Book Cheap Flights to Hanover, Germany
Hanover is the city that can be visited anytime throughout the year. However, the best time time to visit this city is during summers. In summers, the city celebrates a lot of festivals and hosts a plethora of events. Temperature during summer remains warm. One must avoid visiting the city in July as it becomes hotter. For those who love chilly weather, winter is an excellent time to visit the city.
Hanover is served by Hannover Airport. It is a public airport serves as a base for Germanwings, Condor, SunExpress Deutschland and TUIfly. The airport offers flights to European metropolitans such as Paris, Moscow, Vienna, Frankfurt, and more.
Places of interest in Hanover
The capital and largest city of the German state of Lower Saxony, Hanover was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain. This city also an important trade fair and festival centre, well known for events such as Oktoberfest Hanover (one of the largest such celebrations in the world) as well as the Hanover Schutzenfest, which is the largest marksmen's gathering in the world. An important cultural centre, Hanover offers a plethora of tourist attractions including a number of outstanding museums, theatres, and galleries. The beautiful parks and gardens in the city justify its claim to be one of the best cities to visit for nature lovers.
The splendid Herrenhausen Gardens comprise the Berggarten, a botanic garden with orchid and cactus houses, and the Georgengarten, a beautiful English-style park. At the north end of the gardens stands the Mausoleum, which was constructed in 1846 and features the tomb of George I of Britain. Located inside the perimeters of garden, Herrenhausen Palace is home to a museum putting on display the artefacts and documents related to the rich Baroque era of the city.
Boasting a lot of the city’s historical buildings, Marktplatz is located in the heart of the Old Town. The major highlight of this area is the 15th-century Late Gothic Old Town Hall housing numerous small shops of galleries. In front of this hall is the Neo-Gothic Market Fountain dating from 1881.
The New Town Hall
One of the city's most interesting structures, the New Town Hall was built in 1901-13 in the style of the Wilhelmine period. It stands on a foundation of 6,026 beech piles and features a domed tower almost 100 meters high dominating the skyline of Hanover. Visitors can enjoy enthralling views of the city from the dome’s viewing platform.