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The Red Thread

Address: Hannover Tourist Office | Ernst-August-Platz 8, 30159 Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)511-12345 111
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Ranked #1 of 19 Activities in Hannover
Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Red Thread guides you through different parts of the city and you pass the attractions worth seeing. It took us 2,5 hours - with stop a couple of places. You'll get to see beautiful buildings, water, city center, town hall etc. Really a great way to experience a city. You can follow the line yourself or buy a small... More

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Horsham, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

First time abroad solo so wanted an easy way to see the city and it's sights. Bought the book from Tourist Information for 3 euros and off I went! Easy to follow and a handy guide book, but the line does need to be re-painted as it is abit faint in places. Overall an excellent idea to see the sights... More

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Sequim, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I downloaded the guide in English so I could write on it as I walked the thread and took pictures. It was the perfect way to see a lot when I only had three hours.

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Haacht, Belgium
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203 reviews 203 reviews
113 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Fantastic and relaxing way to see the center of Hannover, just follow the red line on the pavement. For about 95 % you can just follow the thread on the ground and you only have to check your little guide book when a number inside a red circle is shown on the ground. Look the number up in you booklet... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Great way to confidently see a majority of the city solo and/or without a guide. I only had one day to see the city and it's highlights and I feel the 3€ was a great deal. Claims the 3 mi,e walk will only take 2 hours, but I think that is if you make no stops. And why wouldn't you... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The red thread is a great way to see the sights of the city. A nice 3km walk around the city seeing various buildings, parks and attractions. Buy the book from teh tourist centre (available in various languages) as there are a few gaps in the trail (particularly in the modern shopping areas). We did the whole red thread, and... More

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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I thought this was a great way to see the city. I wish I had time to do the two optional sub threads (green and blue). I really felt that this gave a good variety of things to see in the city. The 3 euros for the self guided tour book is well worth it.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
23 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

The red thread tour is basically a 4km red painted line that passes various landmarks through the city and each landmark (Over forty of them) is described in a guide book that can be purchased for €3 from the tourist office. By following the guide and spending time at the various attractions during the way, it is easy and inexpensive... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

The Red thread guide book is a great way to see Hannover. You start by getting the book from the Tourist Office and then follow the red line around the town to the places of interest to visit with explanations given in the book about them. If you have more time and energy you can switch to the extra tour... More

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