waterloooplatz and the IHME in the Calenberger Neustadt district.

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13. Bethlehemkirche

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The Bethlehem Church in the Hanoverian district of Linden-Nord is a listed church building in the style of a basilica. Inaugurated in 1906, the neo-Romanesque sacred building is seen from a monument conservation point of view as a masterpiece of historicism and as a building of national importance. Together with the Gerhard-Uhlhorn-Kirche, the church belongs to the Evangelical Lutheran parish of Linden-Nord.

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14. Friedensengel-Brunnen

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The Friedensengel Fountain in Hanover is the oldest fountain of art in the former independent industrial city of Linden. The listed fountains are located in the oldest area of Lyndenberg Cemetery, which was built in 1862 at 44 Lyndenberg, Lyndon-Mitte. Sculptor Karl Gundelach built a sandstone structure in the cemetery (Friedhof) in 1882, with an angel in the middle, representing peace above the pond.

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15. Waterloosäule

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Waterloosäule Axel Hindemith / Public domain

The Waterloo Column is a 46.31 meter high Victory Column in the Hanoverian district of Calenberger Neustadt. It was built on Waterloo Square between 1825 and 1832 according to a design by Georg Ludwig Friedrich Laves. It is crowned with a statue of victoria, the goddess of victory derived from Roman mythology. Its style is based on classical antiquity and is based on the Doric column order.

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16. Villa Seligmann

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Villa Seligman is a former bourgeois residence in Hanover, Germany. It is located in Eilenriede, Hannover-Oststadt District, Hohenzollernstraße 39. The villa was built between 1903 and 1906 for Sigmund Seligman, the Jewish director of Continental Corporation, and his family, based on designs by architect Herman Schetler. The listed building is now the venue for concerts and other events.

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17. Marktkirche

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The Marktkirche St. Georgii et Jacobi, commonly known as Marktkirche, is the main Lutheran church in Hanover, Germany. It was built in the 14th century and, together with the nearby Old Town Hall, is considered the southernmost example of the North German brick gothic architectural style. The roof and the vaults of the naves were destroyed in an air raid in 1943 and restored in 1952.

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18. Großer Garten

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Großer Garten Autor/-in unbekanntUnknown author / Public domain

The large garden in Herrenhausen, Hanover is one of the most important Baroque gardens in Europe. The garden area surrounded by grafts represents the historical core of Herrenhäuser Garden, which also includes Berggarten, Georgengarten and Welfengarten. The rectangular complex covers an area of 50.2 hectares. Herrenhausen Castle was built in the 14th century.

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19. Stadtteilpark Linden-Süd

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The Linden-Süd district park in Hanover is a park on the banks of the Ihme and at the same time the largest green area in the Hanover district of Linden-Süd. On a previously overgrown area with citizen participation, there has been a 2.6 hectare area between the Legion Bridge and the site behind the former skin clinic with sports and leisure facilities.

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20. Gnadenkirche zum Heiligen Kreuz

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Gnadenkirche zum Heiligen Kreuz Elke Siewert / Public domain

Gnadenkirche zum Heiligen Kreuz is a Lutheran church in Mittelfeld, Hanover, Germany. Founded after the Second World War and initially featuring displaced people, its name refers to the Church of Grace in Silesia. As a result, a long-term partnership has been established with the evangelical community of Militsch, whose Gnadenkirche bears its name.

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21. Evangelisches Kirchenzentrum Kronsberg

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The Evangelical Kronsberg Church Centre is a place of worship in the Kronsberg neighbourhood of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. The Church belongs to the St. Johannis-Kirchengemeinde Bemerode parish, within the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Hanover. The church centre is a simultaneum, hosting Baptists as well as Lutherans for prayer services.

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22. Sachsenross

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Sachsenross Axel Hindemith / Public domain

The list of Hanover monuments includes a selection of monuments, monuments, sculptures, sculptural art objects ("street art") and fountains in public spaces, especially in the central area of Hanover. These items are inconsistent with (cultural) monuments within the meaning of the Law on the Protection of Monuments in Lower Saxony.

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23. Goseriedebad

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Goseriedebad anonymous photographer / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Goseriedebad was a indoor pool in Hanover opened in 1905 and is named in 1982, which is named after its location on the Goseriede street near Steintorplatz. After conversions in the 1980s and 1990s, the former indoor pool is now used by the Kestnergesellschaft Kunstverein and the private radio broadcaster Radio FFN.

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24. St. Franziskus

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St. Francis Catholic Church, located in Vahrenheide District of Hanover (Lower Saxony), is named after St. Francis of Assisi and belongs to Heilig Geist Diocese of Hanover Diocese of Hildesheim Diocese. Located in Dresdener Straße 29, its catchment area includes the Sahlkamp and Vahrenheide areas of Hanover.

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25. Rübezahlbrunnen

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The Rübezahlbrunnen in Hanover is a fountain built in the 1950s with a modern memory of the Silesian mountain spirit Rübezahl. The location of the – listed – work of art in the public space of the capital of Lower Saxony is rübezahlplatz in the Hanoverian district of Mittelfeld.

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26. Misburger Wasserturm

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The Misburg water tower or water tower Misburg in Hanover is a water tower built in the 20th century on a former air -raid shelter. The location of the building, which is now monumented today, is Hannoversche Straße on the corner of the Misburg-Nord district belonging to Hanover.

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27. Duve-Brunnen

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Duve-Brunnen Georg Herting (Sculptor) / Author=Axel Hindemith (photo) / Public domain

Duve Fountain, also known as Sämann-Brunnen, is a fountain in the Calenberger Neustadt district of Hanover, Germany, named after entrepreneur Johann Duve (1611-1679). The fountain is located in the center of Leibnizufer. It was created by sculptor Georg Hutting in 1916.

