Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #5 in Hanover, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 6.7 km
Ascend 55 m
Descend 63 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: Pelikan-Brunnen

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The Pelican Fountain in Hanover is a translocated and transformed fountain with two pelicans. The water feature dedicated to the owner of Pelikan AG, Fritz Beindorff, is located on Walderseestraße in the Hanover district of List on the edge of the Eilenriede in the Zoo district.

Wikipedia: Pelikan-Brunnen (Hannover) (DE)

1053 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 2: Haus Madsack

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Haus Madsack

The building Walderseestraße 3 in Hanover, also known as Haus Madsack, is a listed villa on the edge of the Eilenriede in the Hanover district of List. The building, which was built by the architect Fritz Höger in the 1920s as a residence for the newspaper publisher Erich Madsack, is characterized by its special quality compared to the surrounding villas.

Wikipedia: Walderseestraße 3 (DE)

183 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Marcus Church

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Marcus Church

St. Mark's Church is an Evangelical Lutheran church building in Hanover-List, Germany. It is the seat of the Superintendent's Office of Hanover-Mitte.

Wikipedia: Markuskirche (Hannover) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

445 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Villa Köhler

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The Villa Köhler in Hanover is a listed villa in the Neo-Renaissance style. It was, among other things, the first residence of the General Field Marshal and later Reich President Paul von Hindenburg in Hanover and was temporarily called, as was his later Hanoverian residence, Villa Hindenburg. Today, the building at Am Holzgraben 1 and Wedekindstraße 14 and 15 in the Oststadt district is used by the construction and housing company Gundlach.

Wikipedia: Villa Köhler (DE)

226 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Wedekindplatz

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Wedekindplatz in Hanover is a square-like extension of Wedekindstraße, which was already laid out in the founding period of the German Empire in the 19th century, and at the same time the star-shaped starting and ending point of the streets Flüggestraße, Drostestraße and In der Steinriede. The square is located on the border of the two districts of List and Oststadt and at the same time forms the almost central centre of a listed building ensemble. The architectural gem is also popularly known as "Little Paris".

Wikipedia: Wedekindplatz (Hannover) (DE)

397 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Apostle Church

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

The Apostle Church in Hanover is the church building of the Evangelical Lutheran Apostle and Mark parish in Hanover, which was consecrated in 1884.

Wikipedia: Apostelkirche (Hannover) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

444 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Körtingbrunnen

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Körtingbrunnen Foto aufgenommen von Benutzer de:Benutzer:Axel Hindemith / Copyrighted free use

The Körtingbrunnen is an ensemble of fountains in the pedestrian zone of the Lister Meile on the corner of Körtingstraße in the Hanover district of List.

Wikipedia: Körtingbrunnen (DE)

299 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Comeniusschule

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

The Comeniusschule in Hanover is a co-educational primary school named after Johann Amos Comenius in the Hanover district of List. The location of the listed school building is Kollenrodtstraße 3 at the Bonifatiusplatz school centre, which was designed as a decorative square for the surrounding Lister Stadtfeld residential district.

Wikipedia: Comeniusschule Hannover (DE), Website, Website

104 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Bonifatiusplatz

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Bonifatiusplatz is a square in the district of List, which belongs to the district of Vahrenwald-List.

Wikipedia: Bonifatiusplatz (Hannover) (DE)

464 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 10: WOK - World of Kitchen

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The WOK – World of Kitchen Museum in Hanover is the first major museum for kitchens in Europe. It was opened on 15 April 2010 in the company building of the former Fehling printing plant in the List district. The museum is run by the WOK-World of Kitchen Museum e. V. association.

Wikipedia: WOK – World of Kitchen Museum (DE), Website

282 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Lukaskirche

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The Lukaskirche is an Evangelical Lutheran church in Hanover-Vahrenwald, Germany.

Wikipedia: Lukaskirche (Hannover) (DE), Website

490 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 12: TCH

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The House of Economic Development in Hanover contains all economic departments of the city and the Hanover region, which in a broader sense deal with economic development and marketing of existing or to be founded companies as well as the region itself. "Under one roof", citizens will find in particular the funding and advisory services of the service providers Hannover Marketing Tourismus (HMTG), Hannover Region Tourismus, Internet GmbH and hannoverimpuls. The location of the house is Vahrenwalder Straße 7 in the Vahrenwald district.

Wikipedia: Haus der Wirtschaftsförderung (Region Hannover) (DE)

818 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 13: Christuskirche

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

The Christuskirche is an Evangelical Lutheran church in Hanover, Germany. It is located in the Nordstadt district northwest of the Klagesmarkt and was built between 1859 and 1864 by Conrad Wilhelm Hase as the residence church of George V. The neo-Gothic brick building is the first new church building in Hanover after 1747 and a model church according to the Eisenach Regulation, a recommendation issued in 1861 for the design of Protestant church buildings, which existed until 1890. As a residence church, the Christuskirche was used only once. However, there is still contact with the former Hanoverian royal family – through the patronage of Ernst August, Prince of Hanover.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Hannover) (DE), Heritage Website

262 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Brüggemannhof

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

The Brüggemannhof in Hanover is a small residential complex built between 1913 and 1924 in several construction phases, which is now a listed building from the time of reform housing construction. The building complex, owned by the Hanoverian housing cooperative Spar- und Bauverein, is located on an irregular, almost three-sided plot, which is bordered on two sides by the streets Am Judenkirchhof and Schloßwender Straße in the Nordstadt district.

Wikipedia: Brüggemannhof (DE)

206 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Gartenhaus

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The Gartenhaus in Hanover is a residential building built around 1820, which is located in the Nordstadt district. It is a testimony to the originally rural settlement outside the former city fortifications of Hanover. The last house of former "garden people" was built as a simple classicist half-timbered building and can be found today at the address Am Judenkirchhof 10/10A. It is the oldest surviving residential building in the district and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Gartenhaus (Hannover) (DE)

184 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: Marstallgebäude

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The Welfenschloss Stables is the residence of the Technical Information Library at the Leibniz University Hannover. It was built in 1863–1867 during the reign of the last Hanoverian king, George V as the royal stables for the Welfenschloss palace.

Wikipedia: Welfenschloss Stables (EN)

225 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 17: Saxon Steed

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Saxon Steed

The list of monuments in Hanover contains a number of selected monuments, memorials, sculptures, artistic objects of sculpture ("street art") and fountains in public spaces, especially in the area of the city center of Hanover. These objects are not congruent with (cultural) monuments within the meaning of the Lower Saxony Monument Protection Act.

Wikipedia: Liste von Denkmälern in Hannover (DE)

265 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 18: Theodor-Lessing-Haus

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The Theodor Lessing House in Hanover is a building of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University of Hanover. Among other things, the listed building houses the Social Sciences Library (FBS) as part of the University Library. The location is Welfengarten 2C in the Nordstadt district.

Wikipedia: Theodor-Lessing-Haus (DE)

332 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 19: 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 Great Garden, the Berggarten and the Georgengarten, it belongs to the Herrenhausen Gardens.

Wikipedia: Welfengarten (DE)


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