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Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen (Herrenhauser Garten)

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Address: Herrenhauser Strasse 4, 30419, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Royal garden

Magnificent garden spread over several acres. Can be visited during anytime of the year. bronze statues and open air theatre are added attractions

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent garden spread over several acres. Can be visited during anytime of the year. bronze statues and open air theatre are added attractions

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even in wintertime you get a flavour of these impressive gardens. The new grotto is something very different - quite stunning. The hothouse in the botanical garden across the road had a great surprise - free flying tropical butterflies. Only disappointment was that the café/restaurant was closed without any clear indication before you got to the door. Very easy access... More 

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Huge garden of British royal family before Hannover was annexed by Prussia. Yet, more profound impact on me had Burggarten which is included in the ticket price with Herrenhausergarten. It is splendid botanical garden featuring for example Orchid hothouse or Galapagos hothouse. I lost my count of time wandering through it...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My wife and I enjoyed visiting these gardens and the adjacent museum in mid-October 2016. We were greatly impressed by the related history, the magnificent fountains, and the beauty of its baroque style. We have been in many similar European sites and there is no doubt, these garden are some of the best. The Schloss Herrenhausen Gardens can be easily... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The wonderful gardens of Herrenhausen, will let you walk through spectacle cascade of flower gardens, fountains, swan ponds and a maze. You will find that you are lost in time when walking through the gardens, with its Bell Fountain and Garden theater. Every year Herrenhausen is hosting an international fireworks competition from around the world. Canada came in on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The history to the gardens along with the technical know how and accomplishments at that time is pretty impressive. It must have been a sisyphian task to build the fountains at that time. They accomplished the feat with wooden hollowed logs as the pipelines. May not have lasted too long but was very impressive indeed. Honest representation of the Baroque... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The great garden of Harrenhausen palace is an extraordinary spectacle that has been famous in Europe for centuries ! It clearly has a French influence and reminds you of Gardens of Versailles! Angela Markel received Obama here during his visit in 2016. The palace was completely destroyed in WWII and has been painstakingly restored in recent years !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Very easy to get, after a walk along the path from Hannover town. Metro 5 goes right past. Great value at €8 and a lovely walk around the flowers. I also eat in the restaurant, which was fantastic. It was a bit expensive, but a great to see and be seen.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The garden and setting is fantastic. The personel and regulations unfriendly. If you need to exit Gardens you are not let in again. You are treated as an intruder not a welcomed guest. I left without entering the museum

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went to the gardens and we're impressed that the entrance price included the botanical gardens as well, it was another beautiful day and the gardens were stunning,I'd give yourself a good 4 hours, so you can appreciate them properly, try get there when the fountains come on! Take a picnic and relax.

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