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The Red Thread

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Address: Ernst-August-Platz 8 | Hannover Tourist Office, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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+49 511 12345111

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Best way to see the city for the first time

If it is you first time in the city than I would suggest to follow the path. With the brochure that you can buy at the tourist information, you learn a lot about the city. We did... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If it is you first time in the city than I would suggest to follow the path. With the brochure that you can buy at the tourist information, you learn a lot about the city. We did few hours to walk the entire path because we took our time to see the monuments and few stops in the local bars... More 

Thank Adam_Borek
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We bought the book for 3EUR from tourist information and really enjoyed walking around the city. We actually got lost between points 1 and 2 and some of the lines have faded in some parts but that adds to the fun! We ran into another couple who had also managed to get turned around in the old town but for... More 

Thank Hezzlepops
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We followed "The Red Thread"with a booklet that we bought in the tourist information center. It was very useful and it was an excellent way to quickly see the main landmarks of the city. Around 1.5 - 2.0 walking tour.

Thank jennycamposv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

It's an alternative for the guided walking tours in the city. The booklet explains things about the city like a guide. Just keep an eye on the book for the pictures of the places you are looking out for. Otherwise, you may miss something.

Thank Nithish R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Bravo for the attempt. Buy the Red Thread book and get started! A great activity for Monday when ALL the museums are closed. Suggestion: The booklet's narrative needs more beta testing performed by strangers to Hannover. It can be much like a riddle. I never did find several sites like the stock exchange; the Aegidientor; or the Gottingen Seven memorial... More 

Thank mnsparky
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

I've visited a lot of European cities, Hannover's Red Thread is unique and easy to navigate the towns tourist attractions. Completely self guided, make your way to the tourist office near the Hauptbahnhof and purchase the guide book for €2. You will then have the city at your feet.

Thank Russell S
Hannut, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Wonderful and easy walking along the red line allows really to see The most famous places of Hannover

Thank Magdalenaszymanska
Newport, S.wales
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

Bought the little guide book at the tourist office,(€3) opposite the Hauptbahnhof and conveniently this is where one starts the tour. Its such a great idea but the line really needs to be repainted each year. there were some confusing gaps. One especially outside the Rathaus where due to repaving we lost track of it for some time and missed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Do this first. This tour is really great. It is easy to follow and orients you well. Well worth €3 for the guide. Some sights along the way are better than others, but the guide helps point otherwise unknown cool points. A must do for families or solo travelers.

1 Thank Trent B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

I took four hours to walk around...the city is so beautiful. Even sometimes I lost the thread half way...with the guide of the the book makes it clear. Also first time solo travel.

Thank Cheryl L

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