Blick über den Eckensee zum Opernhaus im Oberen Schlossgarten bei Nacht, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland

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Nearby Stuttgart attractions

1. Mittlerer Schlossgarten

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The fountain-dotted Mittlerer Schlossgarten draws thirsty crowds to its beer garden in summer.

2. Planetarium Stuttgart

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This pyramid-shaped planetarium uses up-to-the-minute technology to virtually propel you into outer space, with highly realistic projections of…

3. Turmforum

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Some of the best views of Stuttgart are from the the top of the tower jutting out from the main train station. A free lift (elevator) deposits you right…

4. Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

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The neoclassical-meets-contemporary Staatsgalerie bears British architect James Stirling’s curvy, colourful imprint. Alongside big-name exhibitions, the…

5. Unterer Schlossgarten

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The Unterer Schlossgarten is a ribbon of greenery rambling northeast to the Neckar River and the Rosensteinpark, home to the zoo.

6. Oberer Schlossgarten

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The Oberer Schlossgarten is framed by eye-catching landmarks such as the columned Staatstheater and the ultra-modern, glass-clad Landtag.

7. Landtag

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One of Oberer Schlossgarten's most eye-catching landmarks is the ultra-modern Landtag, a glass rectangle housing the state parliament.

8. Kriegsberg Vineyards


The Kriegsberg vineyards rise up just north of the Hauptbahnhof. It's a fine place for a blow-away-the-cobwebs stroll, especially when autumn paints the…