After a long day of sightseeing, one is bound to crave something unique, which is when you should head to the Strotmanns Magic Lounge. As the name suggests, this theater entertains patrons with magic shows that are known to attract and entertain visitors. Thorsten Strotmann is the man you will be applauding here and his tricks are sure to keep you wondering for a long, long time. The venue itself is impeccably maintained; it's drenched in subtle hues of teal black and illuminated with candles and yellow lights to create an enchanting setting. Visual effects and acoustics add immeasurably to your experience.
Located in the city which is called home by Mercedes Benz, the Mercedes Benz Museum is a spectacular tribute to one of the leading car brands of the world. A narrative of over a century of the brand's history, the museum was established in the year 2006. Designed by UN Studio, the design of the building is uniquely reminiscent of a double helix (human DNA), with the atrium inspired by the shape of Wankel Engine. Exhibiting over 160 vehicles, the museum displays some of the most treasured pieces of automotive history in the form of vintage cars. A paradise for car and automobile lovers, the museum's glass facade is the epitome of modern elegance.
Opened in 2001, the Killesbergturm is an observation tower which rises to a height of 42 meters (137 feet). Recognizable by its unique design where the curvy surface is supported by a steel net from the outside, the highest point of the tower offers a panoramic view of the city.
Birkenkopf is a tall hill which is located in the beautiful neighborhood of Wangen. This artificial hill was created post World War II with the rubble of the city ruins as a memorial for the locals who lost their lives. The hilltop is adorned with a cross that is a symbol of peace and happiness for the city's future. The hill also has some ruins from the war that are interesting to look at. A visit to this hill is like paying homage to the martyrs of the city. A few ruins of the war are still intact and are worth a look.
Killesberg is a haven for flower and gardening lovers. It is an oasis of tranquility and peace. With its magnificent flora, large grassy areas and the spectacular lookout tower, the park has become a must visit when around the Killesberg Hill. There are lakes, terraces, restaurants, narrow-gauge railway, children's play areas, and more fun activities that one can think of. The park is home to the Killesberg Railway as well.
Few gardens offer such a unique combination of fabulous architecture, flora and fauna as Stuttgart's Wilhelma. Located on the grounds of an old castle, the garden was established in the 19th Century and receives millions of visitors from all over the world annually. More than 11,000 animals from 1,000 species and countless plants from over 5,000 different species live and flourish here. From primates, elephants, hippos to an aquarium and a sea lion pool, the zoo evokes awe among kids and adults alike. The botanical garden is also home to greenhouses and rare plants including one of Europe's oldest Magnolia Grove. With so much to see, the Wilhelma is a must-visit.
Dating back to the 17th Century, Altes Theater was earlier known as Gasthof zur Sonne and, functioned as a hotel in the earlier times. It was converted into a theater post the Second World War. Today, it is famous for its exciting line up of events. The theater is known for hosting a plethora of events throughout the year including dance, cabaret, live musical concerts, dance programs, comedy gigs, seminars, art events, and other theatrical performances. The theater is beautifully laid out and has a seating space for about 180 people. Featuring excellent acoustics and spectacular architecture, this theater is one of the most sought after destinations for cultural events.
First mentioned in a document dating back to 1347, St. Maria Magdalena can found right in the heart of the town. The church is noted for being the repository of important artworks including the Magdalenenaltar credited to Lucas Moser and a few late Gothic altarpieces.
A beautiful parish church with a rich history, the St.-Gallus-Kirche was constructed in the 15th Century. The church building was heavily damaged in fire and was later renovated in the 18th Century. The church has beautiful interiors with an ornate high altar, beautiful choir, and a ceiling painted in frescoes. While the altar has a Gothic design, the frescoes have Biblical references.