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28. Katholisch-apostolische Kapelle

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The Catholic Apostolic Chapel in Hanover is a sacral building built in the 19th century by the Catholic Apostolic congregation of lower Saxony' state capital. The location of the listed building is Badenstedter Straße 3 in the Hanoverian district of Linden-Mitte.

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29. Neustädter Hof- und Stadtkirche

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Neustadt Hof-und Stadtkirche St, a Protestant Lutheran church in the Calenberger Neustadt district of Hanover. Johannis is an example of the oldest Protestant ideal hall church in Lower Saxony. The church is the preaching church of the superior in Hanover area.

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30. 20. Geburtstag Kronprinz Georg von Hannover 1839

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Georgsstein of Hanover and Georgseichen of Georgengarten can be traced back to the period of Hanover Kingdom. These trees were built on August 20, 1839. On the western edge of the oval lawn in front of George Palace, George von Hanover's George von Hanover.

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31. Maschpark

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Maschpark, located in Hanover Mitte, is a 10-hectare park south of the Old City. Built around 1900, it is Hanover's first municipal park. This complex has not changed its original shape, which is a witness to German garden art at the end of 19th century.

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32. St.-Nikolai-Kapelle

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St.-Nikolai-Kapelle Christian A. Schröder (ChristianSchd) / CC BY-SA 4.0

St. Nicholas' Chapel was a chapel in the German city of Hanover dedicated to saint Nicholas. First built between 1250 and 1284 and with a choir dating to 1325, it was largely destroyed during the bombing of Hanover in World War II and is now in ruins.

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33. Wasserkunst

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Water art in Hanover-Herrenhausen is a historical system for promoting, raising and leading water, which was created to provide water for the operation of the large fountains in the large garden with the necessary pressure in the required amount.

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34. Neustädter-Markt-Brunnen

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Neustädter-Markt-Brunnen AxelHH / Public domain

Neustädter-Markt-Brunnen in Hanover was founded by Max Sauk in 1973/74. The "Tischbrunnen" (Table Well), located at the Neustädter Markt Center, is privately initiated and donated. It is located in front of the entrance of Neustädter Church.

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35. St. Bernward

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St. Bernward is a Roman Catholic parish church in Döhren, Hanover district, Lower Saxony, Germany. The church, consecrated in 1893, is located at 239 Hildesheim Street, and its parish belongs to Hanover Parish of Hildesheim Parish.

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36. Welfengarten

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The Welfengarten in the Hanover district of Nordstadt is a city park in the style of English landscape gardens. Together with the large garden, the mountain garden and the Georgengarten, it is one of the Herrenhausen gardens.

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37. St.-Johannis-Kirche

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The Evangelical Lutheran St. John's Church is a church in the Hanoverian district of Misburg-Nord. It and the Trinitatis Church, built in 1963, are the church buildings of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Parish of Misburg.

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38. Wangenheimpalais

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Wangenheimpalais Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird Axel Hindemith als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / Public domain

Wangenheimpalais is a building in the Mitte district of Hanover, Germany. From 1863 to 1913, it was the town hall and seat of the city government of Hanover. Today, it is the seat of the Ministry of Economy of Lower Saxony.

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39. St. Eugenius

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St. Eugenius Rabanus Flavus / Public domain

St. Eugenius is a Catholic church in the Midfeld district of Hanover. It was built in 1955/56 according to plans by Otto Hodler (Hanover) as a brick hall church and provided with a free-standing bell tower in 1960/61.

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40. Hl. Geist

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Heilig Geist is a Catholic church located in the Bothfeld district of Hanover (Lower Saxony). It is a parish church in Hildesheim Parish, Hanover. It is named after the Holy Spirit and is located in Niggemannweg 18.

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41. Volkssternwarte Hannover

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The Volkssternwarte Hanover is a sibling Herschel Hannover e. V. operated observatory. It is located in Hanover on the 89 m high Lindener Berg and there on the roof terrace of the water high tank completed in 1878.

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42. Stadtpark

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The Stadtpark Hannover (Stadthallengarten) in Hanover is located south of the Hannover Congress Centrum in the Zoo district. It is bordered by Clausewitzstraße in the east and Kleefelder Straße in the south.

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43. Göttinger Sieben

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Göttinger Sieben Floriano Bodini (1933 – 2005); original uploader was Axel Hindemith at de.wikipedia / Public domain

The Gottingen Seven Monument in Hanover commemorates an important event in the history of German constitution. It pays tribute to seven figures in the history of Lower Saxony: the so-called Gottingen Seven.

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44. Kaufhaus Magis

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Magis department store in Hanover is a fashion and textile department store listed in 1950s. The department store is located in Kröpcke. His address is Georgstraße 31/33, at the corner of Bahnhofstraße.

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45. St. Clemens

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St. Clement's Basilica is the main Roman Catholic church in the city of Hanover. It is dedicated to Saint Clement of Rome. It is part of the parish of St. Heinrich and belongs to the Diocese of Hildesheim.

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46. Wilhelm-Busch Deutsches Museum für Karikatur und Zeichenkunst

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The Wilhelm Busch Museum is a museum in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany. It features the world's largest collection of works by Wilhelm Busch, as well as contemporary comic art, illustrations and drawings.

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47. Kapelle Hemmingen

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Hemmingen Chapel is the chapel of Hemmingen Parish. The chapel in the centre of the old village of Hemmingen belongs to the congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Trinity Church of Hemmingen-Westerfeld.

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48. Schloßbrunnen

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Schloßbrunnen Axel Hindemith / Public domain

Schlossbrunnen in Hanover is located in Hannah-Arendt-Platz, opposite Leineschloss. It is the oldest existing fountain in the town. This classical fountain was erected here in 1955 after many renovations.

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