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Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany (Mitte)
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Ranked #5 of 34 attractions in Hannover
Type: Bodies of Water
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London, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This lake is used by locals to learn how to sail. Its also right next to the modern art museum. A good meeting point, but very overcrowded (no place to sit) and ever so noisy with kids screaming everywhere. Ice cream and hot dogs the only refreshment available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I spend my childhood here in Hannover and many great times on the Maschsee Lake! It's still a beautiful place to relax , I especially enjoy the parks where you can take long walks and find many Biergarten to have a refreshment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

very nice lake on a summers day when we were there, nice boat trip worth a visit and not that far a walk from town centre, look out for the huge carp in the lake take some bread with you and watch the carp compete with the ducks for the bread !!!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I love visiting the Maschsee - it's a wonderful oasis in the city of Hannover. Although the city is filled with trees and parks, it's nice to have a body of water nearby, especially as Hannover is quite far inland. I'd highly recommend getting a glass of beer or wine from the restaurant cafe near the lake, and then sitting... More

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Miami Beach
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5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Love taking a stroll around the lake. There are lots of ducks, swans and these huge carp! Suggest getting a nice cream come from Movenpick!

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

It was quite warm when I was visited this lake. It's very nice to have a big lake in the centre of Hannover where you can take a rest after walking around. It's such a place for everyone doing their activities like, practicing with dragon boat, taking a dog for a walk, watching the big fishes in the lake or... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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59 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The lake is used for all kinds of water sports, like dragon boat races. You can see some big Koi karpers in the left most corner, awaiting to be fed, just near the impressive Nazi-art statue for the Olympics in 1936. The swastika has been removed. You can use a boat ferry to get across the lake. It has been... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The Maschsee is one of the most beautiful places in Hannover! Its very big and its perfect for long walks or jogging or just chilling!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We went to Maschsee to visit Maschsee Fest, its so crowded but also fun. A lot of and drink and also band performance. We really enjoy the view, its really good in summer.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The “Maschesee” is Hannover’s city lake (established 1936) and a great escape from the city hustle and bustles. On weekends as well as in summer the city seems to meet there. A lot of folk is walking, cycling, running and inline skating as well as sun bathing around the lake. It takes about an hour to walk once around, the... More

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