Living in Hamburg-Rahlstedt
a lovable district
with charm and character
With its lively pedestrian zone and regular weekly markets, Rahlstedt has retained the charming atmosphere of a small town to this day. Here you can find everything you need for your daily needs right on your doorstep: confectioners, butchers, supermarkets, boutiques and many small stores with a colorful selection. Various restaurants also offer a wide range of culinary delights.
A good supply of schools and daycare centers makes the district particularly interesting for families. The first school was built in Rahlstedt as early as 1895, and there are now all levels of schools here, from elementary to high school, including several special schools. In addition, there are various daycare centers and kindergartens.
Rahlstedt has good public transport connections. You can reach downtown Hamburg in about 15 minutes by regional train. The district of Wandsbek is also served by the U1 subway line. The new S-Bahn line S4, which is supposed to relieve regional and long-distance traffic, is currently under construction. It connects Hamburg with Bad Oldesloe, so that changing trains at Hamburg main station will no longer be necessary. The public transport system is excellently developed with bus lines.
Whether you take a walk along the Wandse or walk through Alt-Rahlstedt, you move everywhere very close to nature. The urban life is colorful and is characterized by many clubs. Whether you are a sports fan, a volunteer or a collector, in Rahlstedt everyone will find exactly the club that suits their interests. Water sports enthusiasts can also ambitiously swim lanes in the new, modern indoor and outdoor pools.