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“Exquisite building......” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hannover City Hall (Rathaus)

Hannover City Hall (Rathaus)
Ranked #2 of 123 things to do in Hannover
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Exquisite building......”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2012 via mobile

During a day trip to Hanover we picked up a book from the tourist information centre for 3 EUR that details the red line walking tour. We would recommend this as an absolute must on a visit to the city as you get to see sooo much and at whichever pace you choose. One such place on the tour is the new town hall. What a fantastic building this is. Great as well that you can enter for free. The inside (for us) did not live up to the expectations of the building on the outside but there are 4 models of Hanover which provide a fascinating insight into how the city has changed. The 4 models are from the early days, just before WWII, just after WWII and then present day. It was interesting to see the buildings that still stand and are part of the red line tour. We did not go to the top (our mistake as we did not realise as otherwise we would have taken this extra trip) it was a nice day so the view would have been good. We did go into the gardens and walked around the lake and then to the football stadium. We had a great time and although this review is mainly about the new town hall, don't forget to do the red line walk :-)

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“nice place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

it is an old building and a nice park is placed in front of it, if you are lucky, in good weather you can see lots of peoples and couples bribes and grooms there :D

Visited August 2012
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“Well worth seeing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012

Go to the top of the dome - it's worth it for the fabulous views and not too many stairs (lift in dome)

Visited August 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012

Pomp and Circumstance. The British certainly know how! Even though it was held at a German establishment. Thank you for having us.

Visited June 2012
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“Great view over Hannover”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

The Neues Rathaus in Hannover is a beautiful large building next to Maschsee. It's set in a lovely park which is nice to read and relax in. Inside the Rathaus, there are models of Hannover over different time periods which are very interesting to see how the city has developed, this is also free to see! My favourite part of this building however is visiting the top, for a small fee (3euros, or 2euros for students and OAP's) you get the best view possible over Hannover. You ascend in a lift which is at a 15deegree angle inside the dome of the Rathaus and the floor and ceiling of the lift is glass yo you can see the curve perfectly. We were lucky enough to have good weather when I went which meant that we could see for miles! This is a definite must if you're visiting Hannover :)

Visited August 2012
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