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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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Exploring the city by the red thread

Had great fun completing the red thread trail. It's a great way to see the city. The red line is missing in places but we didn't get lost as we purchased the guide book. We did... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HGB7
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had great fun completing the red thread trail. It's a great way to see the city. The red line is missing in places but we didn't get lost as we purchased the guide book. We did have to make a detour due to building work. The kids (aged 6 and 9) loved looking for the numbers on the trail and... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I bought the app and followed the self-guided walking tour. I thought the landmarks were interesting and pretty easy to find most of the time. It would be helpful if the several sections where the paint has worn away or disappeared due to construction on the sidewalks could be repainted. While it wasn't mentioned in the app but maybe it... More 

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1 Thank Dawn461P5
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We really enjoyed following the read thread all over Hannover. We picked upa guide book at the tourist info centre near the train station, which was very helpful.

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Thank expat_egb
Paris, France
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 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 

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1 Thank Adam_Borek
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 

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1 Thank Hezzlepops
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80 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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.

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Thank jennycamposv
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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109 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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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205 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
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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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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