Attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Stuttgart

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

The neoclassical-meets-contemporary Staatsgalerie bears British architect James Stirling’s curvy, colourful imprint. Alongside big-name exhibitions, the gallery harbours a stellar collection of European art from the…
Palace in Stuttgart

Schloss Solitude

From its perch above Stuttgart, domed Schloss Solitude was built in 1763 for Duke Karl Eugen of Württemberg as a hunting palace and summer residence. Blending rococo and neoclassical styles, it is a lavish confectio…
Area in Stuttgart

Bohnenviertel

To really slip under Stuttgart’s skin, mosey through one of the city’s lesser-known neighbourhoods. Walk south to Hans-im-Glück Platz, centred on a fountain depicting the caged Grimm’s fairy-tale character Lucky Han…
Gardens in Stuttgart

Schlossgarten

The fountain-dotted Mittlerer Schlossgarten draws thirsty crowds to its beer garden in summer. The Unterer Schlossgarten is a ribbon of greenery rambling northeast to the Neckar River and the Rosensteinpark, home to…
Museum in Stuttgart

Weissenhof Estate

Architecture enthusiasts are thrilled by the recent opening of the Weissenhof Estate, following many years of restoration. Built in 1927 for the Deutscher Werkbund exhibition, the estate showcases the pioneering mod…
Tower in Stuttgart

Fernsehturm

Whether you think it a marvel or a monstrosity, the 217m-high Fernsehturm is one of Stuttgart's most visible landmarks, with its needle-thin concrete spire poking up above the city. Built in 1956, it was the world's…
Gallery in Stuttgart

Kunstmuseum Stuttgart

Occupying a shimmering glass cube, this gallery presents high-calibre special exhibits alongside a permanent gallery filled with a prized collection of works by Otto Dix, Willi Baumeister and Stuttgart-born abstract…
Square in Stuttgart

Schlossplatz

Stuttgart's central square is dominated by the exuberant three-winged Neues Schloss. Duke Karl Eugen von Württemberg’s answer to Versailles, the baroque-neoclassical royal residence now houses state government minis…
Chapel in Stuttgart

Grabkapelle Rotenberg

When King Wilhelm I of Württemberg’s beloved wife Katharina Pavlovna, daughter of a Russian tsar, died at the age of 30 in 1819, the king tore down the family castle and built this burial chapel. The king was also i…
Museum in Stuttgart

Schweinemuseum

Billing itself as the world’s biggest pig museum, the Schweinemuseum is one heck of a pigsty: 50,000 paintings, lucky trinkets, antiques, cartoons, piggy banks and a veritable mountain of cuddly toys cover the entir…