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Stuttgart One of The Greenest Cities

Aug 18, 2007
Stuttgart is the capital of the state of Baden-Warttemberg in southern Germany. The sixth-largest city in Germany, Stuttgart has a population of 593,639. It is located between forests and vineyards, is an urban community in Southwest Germany

The main attractions are clearly the hilly landscape, the numerous vineyards that stretch all the way to the city centre, the many parks that make Stuttgart one of the greenest cities in Germany and the mineral water fountains that characterize this region as having the largest source of mineral water in Western Europe.

The city of Stuttgart is full of all types of nightclubs, discos, bars, pubs, and dance clubs, all with different themes and attracting a different clientele.

The market hall was built in 1914 in the art nouveau style, there exotic delicacies, fresh fruit and vegetables as well as spices from around the world are presented in a sophisticated manner.

Bohnenviertel is located in the old town quarter of Stuttgart, some of the most beautiful and most interesting shops are hidden there. Introspective or sophisticated, urban or Swabian, you can find the whole diversity of Stuttgart here. Koenigsstrasse is the main shopping promenade. It is pedestrian area so you can stroll along. Here you have everything from large department stores and the big international chains like GAP, Zara, Footlocker to small boutiques.

The Stuttgart Beer Festival takes places every year for about 14 to 16 days at the Cannstatter Wasen in Bad Cannstatt. It was started around 1818 when King Wilhelm I sponsored the festival after years of hunger. Today, this festival is the second largest beer festival in Germany.

Solitude Castle in the forests to the west is the work of the constructional minded Duke Carl Eugen. From 1972 to 1983, the castle was completely renovated. Today it is the home of the Academy Castle Solitude, founded in 1990, a Swabian Villa Massimo for art scholarship holders from around the world who have been given living, working and exhibition space in the cavalier's buildings.

The new, sensational Mercedes-Benz Museum is unique worldwide. This spectacular museum documents the Mercedes legend with an exhibition of 160 fascinating vehicles. It is the famous temples of the muses.
Housed in a fantastic futuristic structure that seems destined to become a landmark, the new Mercedes-Benz Museum, opened in 2006, gets rave reviews from locals and visitors alike. A visit begins on the top level and takes you past 180 gleaming vehicles.
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Douglas Scott writes and works for The Car Hire Specialist. and is a free lance writer for The Stuttgart Rental Site
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