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Aegidienkirche

Osterstrasse | Mitte, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 4951 1326916
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Poignant Reminder of War

This is such a sad place to see, but so important. Highly recommend taking 10 minutes to hear the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah K
via mobile
Human barbarism memorial

A reminder of the worst human acts. Together with the models of the rathouse, reminders of the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Garikoitz L
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Hannover, Germany
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“war memorial” (6 reviews)
“bell tower” (2 reviews)
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Osterstrasse | Mitte, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Mitte
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+49 4951 1326916
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a sad place to see, but so important. Highly recommend taking 10 minutes to hear the bells and think about all that happened in WWII. A true piece of history.

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A reminder of the worst human acts. Together with the models of the rathouse, reminders of the winners of the second world war acts.

Thank Garikoitz L
Reviewed 8 June 2017

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 31 May 2017

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 26 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
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