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Stuttgart Many travelers associate Stuttgart with high quality beer; every year the city hosts a grand celebration, the Stuttgart Beer Festival. The Beer Festival is held at the end of September and lasts for two weeks; it is comparable with those arranged in Munich. Every year, the holiday is visited by over three million foreign visitors; however, it won’t be difficult to find a suitable place for beer tasting.
New Palace, Mercedes-Benz Museum, Linden Museum, State Gallery of Stuttgart, Stuttgart main station, Church of St. Nicholas, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Stuttgart … Open
In contrast to the crowded Munich festival, quite calm and measured atmosphere reigns in Stuttgart. The story of the bright national holiday is very interesting; it was first held in 1818. The holiday was timed to the opening of the Hohenheim University and has been celebrated annually. Originally celebrations lasted for only one day. Locals enjoyed their favorite treats and beer and organized interesting events and fairs.
Over the years, the festival's program expanded. In the early 20th century, the celebration was held for 3 days; in 1920, it has taken 5 days. Since 1860, beer has been the main symbol of the holiday; during the festival, it just flows like water. Since 1972, the festival has been celebrated not less than 14 days; in addition to tasting beer, it provides a lot of interesting entertainment options. Copyright
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Seven huge tents are set in the city, but holidaymakers also have an opportunity to go to one of the local pubs, restaurants or bars. Those who are indifferent to beer would like the festival too, because it has a very diverse entertainment program. Fun rides, concerts, colorful fairs and street performances, tasting of gourmet treats and cooking classes, exciting tours and sporting events - these are just a small part of activities that are included in the festival program.
Stuttgart Konigsbau Music fans will be interested to visit Stuttgart in the first half of July, when the city hosts the brightest musical event, Jazz Open Stuttgart. Lots of famous performers take part in the festival; enchanting open-air concerts are its main feature.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Stuttgart
♥   Domkirche St. Eberhard, Stuttgart, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kloster Maulbronn, Maulbronn, 36.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Martin, Rottenburg, 37.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Stuttgart
♥   Castle 'Rosenstein Castle' , 3.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle Solitude' , 7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Hohenheim' , 7.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Leonberg' , 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nippenburg' , 12.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ludwigsburg Palace' , 13.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Monrepos' , 16.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique landmarks in Stuttgart and around

Steinheimer Becken

From the series “Largest Meteorite Craters on Earth”
The crater has been formed more than 14 million years ago. As it was found out in the course of the research, for millions of years it has being completely filled with water. At the time when the first settlements appeared at the territory of the crater, the lake has long been dry. Over millions of years, under an influence of natural factors and human activities, a unique landscape in the region has been changing dramatically. … Read further


From the series “The Scariest Mines in the World”
In 1924, ore mining became unprofitable and it was decided to close the mine. The entrance was concreted, depriving thousands of curious people of opportunity to visit the mysterious cave. For many years the interest of local residents and tourists to the old mines hasn’t exhausted, so in 1979 Aalen government decided to unseal the entrance and set an iron gate beside it. The mine is open to visit only in the period from May to September; you can move through the tunnels only by special electric train and only in special equipment. … Read further
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