City of EXPO 2000

With the EXPO 2000 in Hanover was the first time in history a EXPO held in Germany. Under its motto "human-nature-technology" she offered solutions to the current problems in environment and development. Today even the EXPO PARK HANOVER is a high technology park which Interesting company, service, higher education institutions and event locations have settled. It hosts a number of concerts, exhibitions and various events. Information, please visit: http://expo-park-hannover.eu

The Green City

Nestled by the Lower Saxony mountains and foothills of the Weserbergland Hannover is situated in the valley line, whose eponymous river runs through the city in a roundabout way. But not only the green and spacious surroundings of the city, but the myriad of public green spaces give Hanover the charming name "The Green City". And rightly so. The green islands cover about 11 percent of the total urban area. It includes only near the center of the city forest "Eilenriede" size of 650 hectares and is known as the "green lung" of the city. By comparison, the Central Park in New York only covers an area of 340 hectares. Another highlight and one of the cultural centers of Hanover is the 78-acre Maschsee in the heart of the city. In addition to numerous sports and recreational opportunities to the Maschsee transformed once a year to one of the largest public streets in Germany, the "Maschseefest". A varied entertainment and gastronomy pulls every year about two million people.

City of Gardens

The state capital is also known as the "City of Gardens" known. But the rest of the Tourism Region Hannover is characterized by many small and large "green oasis" from. The spectrum ranges from baroque gardens, parks with versatile modern spa gardens to quiet city park - boundless recreation in the midst of colorful flower beds and under shady trees. Ideal for a picnic. Was also inter alia on the little ones with the "Park of the Senses" thought. Well worth a visit.

International Fair City since 1947

The exhibition center in Hannover, with 466,100 m² of exhibition space, 58,000 m² open space, 26 halls and pavilions, the largest exhibition center in the world.

Besides the distinct architecture make the convention center with 35 rooms and halls, glassed-in areas and various green and quiet zones atmosphere for a relaxed yet productive. Plzen hosts more than 30 trade fairs among others Domotex, ABF, CeBIT, Hannover Messe, Ligna, Emo, Biotechnica, Infa, Agritechnica, IAA, Euro Tier ...

The arts and cultural city

The museums in Hannover Tourism Region is varied and could not be varied be: Art, Lower Saxon history, but also treasures from distant cultures and nature can in Hannover at the Sprengel Museum, in Lower Saxony State Museum, the History Museum, and admired the Wilhelm Busch Museum be. Cultural Highlights of Hanover are the "Long After the Theatre" and the "Festival Theatre forms" that lead the visitor on a journey through several venues to as many different ensembles to give a chance to showcase their skills. In addition, numerous stages throughout the year offer a varied program. Among the best known, the theater in Hanover, the Ballhof that Cumberlandsche stage, the new theater and theater are at Aegi. However, Hannover is also known for its many smaller theaters, which are distributed over the whole city and shape the cultural and modern feel of the city. In its classic form, the opera house located in the center of the city to dance and ballet performances of the Lower Saxony State Theatre. For guests who want to explore on your own Hanover, there is the red thread - your personal city guide. The Red Thread is a 4,200 meters long Guideline through downtown Hanover and leads you to 36 architectural, historic and amusing and entertaining attractions in the state capital. Follow the Red Thread and you get new views and insights of Hanover. To this city tour "on your own" is an informative accompanying booklet, in all buildings that you take your walking tour and historical backgrounds are explained. The brochure is available in ten languages at the tourist information.

1974 were placed at the Leibniz river Leine in Hanover three colorful, voluminous "Nana" made of polyester, which were created by the French artist Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002). They became the foundation of the later sculptures along Hanover. The preparation initially led to protest storms, but also brought about the first discussion about art in public street space. Ultimately, they gave the decisive impulse to an intensive debate about art as a form of everyday culture. Niki de Saint Phalle was appointed on 17 November 2000 an honorary citizen of the city of Hanover and bequeathed on November 19, 2000 On this occasion, more than 400 of their works to the Sprengel Museum.

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