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The Red Thread

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

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hezzlepops
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Hezzlepops
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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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.

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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 

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Thank mnsparky
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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.

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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

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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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2 Thank Stueeee
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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.

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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.

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Thank Cheryl L
Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

While in the tourist information asking about the best sites to see in the city and the possibility of free walking tours I was recommended to spend €3 on a small guide book. You start outside the tourist information center and then move about according to instructions in the book. When you reach a number on the footpath you look... More 

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