town in Lower Saxony, Germany

Wolfenbüttel is a town in Lower Saxony.

City market square


While the town does have history going back centuries as evident by its well preserved timber-framed buildings, 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 inEdit

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

By trainEdit

  • 1 Bahnhof Wolfenbüttel. This station sees regional train service    

Get aroundEdit


Schloss Wolfenbüttel
Baroque castle
Klein Venedig
Historic town canal
  • 1 Schloss Wolfenbüttel (Wolfenbüttel Castle), Schlossplatz 13. A baroque castle and museum.    
  • 2 Lessinghaus, Lessingplatz 1.  
  • 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




Go nextEdit

This city travel guide to Wolfenbüttel is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!