Best Things To Do in Stuttgart, Germany

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Neighbourhoods and Parks

  • Weissenhof Colony (Weissenhofsiedlung) – InternationalaModern Style architecture.
  • Barensee – a three mile jogging route along the “Bear Lakes”.
  • Schillerplatz – a charming square with a bi-weekly street market, and a lovely Christmas Market .                                            
  • Rosenstein Park – a pretty English garden.
  • Max-Eyth-See – artificial lake and a nature reserve.
  • Akademiegarten - the Academy Garden.
  • Schlossgarten - the Palace Garden.
  • Killesbergturm –a lovely viewpoint in the middle of a park.

Mercedez Benz Arena

  • Wilhelma – a brilliant botanical garden and zoo; Europe’s largest.
  • Birkenhopf – a hill made entirely out of WWII rubble.
  • Porsche Arena.

Rails

  • Killesberg Railway, a small steam-powered railway
  • Stuttgart cable Car, an old cable car.
  • Stuttgart Rack Railway – only urban rack railway in Germany.

Churches

  • Domkirche St. Eberhard – simple, friendly and large church.
  • Grabkapelle Württemberg – a royal tombs and a lovely view.
  • Hospitalkirche – 3rd largest medieval church around.
  • Leonhardskirche – a historic Gothic church.
  • Stiftskirche – a pretty and peaceful Lutheran church in a charming square.
  • Veitskapelle  - evangelical late Gothic church.
  • St. Catherine's Church Stuttgart – Anglican church.
  • Johanneskirche Church Stuttgart – Protestant Gothic Revival church on the peninsula of the Fire Pond, with a war broken tower.

Museums

  • Musikinstrumentenmuseum – a small but charming collection of musical intruments.
  • Lindenmuseum – a small ethnographic museum.
  • Mercedes-Benz Museum – 160 dreamboat cars.
  • Porsche Museum – 80 dreamboat cars.
  • Kunstmuseum – contemporary art museum.
  • State Gallery of Stuttgart (Staatsgalerie) – excellent and unusual fine art museum
  • Wurttemberg State Museum – a proper insight into Stuttgart and its surroundings.
  • Stuttgart State Museum of Natural History – a massive collection of natural archaeology.
  • Lapidarium -  a magical stone sculpture grotto.

Shows and Other

  • Carl Zeiss Planetarium – some science exhibits.
  • ExitGames Stuttgart – entertainment taken to a new level. Highly reviwed.
  • Strotmanns – crazy magic show.
  • Staatstheater Stuttgart – opera, ballet and drama at one place.

Below we have a list of things to do in Stuttgart and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Stuttgart getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Stuttgart with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Stuttgart

Here is the list of things to do in Stuttgart and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Porsche Museum

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    Porsche Museum

    Automobile Museum

    What Mercedez can do, Porche can do better. We’ll that’s the spirit in play here, and we’ll let you make up your own mind whther this museum is better than the new Benz museum. A grand ramp leads you to the sleek viewing area for your drooling pleasure. It’s certainly snazzy looking, with half the number of cars, but each of which is iconic and something right out of a d...Read more
  2. Wilhelma Zoo And Botanical Garden

    Outdoors, Zoo, Botanical Garden

    Wilhelma is a popular zoological-botanical garden that attracts over two million visitors each year. The zoo on this day covers an area of approximately 30 hectares and is home to near 11,500 animals belonging to different parts of the world. Wilhelma also takes in juvenile gorillas who have been rejected by their mothers and are therefore reared by the zookeepers. The setting of the zoo and th...Read more
  3. Palace Square

    Landmark, Square, Architecture , Fountain

    Go back in time here and you’ll be able to see soldiers doing their drills up and down this square. Thankfully, the place was made open to the public last century. The Allied forces bombing of the city didn’t leave much of it or the palace, so when they rebuilt it, the city began putting it to good use. The hold many events, demonstrations, concerts and fairs here through out the ye...Read more
  4. State Gallery Of Stuttgart

