If you want to discover for yourself Germany, then the best choice will be to visit Stuttgart. Here perfectly ancient traditions, culture and sights remained. Besides, you will be able to have a rest and enjoy known German kitchen, to drink the real Stuttgart beer.
Old and New state galleries – the known sights of Stuttgart
The state galleries – one of the most popular tourist places of Stuttgart. Construction of Old gallery was conducted from 1838 to 1843 under control of the king William I Vyurtembergsky. The basis of this sight was made by the masterpieces of painting, graphics, a sculpture, a water color and an engraving of the 14-19th centuries collected from all corners of the world. Among tourists Rembrandt, Memling and Canaletto’s works enjoy the greatest popularity.
Near old the New gallery was open, it is completely devoted to art of the 20th century. It attracts tourists with a huge number of works, both the famous artists, and talented fans. The sight is accurately divided into various schools and the directions of art so you will be able easily to find the works interesting you. The gallery can brag of a magnificent bouquet of works of Picasso, Beckman, Boyce, Kiefer and Klee. Surely visit these known galleries of Stuttgart.
Museum of Fine Arts – pride of Stuttgart
It is possible to tell safely that this unique sight is the real work of art. The museum is located in the downtown and is one of the main tourist places of Stuttgart. The building of the museum represents the parallelepiped which is completely made of glass. Persistently I advise to look at this unsurpassed construction at night: the look is just fantastic! The sight was open only in 2005, but already managed to get prestigious collections of works of the famous German artist Otto Dix who became famous for the realistic image of the Weimar society and cruel war in the pictures. Also here colourful pictures of the German abstract artist Willie Baumeyster and modern sculptor and artist Roth Dieter found a shelter. Being in round on sights of Stuttgart, you are simply obliged to visit worldfamous museum of Fine Arts!
Mineral bathtubs of Stuttgart – curative sight
In Stuttgart the largest stocks of mineral waters of Europe are located. More 2000 residents are treated and strengthen the health at curative sources. To relax in a pair mineral bathtub is a smart way to spend free time in Stuttgart. Besides, it will lift immunity and will give many forces for continuation of your round on sights. I advise to visit the pool of Das Leuze in the territory of which various hot and cold mineral bathtubs, saunas and paddling pools are located. If you want not only to have a rest well, but also to gain strength, then visit this special place of Stuttgart.
The museum Mercedes Benz – sight of Stuttgart
This surprising museum is open shortly before the beginning of the FIFA World Cup of 2006 in Germany. It is a huge modern complex which exhibition area makes 17 000 sq.m. The complex consists of seven levels, each of which is responsible for a certain period of time in the history of the company. This sight of Stuttgart represents more than 160 various vehicles: from racing cars and concept cars to aviation engines. Besides, Mercedes-Benz-Arena (home stadium of FC Stuttgart) and headquarters of the company also enter a complex. Even if you are also not a motorist, visit the museum Mercedes Benz. It is sure, it will present you a set of positive emotions.
Palace Square – tourist heart of Stuttgart
The sight is one of the most popular tourist places of Stuttgart. Here like to have a rest both locals, and visitors. For many this place is a starting point for round on Stuttgart. Special grandeur to this place is given by the magnificent palace built in Baroque style. Its construction was conducted the whole 60 years from 1846 to 1806. Long time it served as the residence of kings. It is interesting to know that there began construction the duke Karl Evgeny Vyurtembergski who wanted to create the second Versailles. In 1863 on the square erected Aphrodite’s statue (the Roman goddess of harmony), two fountains, and figures of eight angels, each of which symbolizes one of the rivers of Wurtemberg. Palace Square of Stuttgart one of those sights which all tourists have to visit as, for example, Aleksanderplats in Berlin.
Wilhelm’s zoo – sight of Stuttgart
Probably, it is one of the most amazing tourist places of the city. Here in full harmony the botanical garden and a huge zoo are combined. Initially, the sight was conceived as a garden of the king William I, but already to the middle of the 19th century, the palace and park complex and a zoo began to function here. The set of greenhouses and pavilions in Mauritian style are harmoniously combined from 8000 animals and 5000 different types of plants. In all territory of sight the huge number of benches with ice cream and cooling drinks so you should not suffer thirst or hunger until the end of visit of a zoo of Wilhelm is located. Surely visit this amazing place of Stuttgart.