The city of Hanover is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony and located next to the Leine river. It has over 500,000 inhabitants making Hanover one of the biggest cities that you can take a bus to in the north of Germany. The city is well known for its annual conferences and fairs that attract attendees from all over the world. Hanover also holds the second biggest “Oktoberfest” in Germany, after Munich. Hanover was the host of World Expo in 2000 – an incredible event which meant that Hanover became one of the most well known cities in Germany. Hanover has the essential foundations to host such large events, as it is the home of the largest exhibition center in the world. This river city is also a city of national importance due to its universities, medical schools and large international airport. When you hop back on your bus after your trip to Hanover, you will feel that you have experienced a large city complete with a vibrant atmosphere, not to mention the countless shopping opportunities. While visiting Hanover you should try to explore its suburbs; you can do this via one of the countless bus lines or Hanover’s underground train, the uestra. When taking the bus to Hanover you will be able to experience its idyllic 1,600 acre city park the “Eilenriede” and its famous artificial lake the “Maschsee.”
Things to do in Hanover
Hanover is known for its numerous landmarks and sightseeing opportunities, attracting many travelers from all around the world. There are many attractions in the city, such as the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen, inviting you to relax and unwind after a long bus journey. It is one of the largest baroque gardens that is open for visitors in Europe. The 1666 design is a masterpiece in garden art: here you can find an impressive orangery and maze. The historical castle can be found here, a picture perfect moment for any photographers amongst our bus passengers. But these are not the only must-see gardens for botany enthusiasts, who should not climb back aboard their bus until they have seen the “Berggarten.” Show houses containing an array of cacti in the winter, jewelry in the summer, colorful foliage in the autumn and then in spring time many beautiful flowers will appear, such as magnolias and cherries. Nature enthusiasts will see the beautiful lake and moorland landscape here. Hanover also offers a selection of greenhouses and flowers beds – perfect to give you that summery feeling. If you are an animal lover then you should visit Hanover’s Sea Life Center – a great day out for all age groups. The spectacular shark tank and the underwater world should not be missed when you take a bus to Hannover. You can discover the unique American style aquarium for yourself, offering a wide variety of underwater inhabitants.
Hanover: Culture & History
The Federal state capital of Lower Saxony is known for its rich cultural offerings that you can utilize when your bus arrives. The historic opera house and Georgspalast, one of the most famous types of theater of the Federal Republic, are examples of this and can be found in the city center. For your morning itinerary, a trip to one of Hanover’s well known museums are perfect for keeping all the family entertained. Especially Hanover’s “Landesmuseum” which will take you through over one hundred years of history. The museum currently shows significant exhibits from not only natural history but also ethnology, with an impressive showcase of archeological historical objects.
Interesting facts about Hanover
The Kropecke is one of the most famous meeting points in Hanover. The café is named after its once waiter Wilhelm Kroepcke who bought the café in 1783, but before it was called café Robby. Nowadays, you can also find many different cafes here where you can sit and relax at any time of the day. The Kroepcke is a very popular meeting point, where the young and the old join together in a mutual enjoyment of ice cream and other delicacies – all to be enjoyed with your bus travel to Hanover.
Explore the surrounding areas of Hanover
If you want to experience something special then make sure you visit the Wat Dhammavihara temple. This is a beautiful, authentic Buddhist temple where you can learn about and experience a taste of the Buddhist’s way of life. It’s glamorous décor and therapeutic atmosphere makes the temple an incredible day out when you choose your bus travel to take you to Hanover.
Your Bus Stops in Hanover
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