New Town Hall, Hannover

New Town Hall, Hannover: Our most recommended tours and activities

Hannover: Guided Old Town Walking Tour

1. Hannover: Guided Old Town Walking Tour

Discover Hannover's Old Town on a walking tour with a local guide. See historic, half-timbered buildings dating to the medieval era, learn about the city's rich history, and see the Market Church. Meet your guide outside the Tourist Information in the Old Town and begin your tour. As you walk, stroll through time, from damage caused by WWII to medieval half-timbered buildings. Head to the Leineschloss, a historic palace that now houses the Parliament of Lower Saxony. Continue through the Old Town, searching for picturesque hidden corners with quaint pubs, medieval houses, and small cafés. Stop to admire the new town hall before heading to see the Hannover Opera Theater before finishing your tour back at the Tourist Information. The guided tour is offered in two languages if English-speaking guests participate.

Hannover: Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and adventure

2. Hannover: Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and adventure

You will start at a location in the centre. From then on, your smartphone (our special app in German language) will guide you. You will hear about a missing person. Help the police to find him or to find out what happened to him. You will assist the local police. You will get access to all police files and to all witness reports. There must be some detail that will finally solve this mystery. The app will guide you to 15 different locations. At each location you will solve a riddle or try to solve a Blackstory. And you will get access to new information about this strange crime case. This is a fun game and is perfect for a group of up to five persons. Perfect for couples, perfect for families with kids older than 9. This is more than a basic walking trip, this is an amazing and a challenge for you as a team. Read about the background story here below. What is this crime case about, what is the story behind it? Let us provide you with some background information. This whole case is about him. He used to be a successful detective. After he retired, he started to write books which became bestsellers. His new book with short stories about the most crazy crime cases that he had to deal with during his career as detective will be released soon. But suddenly he, the author, disapeared. And also the script of his new book is missing. There are rumours about problems in his marriage and lately he also acted weird. That is what his friends are saying. Since he went missing, the media reported constantly about this case, but the police is still unable to solve this crime case. Can you find out what happened? You will go to 15 different locations to meet his friends, listen to witnesses and read or listen to police reports. And you will also find some of the weird stories that he wants to publish in his new book. A book that is supposed to become a bestseller. Work together as a team and find out what really happened, while you explore this area. This is a good workout, a fun game and an exciting and challenging task for you as a team. Special offer: if the weather suddenly is not suitable for your adventure or you want to reschedule due to other reasons: no problem. Once you booked, you can start within 48 hours after the originally booked starting time. Bonus: We included some extra tasks and riddles which you can solve at any time after you finished this event. Note: Your route is not a mainstream tourist route from one famous sight to another. There also will not be any historical or boring articles or speeches about the places that you will visit. The places that you will visit might fit to the story of the crime case, but maybe not always. You will explore the area while you concentrate on solving this tricky fictional crime case.

Hanover: Maschsee and New Town Hall Smartphone Game Quest

3. Hanover: Maschsee and New Town Hall Smartphone Game Quest

Enjoy an interactive smartphone experience in Hanover that combines the fun of a game and the fastening facts and sights of a tour. Dive into attractions like the Hannover 96 stadium, the New Town Hall, and Maschsee with minigames and quizzes.  Download your game and head to Rudolf-von-Bennigsen-Ufer on the shores of lake Maschsee to begin your adventure as part of the Sir Peter Morgan Academy. Stroll along this lake that is the largest body of water in the capital of Lower Saxony. Puzzle your way around the New Town Hall and unlock information about this palatial building that was constructed while Wilhelm II was still in power. Find out what tasks Sir Peter Morgan has devised for you as you go.  Pass by sights like the imposing Hannover 96 stadium which is over a century old. Complete all the tasks to get a summary of your game and a code to collect your award. Compete with other game contenders for the top spot on Sir Peter Morgan's leaderboard.

Hannover: New Town Hall Guided Walking Tour

4. Hannover: New Town Hall Guided Walking Tour

Take a look behind the doors of the magnificent New Town Hall on a guided walking tour. Get access to an area usually closed to visitors and see how Hannover has developed over the centuries with 3D models. Meet your guide outside the New Town Hall and head inside. As you stroll through restricted areas, see 3D city models of Hannover, depicting its development from 1689 to today. Hear about the history of the building from your guide. After your tour, optionally ride in the arched elevator to the city hall dome for a stunning view of the city below.

Hanover: Flashlight Guided Walking Tour at Night

5. Hanover: Flashlight Guided Walking Tour at Night

Embark on a one-of-a-kind city sightseeing adventure of old town Hanover at night. Follow your guide on a flashlight walking tour of fascinating landmarks like Marktkirche, Leibnizhaus and Beginenturm. Meet your guide in front of the magnificent New Town Hall, where you will be given a flashlight and reflective safety vest to use during the tour. Stop off in front of Leineschloss, home of the state parliament. Use your flashlight to illuminate the building's Neoclassical architecture and take in views of the Leine River. Admire the characteristic Northern German red brick facades of the city's main Lutheran church, Marktkirche, and the old town hall. Next, visit Markthalle, Hanover's indoor market, known for its enormous variety of international delicacies. Continue your atmospheric tour in the dark past other historic buildings and sites, including Leibnizhaus, Beginenturm and Oskar Winter Fountain. Feel enlightened as you observe hidden details of the city and learn about its unique history.

From Hamburg: Private Guided Day Trip to Hanover

6. From Hamburg: Private Guided Day Trip to Hanover

"Take a city break in a vibrant city of Hannover where you will discover a mix of old-world charm and outstanding green areas and parks. You will find that apart from being an important commercial center, Hannover also has a culture rich in arts and music. Your Private Guide will take you to the Herrenhauser Gardens. This 300 years old garden ensemble consists of one of the most distinguished Baroque gardens of Europe. You will spend 2-hours exploring the beautifully maintained green gardens, fantastic fountains, sculptures as well as the building of the Herrenhausen Palace and other phenomenal structures. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this place. You will then stroll down the Herrenhauser Alley to the Hannover city center. Here, you will see some of the very few buildings that survived the WWII bombings. One of them is the Market Church, which dates back to the 14th century. It’s an old brick structure in Gothic style with a landmark bell tower. RIght next to it is the Altes Rathaus, the Old Town Hall with exceptional gothic gables and the ornamental frieze. Next, you will walk towards the grand castle-like New CIty Hall. The area surrounding the city hall is a picturesque landscape, with a lovely park and a large pond. Then you will see the elegant neo-Renaissance building of the Landesmuseum, which hosts 7 centuries of art and history, an aquarium and children’s museum. The tour will end at the Schützenplatz, which is a home to the Frühlingsfest fairground."

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What people are saying about New Town Hall, Hannover

Overall rating

3.6 / 5

based on 5 reviews

the tour is recommended if you want to go on a lively, entertaining tour. you get a lot of stories to tell. Those who want to learn more about history, art and architecture should do it on their own.

Ein sehr schönes Erlebnis. Am Anfang fanden wir es etwas umständlich, aber als wir kapiert haben, was wir machen sollen, war es echt spannend.