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Places of interest

The "Metropolis between forest and vineyard", as an advertisement slogan once proclaimed, is actually worth seeing and experiencing.

  • Old and new Castle
  • Fruchtkasten
  • Main railway station
  • Haus der Wirtschaft (Chamber of business)
  • Regional Parliament building
  • Killesbergturm
  • Königsbau
  • Markthalle
  • Musikhochschulturm
  • Schlossplatz
  • Solitude Castle
  • Stiftskirche
  • Wilhelmspalais

Hop-on / Hop off Open-top city bus tours

The sightseeing tour for individualists: visit Stuttgarts's most important sights - hop off and on as you wish. Commentary is delivered via loudspeaker (german) or audioguide in other languages. Sit back and enjoy Stuttgart's fascinating story. 

Travel times

June till September 2014
Monday to Thursday, 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. every 2. hour
Friday to Sunday, 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. every hour

October 2014
Sunday to Friday 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. every 2. hour
Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. every hour

November till December (except 24./25./26. December)2014
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. every 2. hour


24 hour ticket 15 € per person.
Consessions: 2 children (14 and under) accompanied by an adult travel free. Every additional child 10 €.
Wheelchair users-1 companion travels free.
StuttCard holders: 20 % discount.


German, Englisch, French, Spanisch, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Turkish


Mercedes Benz Museum

The "Mercedes-Benz Welt" came into existence in an areal spanning 60,000 sq.m. in front of the main gate of the Daimler factory in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim. It was inaugurated in time for the Football Worldcup 2006. With this, it replaced the Mercedes-Benz Museum in the main factory at Untertürkheim, that was present since 1923, and continues the history. More than 110 years of innovative automobile history are covered by the exhibition. You can see on display the world's first car built by Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler, and of course the first Mercedes and another 160 vehicles which constitute of the Mercedes legend. You will also find limousines and sports cars.

Opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Entry fee: 8 € per person, reduced 4 €, free for children up to 14 years old


Württembergisches Landesmuseum Stuttgart

The Württembergische Landesmuseum Stuttgart is one of the most important museums established in the 19th century. Its historical core piece, the art chamber, however dates back to the 16th century. The museum documents the history of the region, from the Stone Ages through the Celts, Alemannians, classical antiquity, provincial Roman department, sculpture and paintings from the Middle Ages to the present day: coins, watches, furniture, scientific instruments and a separate museum of musical instruments and a Roman Lapidarium. Crowns and sceptres as well as the jewellery of the queens bear testimony to the Württemberg kingdom.

Opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on December 24,25,31
Entry fee: Adults 3 €, reduced 2 €, free for children up to 13 years old

Carl Zeiss Planetarium

The creation of the new Stuttgart Planetarium was possible only because of the generous donation from the Carl Zeiss Foundation and numerous donations from the people of Stuttgart and from Stuttgart based companies.

Opening hours
Tuesday to Friday from 9 to 11.30 a.m. and 2 to 4.30 p.m., Wednesday and Friday additionally from 7 to 9.30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 7.30 p.m., closed on Mondays
Entry fee: Adults 6 € per person, children and Students 4 €


Wilhelma: Zoological and botanical garden of Stuttgart

When Wilhelm I., King of Württemberg, commissioned Ludwig in 1842 to build the Wilhelma castle, he was not thinking so much of a zoo as a paradise garden on the lines of the famous Alhambra in Granada. The "Maurische Garden" that was laid till 1863 in this manner thus forms the seed core of the present day Wilhelma. With about 9,000 animals covering about 1,000 species and with about 1.7 million visitors a year, today the Wilhelma is also the biggest animal park in Germany.

Opening hours
May to August daily from 8.15 a.m. to 6 p.m.
April and September daily from 8.15 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
March and October daily from 8.15 a.m. to 5 p.m.
November to February daily from 8.15 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Entry fee
Normal tariff (March to October): Adults 14 €, children from 6 to 17 years old 7 €, school children / college students (with ID card up to 28 years) 7 €, family ticket I (1 parent with own children from 6 to 17 years) 21 €, family ticket II (parents with own children from 6 to 17 years old) 35 €
Evening tariff (after 4 p.m.) and winter tariff (November to February): Adults 10 €, children from 6 to 17 years old 5 €, school children / college students (with proof of identity, up to 28 years old) 5 €, family ticket I (1 parent with own children from 6 to 17 years old) 15 €, (parents with own children from 6 to 17 years old) 25 €


Tour of the Neckar on board a ship

The Neckar, a tributary of the Rhine, joins it near Mannheim. With a present fleet size of 4 ships, the Neckar-Cäpt'n can travel up stream along the Neckar till Plochingen. Downstream ,the ships normally go up to Heilbronn, however, extensive canal systems linked to the river make it possible to go further downstream up to Mannheim and then up the Rhine till Basel or Rotterdam.

Season from Easter to October
Information, timetables and prices available under telephone + 49 (0) 711 54997060 (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)



What better place for an exclusive shopping destination than the home town of Hugo Boss? Visit the designer world of Outletcity Metzingen and look forward to a unique shopping experience with numerous high-class brand name stores. Here, attractive discounts are available all year round on women's, men's and children's fashion, plus a great deal more!

We have put together a special package for you, so that you can enjoy your day's shopping in peace.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Shuttle bus travel times:
The Maritim Hotel Stuttgart's Shopping Shuttle takes you to OUTLETCITY METZINGEN and back again in comfort.

Tickets purchased in advance: Return 10 €, single 7.50 €
Tickets purchased on the bus: Return 12 €, single 8.50 €

Kulturzentrum MERLIN e.V.

The programme spans an extremely wide range: music, top-class cabaret, theatre - if it's out of the ordinary - performance and literature, local work and plenty of scope for a host of initiatives, comedy and short films, plus lots of offers for children.


Bix Jazz Club

Since 2006 the 100-year-old Gustav-Siegle-Haus has been home to a jazz gem that Stuttgart can rightly be proud of. The magazine "DownBeat" ranks the club among the best 50 worldwide. From jazz to soul and funk - it delights not only jazz enthusiasts.

Opening hours
Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Thursday to Saturday from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.


At Zwölfzehn you'll find not only rockabilly chicks sipping cocktails on red velvet bar stools and wagging their feet to the guitar riffs of the live band, but also regular party freaks shaking their limbs to the pounding beat of the DJs.

Opening hours
Sunday to Thursday for events from 8.30 p.m. onwards
Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. onwards