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Hannover City Hall (Rathaus)

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Address: Am Maschpark, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 0511/1-68-53-33
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Mon - Thu 7:15 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 7:15 am - 4:00 pm

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Great Place for Relaxing

For us that very seldom experience green open space, this place is so great to spend with your family. They have small ponds and you can feed the ducks. You also can enjoy the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

For us that very seldom experience green open space, this place is so great to spend with your family. They have small ponds and you can feed the ducks. You also can enjoy the mini Hannover inside the Rathaus. They have small parks outside so your children also can enjoy themselves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This building is beautiful - inside and out. We went about half an hour before they closed the inside but that was plenty of time to look at the beautiful architecture - and its free! You can literally wander around, upstairs and down and along the lovely mezzanine floors looking down into the foyer area. This area has three complete... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chanced upon this whilst wandering and were blown away by the views from the top of the dome - and the lift ride up! This is worth a visit only €3 a head. There are stairs involved, about 4 flights. Choose your day as the views of the surrounding area are worth it. The 2nd lift (inside the skins... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't go into the rathaus, but the exterior and the setting was fantastic,it's set in a beautiful little Park but a stones throw from the busy city, the weather when we were there was hot! So it was an ideal place to spend an hour or so just relaxing in the shade and taking in the surroundings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning architecture inside and out. Free to the public and open 7 days a week (check website for hours). Located on the first floor are 4 different representations of Hannover from 1600's to the present day which was very interesting to see. View from the top is stunning!

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Thank Kristen M
Orange Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gorgeous piece of architecture sitting by a lake. It's free to the public and the inside is just as beautiful as it is on the outside. Has 4 scale models of Hannover pre and post WWII (1865, 1939, 1945 and present day). Lots of marble, crystal chandeliers... Gorgeous. You can also go to the top of the building... More 

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Thank ukienomad
Potsdam, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth popping in. It is beautiful and has a model of the city c 1939. It would have been even more beautiful. The lift is unique in that it curves along the inside of the copper dome. This changes your balance a bit but that is all. The views are pretty stunning, worth the €3.

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Thank Beckybumbledrop
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting free exhibition inside on the growth, bombing and subsequent rebuilding of Hannover. Stunning views from the top of the dome - well worth the 3Euro lift fee

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A historic part of Hannover. Its architecture is absolutely stunning and the view shouldn't be missed. You'll get to see the replica of Hannover before, during, and after the war and present day Hannover. Do not go here and miss going to the top. It is only €3 for adults and €2.50 for students... CHEAP! The ride to the top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I went to the city hall and it seems there is nothing in the interior. However, when you go up to the top and see the city view, you would not regret coming to the city hall. The ticket for the visit to the top must be purchased at the ground floor of city hall. There is 360 degrees view... More 

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