Langenhagen – A City with 50, 000 Inhabitants
Location: In the Hanover District
This town in the Hanover district is located within Lower Saxony, Germany. To the north, you will find heavily forested areas near the town of Wedemark, and to the west lie Lake Steinhude as well as the Nature Park Steinhuder Meer. Several major highways intersect in the city, making getting in and out simple. Like the rest of northern Germany, Langenhagen has many low hills and thick forests, lending to many who come to enjoy outdoor beauty in a rural but not disconnected town.
Culture: Cabaret, Cinema, and Artists
Cultural tourism is a big part of the local economy. It's no wonder considering all the choices visitors and residents have when they want to go out in the town. Many like to head over to one of the local cinemas like CineMotion and catch a popular film, while others enjoy live performing arts, sports, or a stroll through one of the many parks in the area. Langenhagen's love for everything music is best represented at the Kabarett Festival Mimuse that occurs every year. It is the largest cabaret festival in northern Germany. For those who like art, you will be delighted to know that many artists choose this cultural powerhouse as their home and workspace. Painters and sculptors are constantly providing more unique works to make their city proud. From an early age, talents in the arts are fostered, which is what makes this city such a great place to be. The music school has been around since 1978, and offers broad musical education to children and adolescents.
Activities: Family Fun and Outdoor Leisure
This family-friendly town is best at recreation for the whole family and ways to wind down and enjoy your free time. Silbersee (Silver Lake) is a popular spot to swim, play, or just sit and relax in the sun. It is set up like a sandy beach, giving visitors the feel of being by the ocean. This beautiful area offers something for everyone with a dog area, a play area, a restaurant, and a mini golf course. Playgrounds set places for children to run around and have fun in the middle of the scenic woods. Enjoy the sounds of young laughter as well as chirping of birds. For something a little bit different, take a trip to the chapel in the Eichenpark (Oak Park). This historical chapel takes visitors back in time, and is surrounded by a lovely natural park. Inside, you will find varying art exhibitions.