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Wolfenbuttel

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Wolfenbüttel is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany, the administrative capital of Wolfenbüttel District. It is best known as the location of the internationally renowned Herzog August Library and for having the largest concentration of timber-framed buildings in Germany. It is an episcopal see of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brunswick. It is also home to the Jägermeister distillery and houses a campus of the Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences.GeographyThe town centre is located at an elevation of 77ft on the Oker river near the confluence with its Altenau tributary, about 13km south of Brunswick and 60km southeast of the state capital Hanover. Wolfenbüttel is situated about half-way between the Harz mountain range in the south and the Lüneburg Heath in the north. The Elm-Lappwald Nature Park and the Asse hill range stretch east and southeast of the town.With a population of about 52,000 people, Wolfenbüttel is part of the Hannover–Braunschweig–Göttingen–Wolfsburg Metropolitan Region. It is the southernmost of the 172 towns in Northern Germany whose names end in büttel, meaning "residence" or "settlement."
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Specialty Museum
Museum Schloss Wolfenbuttel
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Church
Marienkirche
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Goldschmiede Prunkstucke
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Church
St. Trinitatis Kirche
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Wolfenbuttel

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Wildlife Area
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen Hodenhagen
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Duration: 4 hours
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Architectural Building
Gruene Zitadelle Magdeburg
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Brunswick Cathedral Braunschweig
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Wolfenbuttel

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History Museum
Buerger Museum
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
History Museum
Gartnermuseum Wolfenbuttel
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Landmark
Lessinghaus
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Fun & Games
Bogenschiesscenter Wolfenbuttel
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Wolfenbuttel

Church
St. Johanniskirche
4.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Historic Site
Wolfenbutteler Mordgruben - Kasematten im Seeliger Park
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Wolfenbuttel

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Natural History Museum
Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum
2.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

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