Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #8 in Hanover, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 22 sights
Distance 10 km
Ascend 102 m
Descend 110 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: 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 2: 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)

267 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Cella St. Benedikt

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Cella St. Benedikt

The Cella Sankt Benedikt is a branch of the Roman Catholic Benedictine Abbey of Königsmünster in Meschede, Hanover. It is located in an apartment building from the Wilhelminian period. In 2022, three monks belonged to the monastery.

Wikipedia: Cella Sankt Benedikt (DE), Website

279 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: 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 5: 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 6: 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)

755 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 7: St. Marien

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

St. Mary's is a Roman Catholic parish church in Hanover, Germany. The church, named after Mary, is located at Marschnerstraße 30 and belongs to the parish of St. Maria in the Hanover deanery of the Diocese of Hildesheim.

Wikipedia: St. Marien (Hannover-Nordstadt) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

729 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 8: Lutherkirche

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The Luther Church in Hanover is a Protestant church that has also been used as a youth church since 2006. The building was built between 1895 and 1898 as the last of the three large Nordstadt church buildings by Rudolph Eberhard Hillebrand on an almost triangular building plot in the centre of the Nordstadt. With its two mighty spires, surrounded by several side helmets, the church offered an imposing sight until shortly before the end of the war, of which little remains today.

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

798 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 9: 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 10: 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 11: 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)

316 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 12: Lavesbrücke

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The Laves Bridge in the Welfengarten in Hanover is one of originally two pedestrian bridges in the Welfengarten in the Nordstadt. The bridges were constructed in 1843–46 with the participation of the leading architect of the Kingdom of Hanover – Georg Ludwig Friedrich Laves – to cross the former Graft. The bridge was built during the existence of Montbrillant Castle, the predecessor of the Guelph Castle.

Wikipedia: Lavesbrücke im Welfengarten (DE)

16 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 13: 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)

446 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 14: Johann Gerhard Helmcke

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The Helmcke Monument in Hanover honours the master baker and grain merchant Johann Gerhard Helmcke (1750–1824), who saved Herrenhäuser Allee in the Georgengarten from deforestation at the beginning of the 19th century. The location of the monument is Nienburger Straße in the Georgengarten at the level of Schneiderberg Street at the corner of the Franziusinstitut.

Wikipedia: Helmcke-Denkmal (DE)

406 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: 20. Geburtstag Kronprinz Georg von Hannover 1839

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The Georgsstein in Hanover and the associated Georgseichen in the Georgengarten date back to the time of the Kingdom of Hanover. The trees with memorial stones were planted in 1839 on the 20th birthday of the heir to the throne, George of Hanover, on the western edge of the lawn oval in front of the Georgenpalais.

Wikipedia: Georgseichen (Hannover) (DE)

110 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 16: 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.

Wikipedia: Wilhelm Busch Museum (EN), Website, Facebook

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Sight 17: Georgenpalais

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

The Georgenpalais is a palace in the Georgengarten in Hanover, Germany. The palace was built between 1780 and 1782 by master builder Tänzel and was initially part of the Wallmodengärten as Wallmodenpalais or Wallmodenschlösschen. The client for the construction was Count Johann Ludwig von Wallmoden-Gimborn, who laid the foundation stone for today's Georgengarten with his plans.

Wikipedia: Georgenpalais (DE)

988 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 18: ehem. Gerhard-Uhlhorn-Kirche

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ehem. Gerhard-Uhlhorn-Kirche

The Gerhard-Uhlhorn-Kirche is a former Evangelical Lutheran church in the Hanoverian district of Linden-Nord. The building is now used as a student dormitory.

Wikipedia: Gerhard-Uhlhorn-Kirche (DE)

1351 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 19: Stadtteilfriedhof Fössefeld

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The Fössefeld District Cemetery in Hanover, also known as the Fössefeld City Cemetery or Garrison Cemetery, is a former military cemetery established in the 19th century, which was also used by the local population of the (today) Hanover district of Limmer for the burial of their relatives The location of the listed cemetery complex with its approximately 1.3 hectares and numerous war graves and memorials is the Friedhofstraße at the corner of Limmerstraße between the Junction of Wunstorfer Straße and the Fösse stream.

Wikipedia: Stadtteilfriedhof Fössefeld (DE)

967 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 20: Stadtteilfriedhof Limmer alt

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The Limmer Cemetery in Hanover is a cemetery in the Hanover district of Limmer, which was laid out in the 19th century and is now a listed building. The small, 0.89-hectare green area is located outside the old village on Harenberger Straße, not far from the Linden harbour lock.

Wikipedia: Stadtteilfriedhof Limmer alt (DE)

661 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 21: St. Nikolai

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The St. Nikolai Church in Hanover is a listed hall church building and belongs to the Evangelical Lutheran parish of the same name in Hanover-Limmer. The church, named after Nicholas of Myra, is located at Sackmannstraße 26 in the Limmer district.

Wikipedia: St.-Nikolai-Kirche (Limmer) (DE), Website

533 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 22: Wasserkunst

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The Wasserkunst in Hannover-Herrenhausen is a historical system for the conveyance, lifting and guiding of water, which was created to provide water with the required pressure in the required quantity for the operation of the Great Fountain in the Great Garden.

Wikipedia: Wasserkunst Herrenhausen (DE)


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