Variety in Lower Saxony
If you would like to visit the state capital of Lower Saxony, the H4 Hotel Hanover Messe is the right choice for accommodation during your stay.
The H4 Hotel Hannover Messe in Hanover-Laatzen is ideally situated for all guests who want to visit the trade fairs as the grounds are located very close by. The Park of the Senses, built as part of Expo 2000, can also be reached on foot. You can test your five senses there, including on the barefoot trail or by using the earpiece.
There is also plenty to do in the city itself: If you are interested in aerial vehicles, the Aviation Museum in Hanover-Laatzen is well worth a visit. Across an exhibition space of 3,500m2 more than 30 aeroplanes and 600 model aeroplanes can be seen.
In the state capital the historic old town and the zoo await you
From the H4 Hotel Hannover Messe, it is easy to reach the state capital of Lower Saxony by using the direct tram connection. There is plenty to do in Hanover. Hanover’s main landmark, the New Town Hall, is in a contemporary architectural style reminiscent of a castle. In 1913, it cost the city of Hanover more than ten million marks to build the New Town Hall. It is a splendid structure which provides visitors with a fantastic view over the city of Hanover. The whole of the historic old part of Hanover is worth seeing, including the Old Town Hall built in the North German brick Gothic style.
If you are travelling with children, include a visit to the Adventure Zoo in Hanover. It has seven themed areas as well as a petting zoo for the little ones. The Adventure Zoo in Hanover is one of Europe’s most popular zoos. With more than 1,200,000 visitors a year, it is Hanover’s number one tourist attraction.
Sports and leisure centre aquaLaatzium - wellness holiday
However, if you have planned a wellness holiday, you can relax in Laatzen in the well-known sports and leisure centre, aquaLaatzium, or pursue some sporting activities. As well as the sauna, you can have a treatment for your back or take some yoga lessons.
Places of interest near the H4 Hotel Hannover Messe
Trade Fair and Expo Grounds, Hanover
The trade fair grounds in Hanover can be reached on foot from the hotel. With 26 exhibition halls, it is one of the largest of its kind in the world. In addition to the CeBIT computer expo, which is hosted annually, the Hanover Trade Fair is one of the most important exhibition events in Germany. Well worth a visit is the Park of the Senses, which came into being during Expo 2000. You can test your five senses there, including on the barefoot trail or by using the earpiece.» Continue to Location & surroundings
A beastly good experience
Adventure Zoo in Hanover is one of the most popular zoos in Europe.
It takes its visitors along on a world trip and presents seven unique
animal living environments in a spectacular way.
The Great Garden, the Mountain Garden and the Guelph Garden make up the wonderful ensemble of the Herrenhausen Gardens in Hanover. They combine great baroque garden art with the simple style of English landscape gardens. The annual International Firework Competition is a breathtaking spectacle for young and old alike.
When the Hanover Kings also occupied the English throne, King George V had the fairytale castle built in the neo-gothic style for his wife, Queen Marie. Today visitors can view parts of the summer residence of the House of Guelph.
The New Town Hall
From the outside it almost looks like a castle, but very plain civic tasks are fulfilled in this building. Built in 1913, the splendid Wilhelmine structure is one of the landmarks in the state capital of Lower Saxony. The view from the dome of the town hall is impressive.
The largest inland waterway in the Hanover region is a natural park with marshes, meadows and gently sloping hills. Numerous picturesque places in this holiday and bird paradise are ideal for outings and walks.» Continue to Location & surroundings