Stuttgart, the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany, is a fascinating metropolis that offers a blend of history, culture and modern innovation. From its picturesque vineyards to ultra-modern automobile museums, there is something for everyone to discover in Stuttgart. In this blog post, we take a closer look at this vibrant city.
Culture and History
The city has a rich history that goes back to the 10th century. The Old Castle and the New Castle are two impressive historical landmarks that reflect the history of the city. The Old Palace is now home to the Württemberg State Museum and offers a fascinating insight into the region’s past.
For art lovers, the Stuttgart State Gallery is a must-see. This renowned art collection houses works by artists such as Picasso, Beuys and many others. The Stuttgart Opera and State Theatre offer first-class performances for culture lovers.
Stuttgart is known worldwide as the ” home of the automobile”, as it is the home of companies such as Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. The Mercedes-Benz Museum and the Porsche Museum are impressive institutions that impressively illustrate the history and development of the automotive industry.
Stuttgart is also known as a green oasis, surrounded by green spaces and numerous parks. The palace gardens are a wonderful place to relax and have a picnic. The Höhenpark Killesberg offers a breathtaking view of the city and is home to a variety of flowers and plants. We also recommend a visit to the Zoological-Botanical Garden.
Stuttgart also offers a wide range of shopping opportunities. Königstraße is the main shopping street in Stuttgart and one of the longest pedestrian zones in Europe. Here you will find a variety of stores, from international brands to local boutiques. The well-known luxury department store Breuniger is also located on Königstraße. The Milaneo shopping center is the largest mall in Stuttgart and offers a wide range of shopping, dining and entertainment options. The flea market on Karlsplatz is the oldest flea market in Germany and offers a variety of antiques, second-hand items and curiosities.
Our favorite city districts
Stuttgart has a variety of neighborhoods that offer different atmospheres, characters and amenities. The popularity of neighborhoods often depends on the personal preferences, lifestyle and needs of the residents. Here are some of the most popular neighborhoods in Stuttgart:
- Heusteigviertel: Located south of the city center, this neighborhood is characterized by charming old buildings, quiet streets and good connections to the city center. It is popular with young families and creative professionals.
- West: The West district is known for its green areas such as the Höhenpark Killesberg and the Weissenhof. It is a residential area with good connections to the city center and offers a pleasant environment.
- Sillenbuch: A residential area in the east of Stuttgart characterized by greenery, parks and a family-friendly environment. There are good schools and shopping facilities here.
- Degerloch: This neighborhood is located on the southern edge of Stuttgart and offers a quiet environment with views of the city. It is known for its upscale living options and proximity to the Stuttgart television tower
Stuttgart also offers a diverse culinary offer. From traditional dishes such as Maultaschen and Spätzle to international cuisines that enrich the city, there is a wide range of options for foodies.
The Speisenmeisteri at Hohenheim Palace is located in an elegant setting, here you can count on excellent food with upscale cuisine and regional seasonal ingredients as well as a special experience. We also recommend the Cube Restaurant in the middle of the television tower. It offers delicious food with a breathtaking view of the city. If you are looking for traditional dishes such as Maultaschen, be sure to try the Maultaschen-Manufaktur. A cosy restaurant that specializes in the Swabian speciality.
There is no doubt that Stuttgart is an exciting city that has something for everyone, with many sights and a high quality of life. As well as plenty of potential for furnished rentals and temporary living.