Hamburg or Hannover?

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Hamburg or Hannover?

Hamburg and Hannover are two popular destinations in Germany. Hamburg is the country’s second-largest city, while Hannover occupies the thirteenth place.

Hamburg or Hannover?

1. Hamburg x Hannover Overview

Hamburg or Hannover?Hamburg – ©Herr Bohn

Hannover in GermanyHannover – ©Tuan Dat Vu

Hamburg is located in northern Germany and is known for its port area, the Port of Hamburg. It is an important cultural and commercial center in Europe.

Hannover is the capital and largest city in the state of Lower Saxony. The city is located along the river Leine, it is also an important commercial and cultural area.

2. Hotels

In Hamburg the average price for a 3 star category hotel is USD 100 and for a 5 star category hotel it is USD 196.

And in Hannover, the average price for a 3 star category hotel is USD 94 and for a 5 star category hotel it is USD 161.

3. Shopping

Shopping in HamburgHamburg

Street in HannoverHannover – ©Jonathan Bernard

Hamburg has good options of department stores and shopping malls such as the Alsterhaus, Levantehaus and Hamburger Meile. And at Neuer Wall, you will find all the luxury brands.

Hannover also offers excellent shopping venues such as the Kaufhof, the Ernst-August-Galerie and others.

4. Museums

Museum in HamburgHamburg

Museum in HannoverHannover

In Hamburg there are excellent museums such as the Miniatur Wunderland, the Hamburg Museum, the Chocolate Museum (CHOCOVERSUM) and others.

Hannover also has great museum options such as the Sprengel Museum, the Landesmuseum Hannover, the Historisches Museum Hannover and others.

5. Parks

Park in HamburgPark in Hamburg – ©Robert Katzki

Park in HannoverPark in Hannover

Hamburg offers several possibilities for outdoor activities around the lake and also green spaces like the Planten un Blomen and the Stadtpark.

Hannover is home to beautiful green spaces and parks like the Maschpark and Georgengarten.

6. Day Trips

Kiel, a city in the north of GermanyKiel, Germany

Bremen, a perfect day trip from Hannover©Bremen – Carlos Ibáñez

From Hamburg, it is possible to visit destinations such as Lübeck, Schwerin, Kiel, Lüneburg on a day trip.

And from Hannover it is possible to combine a day trip to destinations like Goslar, Celle, Bremen, Hamelin and Braunschweig.

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See also

Hamburg Germany: 2-day Itinerary and Map

Hannover Germany: 2-day Itinerary and Map

German States Map

German States and Regions