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Entertainment for Every Mood on the Maschsee Lake

There is a picturesque Maschsee Lake just 500 meters from the train station in the center of Hanover. It was artificially created in the 30s of the 20th century on the site of a swamp. The lake has an area of almost 1 square kilometer. Entertainments corresponding to any preferences are waiting for you on its 6-meters shore. You can soak up the sandy beach, walk, run, or ride a bike, skateboard or roller skates.
Within walking distance of the Hannover Central Station is the unique design Hotel Loccumer Hof. It was designed with the direct input and participation of its owner. Its bright and … Open
There is a sports and wellness center here. It is open all year round. You can take a boat ride on any summer day. It leaves the wharf every hour. You will also have the opportunity to take a romantic trip to the lake late in the evening. You will be able to admire its surroundings, for which bright lighting is provided.
The Sprengel Museum is located near Maschsee Lake. You can rent a boat, yacht or catamaran for 6 euros here or on Altenbekener Damm Street. You can ride on the water surface for half an hour. There are sailing and kayaking clubs on the lake. You can also visit the canoe club. If you like surfing or other extreme water sports, then you will definitely not be bored here. If you come here in August, you will be able to attend a three-week festival. You will watch concert and theater performances here. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
For many years now, the Kastens Hotel Luisenhof has been especially popular among wealthy guests of Hannover. It is the most upscale and prestigious hotel in the city occupying an … Open

Visit Hannover Adventure Zoo

There is an Erlebnis-Zoo Hannover adventure zoo in the city. It was founded in 1865. The zoo is located at 3 Adenauerallee. It is open every day from 9 am to 6 pm in the summer. The park is open to visitors from 10 am to 4 pm in the winter. You will pay 26.50 euros for the entrance ticket. You will see 3 thousand of its inhabitants here. They live in spacious enclosures. The conditions are close to nature here. You'll see the daytime show. You will also observe how the animals are fed.
Hannover Rathaus All the fences are well camouflaged. Therefore, you will feel that you are in wild nature. The zoo is divided into 7 thematic zones. The 5-kilometer route passes through them. You will enjoy the scenery of the banks of the Yukon River and look at the wolves, bison, and caribou in the Canadian theme park "Yukon Bay". You will also take a boat trip on the artificial Zambezi River, admiring the African savanna with giraffes, rhinos, flamingos, hippos, lions, meerkats and pelicans, and participate in summer sledding races.
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There are for fans of the traditions of past centuries, several attractive hotels in Hannover that will be interesting to visit. One of such is the Central-Hotel Kaiserhof, located opposite … Open
You will also visit an exhibition called "Underwater World". You will be in the "Jungle Palace ". Tigers, monkeys, leopards, and snakes live here. You will see wombats, kangaroos, wallabies, and emus in the Australian zone. You will also admire various birds. They live in a house, similar to a pub. You will reach the highest point of the zoo called "Gorilla Mountain". There is a waterfall here.

View Hanover from the Top of the Tower of Marienburg Castle

If you like to visit medieval buildings, then go to Marienburg Castle. It is the former summer residence of the House of Guelph. The castle belongs to the grandson of King George V. It is built on a hill, which is located 20 kilometers from Hannover. The castle is open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm during the warm months. You can visit it from 11 am to 4 pm during the cold season. You will take bus number 300, reach the Marienburg- Abzweig -Nord stop and walk 2 kilometers to reach it.
Some hotels in Hannover have a particularly romantic setting. Maritim Grand Hotel being one such, is very popular among couples. Its double rooms are decorated in a romantic style and … Open
You will admire the beauty of the facades and look at the towers that have unusual shapes. You will walk through 140 halls and rooms accompanied by a guide. A tour of Marienburg costs 9 euros. If you pay another 4 euros, you will get an additional half-hour tour. You will climb the main tower during it. The observation deck is equipped here. A superb view of the city opens from this deck.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Hannover
♥   Restaurant 'Schlossküche Herrenhausen' Herrenhausen. Type - International. 3.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant '5th Avenue' Hannover-List. Type - International. 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'da Vinci' Hannover-Döhren. Type - Italian. 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Titus' Hannover-Döhren. Type - Classic French. 4.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gallo Nero' Hannover-Buchholz. Type - Italian. 5.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Hannover
♥   Castle 'Marienburg Castle' , 22.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Landestrost Castle' , 23.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Celle Castle' , 36.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ahlden Castle' , 44.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Erichsburg' , 61.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Hannover and around
♥   Art museum 'Lower Saxony State Museum' Hanover, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Sprengel Museum' Hanover, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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