Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #13 in Hanover, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 7.5 km
Ascend 52 m
Descend 48 m

Experience Hanover in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in HanoverIndividual Sights in Hanover

Sight 1: Villa Knoevenagel

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Alleestraße 36 in Hanover is the address of a listed villa, also known as Villa Knoevenagel. Similar to the building opposite at house number 1, it forms one of two "head buildings" of urban planning importance as the entrance from Georgengarten to Alleestraße in today's Nordstadt district, which was laid out on Nienburger Straße at the end of the 1880s.

Wikipedia: Villa Knoevenagel (DE)

460 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Haus Mohrmann

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The so-called Haus Mohrmann in Hanover was built by the professor of architecture and architect Karl Mohrmann at the end of the 19th century as a residence for his own family. The location of the listed terraced house, which is part of an ensemble by the same architect, is Herrenhäuser Kirchweg 11 at the corner of Reinholdstraße in the Landhausviertel, Nordstadt district.

Wikipedia: Haus Mohrmann (Hannover) (DE), Heritage Website

470 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Neuer Sankt-Nikolai-Friedhof

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Neuer Sankt-Nikolai-Friedhof

The New St. Nikolai Cemetery in Hanover, also known as the Strangried Cemetery, was laid out between 1863 and 1866 between the Strangriede and the Militärstraße. The cemetery grounds, surrounded by university buildings, hospitals, residential buildings and villas, are designed in the form of a park. In the centre is the neo-Gothic brick chapel, built in 1890 according to plans by Friedrich Hölscher (1859–?).

Wikipedia: Neuer St.-Nikolai-Friedhof (DE)

621 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Jüdischer Friedhof An der Strangriede

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The Jewish cemetery An der Strangriede in Hanover is the second of four Jewish cemeteries in the capital of Lower Saxony. After the closure of the Old Jewish Cemetery on Oberstraße, it was opened in 1864. Until 1924, it was the main cemetery of the Jewish community of Hanover. With the brick construction of the sermon hall and about 2,600 preserved gravestones, the cemetery is an important historical site for the history of Hanover's Jews.

Wikipedia: Jüdischer Friedhof An der Strangriede (DE)

1429 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 5: Gudrun-Pausewang-Platz

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The Gudrun-Pausewang-Platz in Hanover, formerly known as Continentalplatz, is a square laid out at the beginning of the 20th century in front of the industrial complex of the Continental-Caoutchouk- and Gutta-Percha-Compagnie, the later Continental AG in the Hanover district of Vahrenwald. The square, which was laid out as a public space in 1911, was created in the triangle of the traffic routes Grenzweg, Philipsbornstraße and Ritterstraße. It is now equipped with a playground and was named after children's book author Gudrun Pausewang in 2021.

Wikipedia: Gudrun-Pausewang-Platz (DE)

714 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 6: Evangelischer Treffpunkt

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Evangelischer Treffpunkt

The Vahrenwald church was an Evangelical Lutheran church in the Vahrenwald district in Hanover. The parish founded on October 1, 1924, mostly built the church building in -house after the Second World War. On May 19, 2013, the church was developed and a new church center was created after a demolition in the same place.

Wikipedia: Vahrenwalder Kirche (DE)

684 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 7: St. Joseph

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St. Joseph is a Catholic parish church in the List district of Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany. Her parish of the same name belongs to the deanery of Hanover in the diocese of Hildesheim. The church is located at Steinmetzstraße 1, the neighboring parish office at Isernhagener Straße 64. It was built in 1911 and 1912 according to plans by Maximilian Jagielski and named after the biblical figure of Joseph of Nazareth.

Wikipedia: St. Joseph (Hannover) (DE), Website

447 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Matthäuskirche

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St. Matthew's Church is an Evangelical Lutheran church in the Hanoverian district of List.

Wikipedia: Matthäuskirche (Hannover) (DE)

1270 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 9: Kirche der Verbrennung der Reliquien des Hl. Sava

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1362 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 10: Gethsemane-Kirche

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The Gethsemane Church is an Evangelical Lutheran church in the Hanover district of List. The church, completed in 1938 according to plans by Friedrich Fischer, is located at Klopstockstraße 16. It is kept rather inconspicuous with a small church tower, as this was required by the building permit, which was only granted on the pretext of building air-raid shelters in the basement rooms. The building is plastered white and has a tiled roof. Inside is a wooden cross; the five windows on the south side, which were created by Otto and Werner Brenneisen and donated by confirmands between 1953 and 1957, show scenes from the Gethsemane story in the New Testament.

Wikipedia: Gethsemanekirche (Hannover) (DE)


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