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Osterstrasse | Mitte, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 4951 1326916
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Poignant Reminder Of The War

Visited here in December, sad reminder of the pain of war. The church was bombed during the war and... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2015
Not a great deal to see here but an important reminder of the destruction of War.

Visited the ruins of the Aegidienkirche, an old 14th Century church that was destroyed by bombing... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Osterstrasse | Mitte, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 4951 1326916
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

Visited here in December, sad reminder of the pain of war. The church was bombed during the war and it has stayed as a ruin ever since. Welll worth taking the time to see it.

Thank villaturk
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Visited the ruins of the Aegidienkirche, an old 14th Century church that was destroyed by bombing in 1943 and left as a memorial and reminder of the impact of War, whilst walking around Hannover. The ruins are a fitting reminder of the wasteful destruction of...More

3  Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Very moving memorial of the second world war. They haven't restored it specifically for this purpose. Well worth the visit if in the centre of the city.

Thank Headabove
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Spend a few minutes in contemplation here at this now memorial to the war. Peaceful and poigniant. A good stop on the city walking tour

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Located in the center of Hannover, this is not a fancy place but ruins of the Aegidienkirche. Standing in the ruins, there is a special atmosphere to this place.

Thank Elke H
Reviewed 25 June 2015

A gloomy reminder of the consequences of WAR. We stopped by here on the red thread walking tour. It was mildly interesting to read the plaques and memorials to the victims of the war and see a bell presented by Hiroshima city Quite moving really

Thank Stueeee
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

A neat historical stop on your visit to see a preservation of the consequences of war. So sad that this ancient building was bombed.

Thank Trent B
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

A nice church, different than the rest because it has no roof, in regard of 2nd world war bombs. Free access and close to the center

Thank Albert P
Reviewed 23 March 2015

A burnt out shell of what once would have been a delightful church, is a fitting memorial to the dead and destruction of war. The bell from Japan is especially touching. Unfortunately was populated by a group of drunken down-and-outs on the day of our...More

Thank ChrisB11
Reviewed 5 December 2014

As part of the Red Route tour (get details from Tourist Info opposite the station) the Aegidienkirche in the Old Town has been left only partly restored. The 1347 shell remains. The 1711 Tower has been restored and includes a bell donated by Hiroshima. There...More

2  Thank Steve D
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