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After being bored with Solitude, Carl Eugen started to build a new palace, Hohenheim, in 1785. After the duke's death, the building remained unfinished. Finally in 1818, it gave home to the newly founded Agricultural University. Nowadays, presents the main entrance of the Agricultural University. Here you will find more than 1000 conifers and deciduous trees from all over the world; some were planted nearly 200 years ago. They all have their name-plates in the botanic as well as in the exotic garden. If gardens aren't enough to tickle your fancy, the school's Balkonsaal sees a number of events throughout the year.
The words hub of entertainment can be aptly exemplified through SI-Erlebnis-Centrum Stuttgart, which houses many theaters, cinemas, and restaurants. Watch a movie at the famed MaxX Filmpalast. While six movie screens will give you an opportunity to choose from a variety of movies, the yummy snacks available will keep you wanting more. For risk takers try Casino Stuttgart to see if lady luck shines on you. If your looking to wine and dine, there are numerous eateries to suit your palette like the elegant Don Giovanni or even the crowded Marktplatz to name a few. If you are too weary to head home, Millenium Hotel and Resorts housed here, offers excellent accommodation.
Do questions like 'How do trees grow' or 'What does their bark feel like' plague your mind? To get answers to these and more, head to Haus des Waldes or House of the Fores in the middle of the woods . Breathe in the fresh air, while you learn something new each time you visit this mesmerizing place. Little kids and adults alike will be enchanted with the beauty and mystery that these dense woods offer. The exhibition showcased caters to all types of groups and is based on different themes.
Stuttgart's most prominent landmark, built in mid 50s, is the (217 m high including the antenna) TV tower. This steel and concrete structure was the first of its kind. A lot of famous architects did not believe in its stability, but the skeptics have been proved wrong and now Stuttgart's citizens are very proud of the fact that their TV tower served as a model for so many others in the world. Apart from a restaurant, the four-story bucket also houses the transmitters of the South-German radio station. Two observation platforms offer a gorgeous view - as long as the weather is nice, and the surrounding wood offer the perfect location for a stroll.
One place which is an absolute must when visiting Stuttgart, is the Tea house with its art-nouveau pavilion, restaurant, beer garden, and large garden terrace. Sip your tea while sitting at the terrace and enjoying a view of the pond. Many events are also held at this Tea House since the marble hall below the Tea House can take up to 100 people and they also provide catering.
The one of four rack railways to exist in Germany, Zahnradbahn Stuttgart which is popularly known as Zacke, was introduced as early as 1884. Although the principal purpose of this railway is public transportation it serves as an excellent medium for taking a tour around the city. Hop on to the train as apart from being it an exciting way to travel, the journey would be quite reasonable and comfortable. The train starts from Marienplatz and stops at Degerloch.
This historical street is a shopping and entertainment destination in Stuttgart. It attracts a lot of people because of its food and vegetable stores that sell less expensive but good quality products. This venue is also the sight of historical Executioner Festival which features grand stands with enormous food and wine options accompanied by music and fun.
Replete with stained glass windows, high ceilings and Gothic sculptures Leonhardskirche emanates an old world charm. The facade of the church is magnificent and makes a pretty picture in the Stuttgart-Mitte city area. The detailed sculpture called Kopie der Kreuzigungsgruppe von Hans Seyfer welcomes you at the entrance. Touted as the second oldest church of the city, built in 1339, it plays host to a variety of events and cultural programs.
Located in the southwestern part of Germany, Baden-Württemberg is a huge state comprising 35 districts and nine independent cities. Situated in it's capital city, the Tourist Board is an official centre that provides information on various destinations across the state. From culinary spots to accommodations, the tourist office not only offers guidance to foreigners, but also helps you book tickets for various tours. Planning a long holiday in Baden-Württemberg? Start by visiting the Esslinger Straße.
A prominent person from Stuttgart, Hegel had an impact all over with his great philosophical thoughts. This is the house where the philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was born on 27th August 1770. Hegel lived in Stuttgart until 1788 and died in Berlin in 1831. Since the 19th century the house which survived the war undamaged, has held all kinds of articles which bring the memories of Hegel's life.
The Bean Quarter (Bohnenviertel) seems like an island, contemplative and refreshing, in more ways than one. There is plenty to contemplate and no shortage of refreshments. The quarter is an extremely wonderful place to live; moreover, it is also a place where one can simply stroll or have a drink all by themselves. The quarter has secondhand bookshops, antique shops, galleries, jewelery and craft shops. The Bean Quarter is a good place to buy souvenirs for your near and dear ones.
Stuttgarter Schriftstellerhaus was established in 1983 and is a forum for writers, literary agents and translators to meet and brainstorm. It also hosts conferences, writing workshops, readings and lectures. There is a special room for temporary exhibitions as well. The building is a reconstruction of the original 17-century edifice that stood earlier. They also offer transitory residencies for authors.