25 attractions you should visit in Lower Saxony - With photos & details

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Top 25 attractions to explore in Lower Saxony

It is the second-largest state by land area, with 47,624 km2 (18,388 sq mi), and fourth-largest in population (7.9 million) among the 16 states of Germany. Most of the state's territory was part of the historic Kingdom of Hanover. Agriculture, strongly towards the livestock sector, has always been a very important economic factor in the state.

Phaeno Science CenterWilly-Brandt-Platz 1, 38440 Wolfsburg, Germany

Phaeno Science Center is a science museum located in Wolfsburg, Germany. It is one of the works of the architect Zaha Hadid, opened in 2005, the museum displays the recent scientific developments, and allow to visitors to interact with robots, see a fire hurricane, and more.

Serengeti Park HodenhagenAm Safaripark 1, 29693 Hodenhagen, Germany

The Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen, Lower Saxony is a zoo and leisure park in North Germany. It features four zones: Animal World, Water World, Monkey World, Leisure World. The Serengeti Park houses four shows daily, and offers 300 beds for overnight stays.

Sprengel MuseumKurt-Schwitters-Platz 1, 30169 Hannover, Germany
Art Galleries

Sprengel Museum was open to the public in 1979. It is one of the most important museums of 20th and 21st-century art, home to magnificent collections of modern art in Germany. the museum also contains special works for Max Ernst, Picasso and Paul Klee.

Weltvogelpark WalsrodeAm Vogelpark, 29664 Walsrode, Germany

Weltvogelpark Walsrode is a bird park located in Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is the largest bird park in the world with an area of 24 hectares. The park houses rare birds and 4,400 birds of over 675 species, visitors can enjoy watching the beautiful birds and feed them.

Wurmberg Gondola LiftAm Amtsweg 5, 38700 Braunlage, Germany
Viewing Decks
Cable Car Stations

Wurmberg Gondola Lift is the longest in Northern Germany, with a vertical height of 1,312 feet (400 m) and a length of 2.7 km. It starts from the Braunlage tourist resort to the top of the 3,185 feet (971 m) high Wurmberg mountain.

Map of attractions in Lower Saxony