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Address: Osterstrasse | Mitte, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49-511-32-69-16

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Most powerful memorial in Hannover

By far my favorite spot as a tourist in the city. The memorial to Hannover's afflictions and reminders of WWII is brilliantly powerful and a must visit. The remaining... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

By far my favorite spot as a tourist in the city. The memorial to Hannover's afflictions and reminders of WWII is brilliantly powerful and a must visit. The remaining architecture and relative accessibility makes it a great stop on a walking tour through the city. We stopped and reflected on its history each time we walked by.

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Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As others have noted this church was partially restored after severe damage in WW2 and now sits quietly in a residential neighbourhood just off a main intersection not far from the station. You can quickly figure out what happened here just by walking around in the quiet. Immediate thoughts were drawn to how many residents of the area must have... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

If you visited the Rathaus or town hall, this is a skip and jump from there and a must see. You'll only spend maybe 15 minutes here but you'll be reminded of the sacrifices that were made for peace. It's a wonderful memorial to the WWII warriors. It was bombed during WWII and the roof is no longer there and... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Best memorial i've ever seen so far, completes the picture of the city, and you can follow the red line to get a full tour for free

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Chatham, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Perhaps the most interesting place in Hannover. Could spend more time there just sitting and contemplating the faults of human nature. Very moving.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

A great memorial and amazing place for reflection and contemplation. Take time out to visit this wonderful place.

Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

This church has lost it's roof and stands as a memorial to the dead of two world wars. It is very peaceful despite being a stone's throw from the Rathaus

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Pompeii, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

I saw the church at day time during the tour of the city but it impressed me on Saturday night, on Easter eve , when a lot of people were standing outside holding lit candles and praying. Someone offered me and my husband and we shared this experience with gratitude and emotion. It's a pity I can't speak German

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

I stumbled upon this old church. It was so cool because they left everything as it was after being bombed.

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Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

Very touching place in the middle of Hannover, not far from City hall. A reminder of war and its victims, a place to stay for a moment during the walk and to think about peace for everybody, not just Christians. It is situated very conveniently on the way from the railway station to museums and city hall.

Thank Anna F

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