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Aegidienkirche

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Neighbourhood: Mitte
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Address: Osterstrasse | Mitte, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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+49 4951 1326916

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War, death and history

I visited this monument yesterday evening while walking to city center, it reminded me of all victims of the WWII , cold, dark and sad.. but it is a must see place in Hannover.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jasmine Y
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this monument yesterday evening while walking to city center, it reminded me of all victims of the WWII , cold, dark and sad.. but it is a must see place in Hannover.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The church is as on the pictures shown. However if you do some reading on how was it before world war 2 and compare it to how it is now, the message about the madness and pointlessness of war will hit you hard. At least it was for me. Also you will find a Japanese bell , remembering the victims... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

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 windows perhaps being re-instated but the empty windows are very emotive and perhaps leaving them as they are would be ok... More 

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Thank Christine W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

By far my favorite spot as a tourist in the city. The memorial to Hannover's afflictions and reminders of WWII is brilliantly powerful and a must visit. The remaining architecture and relative accessibility makes it a great stop on a walking tour through the city. We stopped and reflected on its history each time we walked by.

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Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

As others have noted this church was partially restored after severe damage in WW2 and now sits quietly in a residential neighbourhood just off a main intersection not far from the station. You can quickly figure out what happened here just by walking around in the quiet. Immediate thoughts were drawn to how many residents of the area must have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you visited the Rathaus or town hall, this is a skip and jump from there and a must see. You'll only spend maybe 15 minutes here but you'll be reminded of the sacrifices that were made for peace. It's a wonderful memorial to the WWII warriors. It was bombed during WWII and the roof is no longer there and... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Best memorial i've ever seen so far, completes the picture of the city, and you can follow the red line to get a full tour for free

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Perhaps the most interesting place in Hannover. Could spend more time there just sitting and contemplating the faults of human nature. Very moving.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

A great memorial and amazing place for reflection and contemplation. Take time out to visit this wonderful place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This church has lost it's roof and stands as a memorial to the dead of two world wars. It is very peaceful despite being a stone's throw from the Rathaus

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