Pinsteps. Institut für Mensch-Maschine-Kommunikation in Hannover university
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Mensch-Maschine-Kommunikation building at Leibniz Universität Hannover. This institute focuses on human-machine communication, including robotics, artificial intelligence, and cognitive systems. The university, founded in 1831, has a rich history of transforming and repurposing buildings for educational use so this building may have a similar story.

As for the chronology of Hannover's rulers, the House of Hanover was a German-British royal house that began with George Louis, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, who became King George I of Great Britain in 1714. His successors were George II, George III, George IV, William IV, and finally, Queen Victoria, who reigned until 1837. However, because of the semi-Salic law in Germany, which prevented women from inheriting, the kingdom of Hanover passed to Queen Victoria's uncle, Ernest Augustus, and not to her. Ernest Augustus was followed by his son George V, who was the last king of Hanover, as the kingdom was annexed by Prussia after the Austro-Prussian War in 1866.

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"Hanover Highlights" Aug 15, 2018

Here's a sample itinerary for a one-day trip in Hanover, visiting the Leibniz University and Herrenhausen Gardens.


  1. Start at Leibniz University: Start your day at the Leibniz University of Hanover, one of Germany's largest and oldest science and technology universities. The campus is dotted with historical buildings and modern structures, reflecting the evolution of education and technology over the centuries. Explore the main building, the Conti-Tower, and the beautiful library.

  2. Visit the Welfenschloss: This former royal palace now serves as the university's main building. It is an excellent example of historicist architecture with a beautiful facade and interior. Also, don't miss the chance to visit the Welfengarten, the park surrounding the palace.

  3. Lunch: Enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants or cafes near the university. You can find everything from traditional German fare to international cuisine.


  1. Herrenhausen Gardens: Head to the Herrenhausen Gardens after lunch. This complex consists of the Great Garden (Großer Garten), the Berggarten, the Georgengarten, and the Welfengarten. Spend the afternoon strolling through these stunning gardens, which reflect the baroque ideals of ordered nature and art.

  2. The Great Garden: Start with the Great Garden, one of Europe's most distinguished elaborate formal gardens. Here, you can admire meticulously manicured lawns, hedges, walkways, and a beautiful fountain that shoots water 80 meters high.

  3. The Berggarten: Next, visit the Berggarten, a botanical garden with an impressive collection of plants. Don't miss the orchid collection, the rainforest house, and the cactus house.

  4. The Georgengarten and Welfengarten: These English-style gardens are perfect for a stroll. They're also home to the Wilhelm Busch Museum and the Leibniz Temple.


  1. Dinner: After a day of exploring, have dinner at one of the restaurants near the gardens. You could also opt for a meal in the city centre, just a short tram ride away. Here's a sample itinerary for a one-day trip in Hanover, visiting the Leibniz University and Herrenhausen Gardens.

Enjoy your day in Hanover!

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