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Aegidienkirche

Osterstrasse | Mitte, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 4951 1326916
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Simply beautiful

Make sure you are there 5 mins past the hour to hear the bells. Sit and absorb the history for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kiwi5
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New Zealand
Interesting

This church as been left as it was after WWll bombing which makes it an interesting and poignant... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
davidandmel
,
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“war memorial” (6 reviews)
“bell tower” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Osterstrasse | Mitte, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Mitte
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+49 4951 1326916
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you are there 5 mins past the hour to hear the bells. Sit and absorb the history for a few minutes don't just rest in and out. Worth a little time.

Thank Kiwi5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church as been left as it was after WWll bombing which makes it an interesting and poignant site

Thank davidandmel
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Along with the more famous Marktkirche and Kreuzkirche, the Aegidienkirche is the third of the city's three churches before WWII. Destroyed during the carpet bombings of Hannover in 1943, the church was left to be a war memorial commemorating the dark period of WWII and...More

Thank Carlo A
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

In the middle of a modern city you can find yourself inside sth weird and great. Empty, but you feel the spirit of that time. Your imagination starts drawing pictures of how it might have been going hundred years ago, and a bell sound makes...More

Thank Iaso4ka
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Well I'm not sure that I can say that much about this place... I liked it, I took nice pics but literally it took me 6 mins to finish. I do recommend visiting it, going inside as well. Just don't expect much that's my only...More

Thank Amin L
Reviewed 24 March 2017

It is a well known approach to leave a partial destroyed building as it is to commemorate a catastrophic period or occurrence. Examples are the bombed out church in Berlin as a memorial to WW II or the destroyed church in Venzone, Italy as a...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The remains of this church are there as a memorial to the victims of both of the WW. You can enter the church by side doors.

Thank Yann R
Reviewed 26 December 2016 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.

Thank Jasmine Y
Reviewed 25 December 2016 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...More

1  Thank Adam_Borek
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...More

Thank Christine W
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