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Hannover City Hall (Rathaus)

Am Maschpark, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
0511/1-68-53-33
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Ranked #1 of 36 Attractions in Hannover
Type: Government Buildings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The elevator up to the cupola is really interesting, angled at 17 degrees and the views from the top of the cupola are amazing. The 'through the ages' floor plans of the city are particularly well done.

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Not really a lot to do here but admire the beautiful architecture from the outside then go inside to see 4 amazing models of Hannover. They depict the city in the 1600's, then 1939, 1945, and today. It doesn't take long but is definately worth looking at.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The elevator that goes around a curve to the top of the Rathaus. The view from there is breathtaking. Hannover has many nice green places.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a world-class place to visit. It takes awile to get to the top, but the view around Hannover, one of Germany's nicest, and most thoughtfully reconstructed cities, is brilliant. But just as impressive are the four miniature recreations of Hannover in the lobby, at four periods of time. Perhaps as much as anything I've seen in Germany during... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The only curved lift in Europe... and what a view from the top. The scenery is spectacular and the garden outside is just marvelous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The dome view, the marble interior, the model displays of the city all were fantastic. Nothing to dislike here!

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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Loved every minute spent here. it cost 3 euros to go up the elevator to view the whole of the city.it is well worth it. The elevator on its own is an experience. An amazing view from the topmost floor. if i was a man, i would probably propose to my partner here.. wink, wink, i guess i just gave... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

we have walked it around in the evening hours, nice park with large lake in the backyard. in the park we met a few partying groups and a pair who were veeeery close to each other

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The building looks quite impressive from the outside. It is big and toll. Unfortunately at the moment there are some reconstruction work going on in front of the building but still you can enjoy it. Inside you can see 4 small copy objects of the city during some famous moments of its existence (like how it looked after WWII bombarding).... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Near a small lake, the City Hall is a very enjoyable building. Inside is not that much beautiful but it has 4 city models showing the history of the city. You can go to terrace via elevator to have the city view. Elevator costs 3 Euro for adults and 2 Euro for students etc.

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