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City market square

Wolfenbüttel is a town in Lower Saxony.


While the town does have history going back centuries, it is overshadowed by nearby Braunschweig and its one claim to fame is rarely associated with the town - being the site of the Jägermeister distillery and their corporate headquarters.

Get in[edit]

Wolfenbüttel is located on the Oker river, about 15 kms south of Brunswick. In 1432 it became the residence of the Duke of Brunswick.

By train[edit]

  • 1 Bahnhof Wolfenbüttel. This station sees regional train service Wolfenbüttel station (Q19274524) on Wikidata

Get around[edit]

Map of Wolfenbüttel


Schloss Wolfenbüttel
Baroque castle
Klein Venedig
Historic town canal
  • 1 Schloss Wolfenbüttel (Wolfenbüttel Castle), Schlossplatz 13. A baroque castle and museum. Schloss Wolfenbüttel on Wikipedia (Q2244232) on Wikidata
  • 2 Lessinghaus, Lessingplatz 1. (Q1820936) on Wikidata
  • 3 Herzog-August-Bibliothek, Lessingplatz 2.
  • 4 Klein-Venedig ("Little Venice" town canal), Stobenstraße. A picturesque waterside building ensemble.



The town centre offers many opportunities for shopping. Market days are on Wednesdays and Saturdays.


  • 5 Sun, Leipzigerstraße 8a, +49 5331 31788. Chinese food




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