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Address: Ernst-August-Platz 8 | Hannover Tourist Office, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)511-12345 111

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Easiest way to explore the city in a short time

It's an alternative for the guided walking tours in the city. The booklet explains things about the city like a guide. Just keep an eye on the book for the pictures of the places... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 15, 2016
Nithish R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

It's an alternative for the guided walking tours in the city. The booklet explains things about the city like a guide. Just keep an eye on the book for the pictures of the places you are looking out for. Otherwise, you may miss something.

Thank Nithish R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Bravo for the attempt. Buy the Red Thread book and get started! A great activity for Monday when ALL the museums are closed. Suggestion: The booklet's narrative needs more beta testing performed by strangers to Hannover. It can be much like a riddle. I never did find several sites like the stock exchange; the Aegidientor; or the Gottingen Seven memorial... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I've visited a lot of European cities, Hannover's Red Thread is unique and easy to navigate the towns tourist attractions. Completely self guided, make your way to the tourist office near the Hauptbahnhof and purchase the guide book for €2. You will then have the city at your feet.

Thank Russell S
Hannut, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

Wonderful and easy walking along the red line allows really to see The most famous places of Hannover

Thank Magdalenaszymanska
Newport, S.wales
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2015

Bought the little guide book at the tourist office,(€3) opposite the Hauptbahnhof and conveniently this is where one starts the tour. Its such a great idea but the line really needs to be repainted each year. there were some confusing gaps. One especially outside the Rathaus where due to repaving we lost track of it for some time and missed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Do this first. This tour is really great. It is easy to follow and orients you well. Well worth €3 for the guide. Some sights along the way are better than others, but the guide helps point otherwise unknown cool points. A must do for families or solo travelers.

1 Thank Trent B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I took four hours to walk around...the city is so beautiful. Even sometimes I lost the thread half way...with the guide of the the book makes it clear. Also first time solo travel.

Thank Cheryl L
Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2014

While in the tourist information asking about the best sites to see in the city and the possibility of free walking tours I was recommended to spend €3 on a small guide book. You start outside the tourist information center and then move about according to instructions in the book. When you reach a number on the footpath you look... More 

5 Thank backwardswords
Soenderborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Tinaoe
Horsham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Kirsty K

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