Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #9 in Hanover, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 17 sights
Distance 9.1 km
Ascend 119 m
Descend 119 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: Synagoge in der Haeckelstraße

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Synagoge in der Haeckelstraße

The synagogue in Haeckelstraße in Hanover is the synagogue of the Jewish community of Hanover. The location of the sacred building, which was built in the early 1960s as part of the Jewish Community Center Haeckelstraße, is Haeckelstraße 10 in the Bult district with reference to Freundallee.

Wikipedia: Synagoge in der Haeckelstraße (DE)

341 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Kurt-Schumacher-Kaserne

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The Kurt Schumacher Barracks in Hanover is a barracks of the Bundeswehr and was the headquarters of the 1st Panzer Division until 2015. It is named after the former SPD party chairman Kurt Schumacher and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Kurt-Schumacher-Kaserne (DE)

1441 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 3: Nazarethkirche

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

The Nazareth Church is one of two churches of the Evangelical Lutheran Südstadt parish in the Südstadt district of Hanover, Germany.

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

248 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Struckmeier-Brunnen

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The Struckmeier fountain in Hanover is a listed fountain in the Südstadt district. The location is the Sallstrasse corner small Düwelstraße.

Wikipedia: Struckmeier-Brunnen (DE)

314 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Bethlehemskirche

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The Bethlehem Chapel in Hanover is a sacred building built at the end of the 19th century in Hanover's Südstadt, which is now a listed building. The building, built in 1887 at Große Barlinge 35, is set back from the street. The congregation, founded in 1885, belongs to the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Wikipedia: Bethlehemkapelle (Hannover) (DE), Website, Heritage Website, Youtube

502 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Commedia Futura

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Commedia Futura is an independent theatre based in the Eisfabrik art and culture centre in the Südstadt district of Hanover. Since its founding in 1982, more than 50 experimental, multimedia in-house productions have been created. They use elements of spoken theatre as well as dance, music and video playbacks.

Wikipedia: Commedia Futura (DE), Website

616 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: 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)

188 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: 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)

367 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: 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

767 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 10: Stadtbibliothek Hannover

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Stadtbibliothek Hannover

The Hanover City Library is a public library in Hanover, Germany. It includes the central city library on Hildesheimer Straße, 17 district libraries and a mobile library with a book bus. It is integrated into the Hanover city administration as the City Library Department in Department VII - Education and Culture.

Wikipedia: Stadtbibliothek Hannover (DE), Website

808 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 11: Sprengel Museum

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

Sprengel Museum is a museum of modern art in Hanover, Lower Saxony, holding one of the most significant collections of modern art in Germany. It is located in a building situated adjacent to the Masch Lake approximately 150 metres (490 ft) south of the state museum. The museum opened in 1979, and the building, designed by Peter and Ursula Trint and Dieter Quast, was extended in 1992.

Wikipedia: Sprengel Museum (EN), Website

204 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Fackelträger

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The Torchbearer Column in Hanover is a listed stele with the figure of a torchbearer. The location is the north shore of the Maschsee, on Kurt-Schwitters-Platz named after Kurt Schwitters in the Hanover district of Südstadt.

Wikipedia: Fackelträger-Säule (DE)

204 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Ehrenfriedhof am Maschsee-Nordufer

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Ehrenfriedhof am Maschsee-Nordufer

The cemetery on the bank of the Maschsee in Hanover is a cemetery-protected cemetery in honor of the 526 prisoners of war and concentration camp prisoners of various nationalities, including 154 citizens of the former Soviet Union, who murdered on April 6, 1945 by members of the Gestapo control center in Hanover were. While these war end crimes of the Nazis were to serve to cover up injustice and cruelty, the creation of the honor cemetery on the Arthurian bank on the north bank of the Maschsee was deliberately chosen a central inner-city location behind the new town hall.

Wikipedia: Ehrenfriedhof am Maschsee-Nordufer (DE)

339 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: Maschpark

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Maschparkde:Benutzer:Axel Hindemith / Copyrighted free use

The Maschpark in Hanover's Mitte district is a 10-hectare park south of the old town. It was built around 1900 and was the first municipal park in Hanover. The complex has not changed its original form and is a testimony to German garden art at the end of the 19th century. In the north, the Maschpark is bordered by the Friedrichswall. Between Maschteich and Friedrichswall, the New Town Hall was completed in 1913.

Wikipedia: Maschpark (DE)

1178 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 15: 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 16: 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 17: 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)


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