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Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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beautiful place

The Maschsee is a maritime flair in the middle of the city! During the summer you can participate... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gerson F
The heart of Hannover

You visit Hannover? Go maschsee! Really. The page is man made, it's the heart of Hannover and you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olaf K
Hannover, Germany
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“big lake” (5 reviews)
“city centre” (8 reviews)
Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Maschsee is a maritime flair in the middle of the city! During the summer you can participate of The Maschsee Festival. This festival provides an international stage for holidays. On 19 days the visitors at the largest fest in Lower Saxony have the opportunity...More

Thank Gerson F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You visit Hannover? Go maschsee! Really. The page is man made, it's the heart of Hannover and you can boat on it, if you like. Pick a sunny day and enjoy. Full pull.

Thank Olaf K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great lake close to the center. Ideal for walking, running or bike tour or even do sailing :). Some restaurants just nearby with the view of the lake and you can enjoy hours there

Thank amirhossein s
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The walk around this lite sea with take you approximately 1 hour and at the and there are 2 restaurants where you can have drinks and food.

Thank Horst S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The lake is a very nice place for a relaxing walk or sport activities in the center of the city. You also have several places to grab a cup of coffee while enjoying the view.

Thank Irena T
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This lake is in the heart of the city and popular with the locals who come to jog, dog walk and sail. Take the boat tour for 7 euros all the way around. There are small cafes and a restaurant if you choose to walk...More

Thank davidandmel
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This man made lake is a very nice place to chill and walk around. You can easily find a place to sit down and enjoy the nature... in the middle of the city! You can also rent a pedalo. However, I wouldn't like to swim...More

Thank Yann R
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Nice place to go for a walk, Jog , or just hang around. Go sailing , if you have a interest. Else just soak in the nice and calm panorama of the lake.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

The Maschsee is a very popular lake in the city centre of Hannover. Especially at the weekends people come here to relax. Around the lake there are a several Cafés and Restarants for having a coffee or some ice cream. To sourround the lake you...More

Thank gingerlynx
Reviewed 11 April 2017

As a citizen of Hannover for the last 4.5 years I have been in Maschsee and the surrounding area more time that I can remember. It is nice to visit in a day without rain during the whole year (better at spring-summer) but it is...More

Thank Alexandros R
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