"Welcome to HANNOVER" Hannover by Leipzig

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Hannover, situated on the Leine River, was chartered in 1241 and had not played a big role until 1386 when the city joined the Hanseatic League. In 17th century the town became residence of the British royal family. Hannover was badly damaged in World War II and many modern structures were erected next to several old reconstructed buildings.
Today, Hannover has 520,000 inhabitants, is capital of Lower Saxony and an important economic centre - is annual industrial trade fair is world's largest trade fair.

To be honest, before I visited Hannover in order to attend the VT meeting, I was quite sceptic about this town. I was told that the town does not have much to offer. Being there I had the honor to be guided through the city by some locals (VT member nepalgoods and her partner) and was totally surprised that there are a lot of nice corners.

Nice and helpful website:http://www.stadtrundgang.hannover.de/index.html

  • Last visit to Hannover: Mar 2003
  • Intro Updated Feb 22, 2005
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  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Jul 12, 2005 at 7:51 AM

    This is a really exellent page about Hannover!

  • HotelMan's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2005 at 2:33 AM

    I learned a lot about my adoptive hometown. Good stuff here, Christian. All of your pages are excellent, as a matter of fact! -- Mark

  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2004 at 10:06 AM

    Very nice tips on this most Hochdeutsch of Cities.

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2004 at 6:13 PM

    hmm, the liquid meals look gooooood, betcha had a lot of fun ^..^

  • Feb 11, 2004 at 1:43 AM

    Hannover is indeed beautiful! Great page on my favourite town!

  • Madschick's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2004 at 10:07 AM

    Bin bislang immer nur durch Hannover durchgefahren... Der Flohmarkt würde mich reizen!!! Hab von Leuten gehört, die mit der U-Bahn nicht klar kamen, das scheint aber weniger an der U-Bahn gelegen zu haben...

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2004 at 3:33 AM

    Many new tips since I last visited two months ago - great update, Chrisi! Your travellogues are special!!

  • shrimp56's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2004 at 4:50 AM

    Wonderful page -- the Aegidienkirke is amazing inside too! Love your new passport picture :)))

  • Henkster's Profile Photo
    Dec 15, 2003 at 7:24 AM

    Kennst du dieses dicke Polyglott-Buch "Wo Deutschland am schoensten ist?" - darin ist Hannover nicht einmal erwaehnt...

  • Janni67's Profile Photo
    Nov 4, 2003 at 1:53 AM

    "Ihme" means a wonder in Finnish ;) Nice page.

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