The Unterer Schlossgarten is a ribbon of greenery rambling northeast to the Neckar River and the Rosensteinpark, home to the zoo.
- UUnterer Schlossgarten
- WWürttembergischer Kunstverein
Identified by its copper cupola, this gallery stages thought-provoking contemporary art exhibitions. There are free guided tours (in German) at 3pm on…
Cobbled Schillerplatz is where the poet-dramatist Friedrich Schiller is immortalised in bronze.
- MMittlerer Schlossgarten
The fountain-dotted Mittlerer Schlossgarten draws thirsty crowds to its beer garden in summer.
One of Oberer Schlossgarten's most eye-catching landmarks is the ultra-modern Landtag, a glass rectangle housing the state parliament.
- FFriedrich Schiller Statue
The poet-dramatist Friedrich Schiller is immortalised in bronze on cobbled Schillerplatz.
A bronze equestrian statue of German Emperor Wilhelm I (r 1871-1888) stands proud on Karlsplatz.
Topped by two mismatched towers, this largely 15th-century church has Romanesque origins.