In the north of Wandsbek there are many small settlements, which are very pretty, semi-detached, everything is well-kept and clean. You can tell that the Wandsbeker are proud of their district.

Wandsbeker cottage
Typical Wandsbeker cottage, well maintained, with hedge and roses in front of the house.

Near the Bundeswehr Hospital you will find mostly higher buildings (skyscrapers), some Aldi and Lidl markets. The Bundeswehr Hospital is not accessible to private persons, it is military terrain.

The Staatsarchiv has original documents on the town’s history and numerous other files.

Staatsarchiv

Right next to it is the Jewish cemetery Wandsbek from 1637, closed in 1886, but it can not be entered and is a memorial.

Jewish cemetery Wandsbek
Jewish cemetery Wandsbek
Jewish cemetery Wandsbek

The shopping center Quarree, which is really huge, stretches over several streets and has bridges between the buildings.

Shopping Center Quarree

There are two lion statues on Wandsbeker Marktplatz. They were originally located at the main entrance of the palace complex of Heinrich Carl von Schimmelmann. They are under protection of monuments.

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Near the former castle there are many, beautiful, old houses with stucco. The castle itself doesn’t exist no longer, there is today the city administration of Wandsbek.

Nice, old stucco buildings

In Wandsbeker wood is a Memorial stone for Matthias Claudius, the most famous Wandsbeker inhabitant. He wrote many poems and directed the newspaper Wandsbeker Bote from 1771-1775.

Memorial stone for Matthias Claudius
Memorial stone for Matthias Claudius
Church of St. Joseph
Church of St. Joseph
Church of St. Joseph

The Heimatmuseum Wandsbek is located in a building that was founded in 1870 by the daughters of the 1784 immigrated merchant Joseph Morewood from England as a retirement home.

Heimatmuseum Wandsbek (Morewood-Stift)
Heimatmuseum Wandsbek (Morewood-Stift)
Charlotte-Paulsen-Gymnasium
Charlotte-Paulsen-Gymnasium, built in 1914
Charlotte-Paulsen-Gymnasium
Charlotte-Paulsen-Gymnasium

The Bovehaus was built in 1861 by Christian Bove, who returned from Argentina after 30 years as a successful merchant.

Bovehaus
Bovehaus

Near the Nestlé Chocolate Factory Hamburg you can smell the fantastic sweets.

Nestlé Chocolate Factory Hamburg

North of Staples and Kentucky Fried Chicken is an area with a few residential buildings and commercial areas with a lot of car dealerships. There is also the UCI-Wandsbek and more commercial areas to the north with even more car dealerships and also the flatrate brothel Geizhaus.

Wandsbek