Nowadays Stuttgart has the right to claim the title of "the world’s car capital". Even people, who are not interested in the automotive industry, will correctly link the name of the city with «Mercedes-Benz» brand. In this city are located two large automobile museums (Mercedes-Benz and Porsche).
However, the city is also one of most important and largest cultural centers in both Germany and Europe. Tenths of thousands of tourists arrive here to admire the churches of the city (Domkirche St. Eberhard, Stiftskirche Stuttgart, Leonhardskirche, Hospitalkirche) and enjoy the beauty of the city’s squares (Konigstrasse, Schlossplatz, Schillerplatz, Marktplatz). Simply no one can be left indifferent after viewing the city’s palaces and castles.
Of course, besides its amazing automobile museums Stuttgart is proud of other prominent places - National Gallery, Museum of Art, Museum of Wine, Linden Museum, etc. Hegel Museum is also located in this city.
Young guests of this place will be surely fond of the city’s zoo and botanical garden. The local planetarium offers fascinating educational programs. Probably, all Europeans have heard of Friedrichsbau Variete and Porsche-Arena. Besides them there are also two theatres in the city.