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Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Cool park

We went during the very busy and fun Machseefest in early August. It was a crowded and really fun... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Ron S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lovely Place to walk around

This place is behind the Rathaus and is well worth the visit. You totally forget you are in a... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
South Bend, Indiana
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“man made lake” (9 reviews)
“nice lake” (5 reviews)
“city centre” (8 reviews)
Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We went during the very busy and fun Machseefest in early August. It was a crowded and really fun festival, with LOTS of beer, music, and revelry. Really enjoyed it! Good access by public transit, too.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This place is behind the Rathaus and is well worth the visit. You totally forget you are in a bustling city.

Thank q1964
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

There is always something going on in Maschsee. In all year seasons. If you are lucky in a very hard Winter, you can walk or skate over the lake! The jogging track is super cool and there are a lot of people the whole day...More

Thank Eduardo M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful setting! Plenty of space to sit and enjoy coffee. Try the semi enclosed beach chairs that are popular on the Baltic coast. Launch's are available to explore the length of this man made lake or, perhaps try a kayak?

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Just imagine: an artificial lake with perimeter of approx. 6,5 km. Created by bare hands - completely without any machinery. In the very middle of the city. That's definitely rare to see. So come and have a long and nice walk around Maschsee.

Thank Yury D
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Super nice location to walk and have a nice coffee You also can take a nice run arround the lake Im August er there Is a 3 Weeks fest Also very nice to go and have some Diner and fun

Thank benebene007
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

close to the city center lies this very shallow lake which offers some water sport like sailing and kayaking and of course some relaxing walks around. Some good restaurants and opportunities for a beer or wine also exist. The surrounding is suburbs of Hannover so...More

Thank Florian254
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Maschsee is the favourite place for the Hannoveraners only a 10 minute walk from the city center. You can walk, jogg or cycle all around (6,25km) in about one hour or take the boots that have various stops around the lake. Also there are...More

Thank Bernd M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A real gem in Hannover a great place to walk and relax whilst in the city, a must visit. Great views and in a quiet part of the city away from the busy areas.

Thank Ric Z
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Six kilometers of walking and biking paths surround the Maschsee. The perfectly flat terrain makes for easy going by foot or bike and there are plenty of benches for taking a break. There are a couple of restaurants near the paths around the lake.

Thank Peter C
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