Attractions

Top Choice Gardens in Hanover

Herrenhäuser Gärten

Proof that Hanover is not all buttoned-down business are the grandiose Baroque Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen, about 5km north of the city centre, which are considered one of the most important historic garden landsc…
Top Choice Memorial in Bergen-Belsen

Gedenkstätte Bergen-Belsen

The Nazi-built camp at Bergen-Belsen began its existence in 1940 as a POW camp, but became a concentration camp after being taken over by the SS in 1943, initially to imprison Jews as hostages in exchange for German…
Top Choice Palace in Hanover & the East

Schloss Marienburg

Perched grandly above the Leine River, the neo-Gothic Schloss Marienburg (1858–67) was a present from Hanover's King George V to his wife Marie, who longed for a country refuge away from court life. She and her two …
Top Choice Historic Building in Bremen City

Denkort Bunker Valentin

In 1943, the Nazis started construction of a massive concrete bunker to build submarines in. At a planned production rate of 12 subs per month it was meant to be the German war machine's most important naval project…
Top Choice Amusement Park in Wolfsburg

Autostadt

A hit with car buffs of all ages, Autostadt is a celebration of all things automobile, spread across 25 hectares. A visit to this theme park/museum kicks off with a broad view of automotive design and engineering in…
Top Choice Museum in Bremerhaven

Deutsches Auswandererhaus

This spectacular museum stands on the spot where more than 7.2 million emigrants set sail for the US, South America and Australia between 1830 and 1942, and does a superb job commemorating some of their stories. The…
Top Choice Gallery in Braunschweig

Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum

One of Europe's oldest museums, the Anton Ulrich has a world-class art collection, with about 1400 paintings, several hundred bronze and stone sculptures, one of the world's largest collections of Limoges porcelain …
Top Choice Museum in Hanover

Sprengel Museum

The Sprengel Museum is held in extremely high esteem, both for the design of the building as well as for the art housed inside. Its huge interior spaces are perfectly suited to displaying its modern figurative, abst…
Top Choice Gallery in Bremen City

Kunsthalle

For art lovers, the highlight of Bremen’s Kulturmeile (Cultural Mile) is the Kunsthalle, which presents a large permanent collection of paintings, sculpture and copperplate engraving from the Middle Ages into the mo…
Top Choice Street in Bremen City

Böttcherstrasse

The charming medieval coopers lane was transformed into a prime example of mostly Expressionist architecture in the 1920s at the instigation of coffee merchant Ludwig Roselius. Its red-brick houses sport unique faca…