) is the major city in Germany
, located some 10 km to the north from Hemmingen
. The capital city Berlin
is in 330 km to the east. According to the latest census, the population of Hanover is about 515,200 people. Many people visit Hanover each year to take a look at its famous zoos and modern art museums.
The nearest airport Hannover (IATA: HAJ) is about 20 km away.
The most popular tourist attractions in Hanover
Hanover Zoo is located in the city centre of Hanover, Germany. The zoo was established on 4 May 1865, and comprises an area of 22 hectares. It contains about 3, 414 animals in 237 species, which are cared for by more than 400 employees in the summer season.
The Sprengel Museum in Hanover houses one of the most significant collections of modern art in Germany. It is located in a building designed by Peter and Ursula Trint (Cologne) and Dieter Quast (Heidelberg) adjacent to the Maschsee. The museum opened in 1979 and was extended in 1992.
The Marktkirche (" The Church on the Marketplace" ) St. Georg and St. Jakobus (" St. George and St. James" ) is the main Lutheran church in Hanover. It was built in the 14th century and, together with the nearby Old Town Hall, is considered the southernmost exemplar of the " North German brick gothic" (Norddeutsche Backsteingotik) architectural style. The roof and the vaults of the naves were destroyed in an air raid in 1943 and rebuilt in to the same plan in 1952. Even though it's been the church of…
The Herrenhausen Gardens (German: Herrenhäuser Gärten), located in Lower Saxony's capital of Hanover are made up of the Great Garden (Großer Garten), the Berggarten, the Georgengarten and the Welfengarten. The gardens are a heritage of the Kings of Hanover.
Kestner-Museum is a museum in Hanover, Germany, founded in 1889. It was renamed " Museum August Kestner" in december 2007 to avoid confusion with the " Kestnergesellschaft" a local art gallery.
The Leineschloss (English: Leine Castle), situated on the Leine in Hanover, Germany, is the former residence of the Hanoverian kings and the current seat of the Landtag of Lower Saxony.
Kronsberg is a tourist attraction, one of the Mountains in Hanover, Germany. It is located: 8. 4 km from Laatzen, 410 km from Hamburg, 740 km from Berlin.
To understand Hanover better you can also take a look at the gallery.