Despite its “industrialized” identity, Hanover is full of cultural charms.
A reconstruction of a commercial center, with a handful of old houses left in place.
But in centuries past, Hanover held a key position on the northwest trading route. By the 16th century, it was a kingdom unto itself.
Herrenhausen Gardens are a popular recreational area for Hanoverians.
The gardens are the heritage of the Kings of Hanover and consist of four different gardens. Their history spans over centuries.
Among the four gardens, Great Garden is the grandest and most fascinating. It follows the Baroque style of Versailles.
Resembling a magnificent palace, the New City Hall is Hanover’s landmark.
The construction began in 1901. But it took about 12 years and 10 million Marks (more than 5.1 million Euros) to complete this grandiose project.
It's the mayor residence, and seat of the municipal administration.
Hanover - The Capital of Lower Saxony