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Hannover City Hall (Rathaus), Hannover

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Built in 1913, Hannover City Hall (Rathaus) is the seat of the city mayor. The striking building is reminiscent of a centuries-old castle. The lobby features four scale models of Hannover as it was in the Middle Ages, before World War II, after the destruction of 1945, and how the city looks today. After you explore the rest of the building's ornately decorated rooms, you can take the elevator up to the dome. From its 100 m (328 ft) high observation deck, you can see the whole city and--on clear days--even the Harz Mountains. The town hall is also home to a restaurant serving regional and international cuisine. See Hannover City Hall (Rathaus) and all Hannover has to offer by arranging your trip with our Hannover holiday planner.
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  • Visited in Feb but would like to go again but in summer as you get to see more and do more. It was still a nice day to go and explore the zoo. It took about two hours to see everything although you co...  more »
  • Looks like Castle. Interesting city models from different time periods. Highlight: inclined elevator in the City Hall Dome, great views of this beautiful city.
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  • The name is deceptive, the new City Hall is not new. But worth a visit, and a ride on the inclined lift in the dome will be rewarded with great views.
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