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Through the districts of Hannover: List

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Discover the List – Guided city tour through Hanover


About the tour

Experience the List, one of the most charming and lively districts of Hanover, with us on a guided city tour. The List impresses with its beautiful old building architecture, a wide range of cultural offerings and a lively, inviting atmosphere. Join our knowledgeable guides on a stroll through the picturesque streets and discover hidden treasures and the stories that shape this district.

Lister Meile – The shopping mile with heart
Start your tour on the Lister Meile, the car-free shopping street in the heart of the district. This lively street is lined with boutiques, cafes and restaurants. Enjoy the atmosphere of the street cafes and the friendly atmosphere while you learn more about daily life and the historical significance of the List.

Eilenriede – Europe’s largest urban forest
The tour also takes you to the Eilenriede, Hanover's large urban forest, which is considered the city's green lung. Stroll along shady paths, past ancient trees and idyllic ponds. Your guide will introduce you to the flora and fauna of the forest and tell you about its importance for the recreation of city residents.

Architectural gems
The List is also known for its impressive old building architecture. Admire the magnificent buildings from the Wilhelminian era that characterize the streetscape. Find out how the architectural history of the List is closely linked to the development of Hanover and what role the residents played in it.

Bahlsen – A sweet story
Bahlsen, one of the best-known names in the German food industry, which has its origins in List. Discover the fascinating history of the company that has delighted the world with its cookies and confectionery for more than a century. Learn more about the origins of the word "cookie."



Information and Booking:



every 3rd Friday of the month (meeting point: Lister Platz)


5 p.m.


€ 15 per adult
€ 11 per child up to 14 years/pupils/students


approx. 2 hours


german/english speaking guide on request



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Last updated: 15 May 2024