See what moving to Hannover (Hanover) can offer!
The capital city of the federal state of Lower Saxony in Germany is called Hannover. The city was the principal residence of the Hannoverian Kings of Great Britain, under their title of dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg and it was later enlarged to become the capital of the Kingdom of Hannover. Hannover was also the capital of the administrative area known as Hannover Region and since 2001 it has become part of the Hannover district.
Hannover is now a major centre in northern Germany and is famous because of the annually trade fairs that are hosted there, such as CeBIT and the Hannover Fair and also for hosting the second most largest Ocktoberfest in the world named Oktoberfest Hannover. It also host the world largest marksmen festival Schützenfest Hannover and in 2000 it hosted the world fair Expo 2000.
The largest fairground in the world is at Hannover and the city has a national importance due to its universities, medical school, its big zoo and an international airport. Hannover is an important crossing point of railway lines and highways; therefore it plays a major role in connecting European main lines in East-West and also in North-South direction.
When visiting Hannover, one of the most renowned sigh is the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen. The palace was destroyed and is currently under reconstruction while the Great Garden displays an exquisite baroque style, being one of the most important European gardens in this style. While visiting there, some other note worthy sights are the Grotto, designed by Niki de Saint-Phalle which was a French artist, the Orangerie, the Gallery Building and the two pavilions. At the centre of the Nouveau Jardin , in the Great Garden, stands Europe’s highest garden fountain. Another important part of the Great Garden is the Great Ground, which is one of the most popular places in the garden alongside the Nouveau Jardin.
Other beautiful and famous places to visit are the Berggarden which is an important European botanical garden which also has the first tropical aquarium in Germany, named the Sea Life Centre Hannover; and the English landscape garden the Georgengarden which has the Leibniz Temple and the Georgen Palace.
The New Town Hall is the landmark of Hannover. There is an observation deck which you can reach by a worldwide unique diagonal/arch elevator. Also in the New Town Hall you can find four scale models of the city.
Hannover has one of the most spectacular zoos in Europe, called the Hannover Zoo, which received the Park Scout Award in 2009/10 for the fourth year running and is considered one of the best zoos in Germany. The zoo has several themed areas such as Meyers Farm, Gorilla-Mountain, Jungle Palace, Sambesi and Mullewapp. There are also some smaller areas such as Australia, the allegedly swimming area with various seabirds and the wooded area for wolves. You can also find there a jungle house, a tropical house and a show arena. In 2010, the Yukon Bay area opened presenting a Canadian theme.
There are many more interesting places to visit such as the Old Town with its Market Church, the Waterloo Column, the Hannover Playhouse, the Cupola Hall of the Congress Centre, the Garten Church and also specially designed Bus stops and the Maschsee Lake and the city forest named Eilenriede which is among the largest in Europe.
One of the most famous places to go in Hannover is the fairgrounds. Some of the sights on the fairground are the EXPO Roof which is the largest wooden roof in the world and the Hermes tower measuring up to 88.8m height.
Regarding regular events, the city host one of the largest Spring Festivals in Europe, the Ocktoberfest; the Maschsee Festival that occurs around the Maschsee Lake and the Great Garden is becomes the home of the International Fireworks Competition and the International Festival Weeks Harrenhause every year.
There are also many more festivals that you mustn’t lose such as the Autumn Festival, the Harley Days and the Steintor Festival. For you to properly enjoy all that Hannover has to offer a good idea is to move there. To do that Europe Remove can help.
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