For daily errands this is about 1,5 km away Misburg best for. It doesn't matter whether it's about freshly baked breakfast rolls or a delicious dinner in one of the many cozy restaurants. A trip by bike to nearby Misburg is definitely worth it.
Hanover's city center, about 10 km away, attracts with all the cultural possibilities of a state capital. All the sights, theaters and museums, one of the largest city forests in Germany, the largest shooting festival in the world and the Maschsee festival are ideal for a trip to Hanover. The internationally known adventure zoo, which again Parkscout Award in the category “Best Zoo” is always worth a visit.
The Hanover Zoo has undergone a fundamental transformation since the mid-1990s into a modern adventure zoo. Several differently themed areas with the names Zambezi, Jungle Palace, Gorilla Mountain, Meyers Hof, Outback, Mullewapp and Yukon Bay are intended to bring visitors closer to the animals of the world in an environment that is as authentic as possible and at the same time appropriate to the species. There is also a large adventure playground and around 30 shows and show feedings every day.
The Sealife Hanover attracts visitors with over 3500 animals from more than 160 species in 37 fascinating tanks and aquariums. The daily feedings in the aquariums and the entertaining lectures offer a first glimpse into the fascinating underwater world of the seas. You can experience the starfish and crabs up close in the touch pool. Other fascinating highlights are the lush rainforest and elegant sea turtles
One of the most famous Hanover sights is the Herrenhausen Gardens, The Great Garden is an important European baroque garden.
The Berggarten is one of the oldest botanical gardens in Germany with around 12.000 plant species. There is the Tropenhaus, the Kakteen-Schauhäuser, the Orchideen-Schauhaus with one of the largest orchid collections in Europe and the Kanarenhaus.
Events in Hannover
The Shooting Festival Hanover takes place in July on the ten hectare Schützenplatz on the southern edge of the city center. With around 250 showmen, six marquees, a large supporting program and with over a million visitors, it is the largest shooting festival in the world.
At the Maschsee at the end of summer Maschsee festival instead of. Around 100 live concerts on four stages, over 120 small artists and walk acts, numerous comedians and DJs, fun boat races, duck races, Red Bull boat battle, torchlight swimming and around 50 gastronomic shops draw about two million people each year their spell.
Hanover also offers Shopping many possibilities. The inner-city pedestrian zone comprises 15 streets around Georgstrasse. In addition to the main train station, there has been a three-storey shopping center since 2008, the Ernst-August-Galerie. In the old town there is also a coherent pedestrian zone around Kramerstrasse. There are also numerous pubs, restaurants, bars and pubs.
The Historical museum tells the story of Hanover, from the medieval settlement of honovere to the city of residence to today's trade fair location.
Lower Saxony State Museum
The State Gallery presents European art from the 11th to the 20th century and has one of the largest collections of German and French Impressionism.
The Natural History Department shows zoology, botany, geology and a vivarium with 2000 fish, insects, amphibians, spiders and lizards.
The Archeology Department represents the prehistory and early history of Lower Saxony and has one of the largest archaeological collections in all of Europe.
The Ethnography section shows cultures from all over the world and is one of the oldest in Germany.
The Sprengel Museum Hanover is one of the most important museums of 20th and 21st century art with its extensive collection and varied exhibition program.
Wilhelm Busch Museum
The Wilhelm Busch - German Museum of Caricature and Drawing Art in Herrenhausen shows the permanent collection of Wilhelm Busch and the collection of caricature and critical graphics. In addition, there are constantly changing exhibitions (cartoons, comics and caricatures) of contemporary artists from home and abroad.