    4.6 (1283 Votes)
    State Gallery Of Stuttgart

    Art Museum, Art Gallery

    Originally containing just German, Dutch and Italian fine art, the gallery wasn’t the most special of attractions, apart from the (Rembrandts, the Reubens, the Hals… just kidding. It was great but the New State Gallery made it better. Its architecture is controversial, its art is modern and masterful (Picasso, Miro, Beuys) and a visit is nothing less than absolutely wonderful. The ...Read more
  5. Wurttemberg State Museum

    4.5 (1232 Votes)
    Wurttemberg State Museum

    History Museum, Castle, Architecture

    As far as Stuttgart goes, this is probably the best museum of the city, about the city. It started off from an art chamber within the Old Castle in which the museum is now mainly housed. The main collections include: Archeology: Paleolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, antiquity, Romans in Württemberg, early Middle Ages, antique glass, and the Roman lapidarium (located in the New Cast...Read more
  6. Collegiate Church

    4.5 (1239 Votes)
    Collegiate Church

    Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    It’s in one of Stuttgart’s most charming areas, and is one of it’s most charming attractions. There was a Romanseque church at this spot once upon a time. Over the centuries, gothic influenced elements were added (a choir and a nave). The towers, very distinct from each other, were erected. All of it was torn down in WWII, but they’ve managed to build it back up to nearl...Read more
  7. Stuttgart State Museum Of Natural History

    Educational Site, Natural History Museum

    The land around here was rich in fossils; here you get to see exactly how much. The marine Triassic, the marine Jurrasic and the terrestrial Cenozoic that’s where these guys ot their dinosaurs and other fossils from, and they’ve got it in great numbers. You wanna break down of their inventory? 4,1 millions fossils 40.000 minerals 1 million plants 4,5 millions insects 1 million moll...Read more
  8. Huftengold
    This is the ideal spot for cocktails, relaxing grooves and lovely cozy evening chats surrounded by candlelight. The décor is retro so be prepared to be transported back to another era. Phone Number :- +49 711 248 ext. 6988
  9. Weingut Ruoff
    As one of the few Besenwirtschafts that open all year, Weingut Ruoff is in a house built in 1550 and serves typical Swabian cuisine like Kartoffelsuppe, Gaisburger Marsch and Schlachtplatte. Phone Number :- +49 711 321224
  10. Max-eyth-see
    One of the most popular spots on hot summer days, this lake and park has a great bike path and the steep hills have some older terraced-style vineyards. A lot of the tool sheds that dot the hillside are protected landmarks and over 200 years old. 
  11. Mercedes-benz Factory
    The heart of the Mercedes-Benz empire and manufacture is well worth a visit on its own. There are 40000 employees on site which includes 9000 in research and development alone.
  12. Wilhelma

    Park, Zoo

    The zoo is an absolute must if you are travelling as a family. Wilhelma is about more than just watching monkeys and seeing strange flowers – there is some incredible landscaping and architecture features as well – the heart of the zoo is a 19thcentury palace/park landscape named after the former king Wilhelm of Wuerttemberg.    Phone Number :-  0711 5402-0
  13. Weber Restaurant
    This restaurant is all about local flavors with a Mediterranean twist – try the ostrich fillet with lemon Schupfnudeln (potato noodles) while you enjoy the stylish interior made up of teak tables, olive-black colours and woven screens.  
  14. Zap Club
    Zap Club is a sprawling modern disco located in the cellar of Schwabenzentrum and has hip décor and an amazing cocktail bar. There is live  music about once a week and over 30s get a discount on Wednesdays.  Phone Number :- +49 711 235227
  15. Landesmuseum Wurttemberg
    This museum focuses on regional archeology and architecture. The museum has some wonderful Celtic jewellery, Neolithic pottery, 35 000 year old figures made from mammoth ivory and diamond encrusted jewels. Well worth the visit.  Phone Number :-  0711 89535111