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Aegidienkirche, Hannover
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Dating back to the 14th century, Aegidienkirche lost its roof to air raids in World War II. Instead of being rebuilt, it was left as a memorial to the horrors of the war. The spaces that once held windows are now adorned with artwork. On the outer walls, you'll see baroque adornments with the angels, hourglasses, and skulls characteristic of the 17th and 18th centuries. As you tour the church, you'll hear a chime that was placed in the tower in 1958. The Hiroshima Peace Bell, a gift from Japan to serve as a remembrance of the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima, hangs in the tower's entrance. To visit Aegidienkirche on your trip to Hannover, use our Hannover vacation builder.
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  • This place Blenheim is located in the city center of Germany and as a church/app suite at beautiful and historic, located next door to the market, and other important places.
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  • We visited this building in March 2016. It was bombed during the War and has been left as a monument. There is special bell inside - a gift from people of Hiroshima. There is talk of the stained glass...  more »
  • Stored left only the walls and structures, but the Church was destroyed in the war. Made you feel like the essence of a sense, church or religious can experience the natural horror of war, even.
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  • Interesting place
  • Nice that you can walk where ever you want.
  • History Place
  • Memorial to the destruction of the war. I recommend you to check what is the white line on the ground inside the building. It's such a sad geek trivia. There is also a Japanese accent to throw bombs on Hiroshima, who like partner Poznań is a city Hannover.
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  • Ruins of old church which one after the 2nd World War.
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