Hanover or Hannover, on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal stateof Lower Saxony, Germany. The city is known for hosting annual commercialexpositions such as the Hannover Fair and the CeBIT. Every year Hannover hoststhe Schützenfest, the world's largest Marksmen's Fun Fair, and the secondlargest Oktoberfest in the world. The city also hosts one of the two largestSpring Festivals in Europe with around 180 rides and inns, 2 large beer tentsand around 1.5 million visitors each year. Hannover also has regional importance becauseof its universities and medical school, its International airport, and its largezoo.
One of the most famous sights in the city, is the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen.The Great Garden is an important European baroque garden. The palace itself,however, was largely destroyed by Allied bombing. Some points of interest arethe Grotto, the Gallery Building, the Orangerie and the two pavilions by Remy dela Fosse. The Great Garden consists of several parts. The most popular ones arethe Great Ground and the Nouveau Jardin. At the centre of the Nouveau Jardin isEurope's highest garden fountain.The Berggarten is an important European botanical garden. Areas worth visiting are the Tropical House, the Cactus House, the Canary House and theOrchid House, which hosts one of the world's biggest collection of orchids, andfree-flying birds and butterflies.With more than 4,000 members, the Kestnergesellschaft is the largest art societyin Germany. The museum hosts exhibitions from classical modernist art tocontemporary art.
The Airport code is: HAJ
City of Hannover official website: www.hannover.de
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