Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #14 in Hanover, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 8.5 km
Ascend 95 m
Descend 98 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: Melanchthonkirche

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The Melanchthon Church, named after Philipp Melanchthon, is an Evangelical Lutheran church in Hanover, Germany.

Wikipedia: Melanchthonkirche (Hannover) (DE)

1243 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 2: Mahnmal gegen Kolonialismus

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The Karl Peters Memorial Stone, also known as the Karl Peters Memorial and Plaque against Colonialism, is a monument originally erected in the mid-1930s in honor of Carl Peters, which was later redesigned as a memorial against colonialism. The location of the memorial stone in the public space of Hanover's Südstadt, which is also recorded as an architectural monument and as part of an ensemble, is the green area at the former address Am Karl-Peters-Platz 1 D on today's Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz.

Wikipedia: Mahnmal gegen Kolonialismus (Hannover) (DE)

319 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: St. Heinrich

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St. Heinrich is a Catholic parish church in the southern part of Hanover, Sallstraße 72. Her parish of the same name belongs to the deanery of Hanover in the diocese of Hildesheim.

Wikipedia: St. Heinrich (Hannover) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

751 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Schöner Brunnen

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The Beautiful Fountain in Hanover is a fountain created in 1979 by the sculptor Hans-Jürgen Breuste. Installed as art in public space on the corner of Hildesheimer Straße and Freytagstraße in Hanover's Südstadt district, the artist arranged a granite column and two stainless steel columns from which water flows.

Wikipedia: Schöner Brunnen (Hannover) (DE)

188 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Constructa-Brunnen

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The Constructa Fountain in Hanover is a listed fountain on Wildermuthweg at the junction with Hildesheimer Straße. The square is an important place to stay and meet in front of the Constructa block of the same name, especially for young families with children.

Wikipedia: Constructa-Brunnen (DE)

247 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Pauluskirche

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The Evangelical Lutheran St. Paul's Church in Hanover is a listed church building in the Südstadt district. It is located at the intersection of Meterstraße / Bürgermeister-Fink-Straße.

Wikipedia: Pauluskirche (Hannover) (DE), Website

1883 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 7: Der Sport

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The glass mosaic sport of the visual artist Eduard Bargheer was made in the workshops in August Wagner in Berlin from 1962 to 1963, on the north wall of a small gym, which was then part of the Lower Saxony Stadium in Hanover, was attached to the gas concrete wall and public on June 25, 1963 recognized. Plans for the demolition of the gym on the occasion of the conversion of the stadium have questioned the continued existence of the glass mosaic since 1998. After the glass mosaic was listed in 2003, it was removed from 2005 to 2006 before the gymnasium was demolished and received a new place on the stadium forecourt at the south entrance (Ferdinand-Wilhelm-Fricke-Weg) on ​​a newly created angle support. On April 27, 2006, the Mayor of Hanover Herbert Schmalstieg made the ceremonial public approval of the Glassmosaic Sport at his new location in good time before the 2006 football World Championship in 2006. The glass mosaic has a glass area of ​​almost 200 m² and is one of the most important works of building -bound art in Germany.

Wikipedia: Sport (Eduard Bargheer) (DE)

422 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Gilde Parkbühne

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Gilde Parkbühne

The Gilde Parkbühne Hannover is an open-air venue in Hanover, Germany. It is located in the Sportpark Hannover in the Calenberger Neustadt district, but its urban part is a few kilometres away. Directly neighboring residential areas of the Parkbühne are Ricklingen and Linden-Süd.

Wikipedia: Gilde Parkbühne Hannover (DE), Website

1116 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 9: Mahnmal am Bahnhof Fischerhof

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Mahnmal am Bahnhof Fischerhof

The memorial at Fischerhof station in Hanover is a memorial for the victims of National Socialism donated by the Lower Saxony Association of German Sinti e. V. In contrast to the memorial for the murdered Jews of Hanover on the central Opernplatz, for example, the comparatively modest memorial stone "For all persecuted persons of National Socialism" has been erected. The location of the somewhat remote memorial in the Linden-Süd district is the junction of Elise-Meyer-Allee shortly before the entrance to the former Fischerhof train station.

Wikipedia: Mahnmal am Bahnhof Fischerhof (DE)

589 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 10: Mädchen mit Fischen

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Girl with Fish, also known as the Fish Fountain, is the name of a fountain on Friedrich-Ebert-Platz in Hanover, Ricklingen. It is named after a girl with four water-spouting fish. She holds two of them in her arms, two others lie at her feet and spew out a jet of water each.

Wikipedia: Mädchen mit Fischen (DE)

1780 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 11: Masch Lake

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The Masch Lake is an artificial river situated south of the city centre of Hanover, the capital of Lower Saxony, Germany. Spanning an area of 78 hectares, it is the largest body of water within Hanover and a popular recreation area as well as venue for numerous water sports.

Wikipedia: Maschsee (EN)


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