When you travel to Stuttgart, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Stuttgart, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Stuttgart to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Stuttgart things to do can include exploring Stuttgart attractions and visiting the places of interest.
Ballet recitals, stage operas, concert, symphony orchestras and theatre performances are bound to speak volumes of the culture of this German city. Stuttgart national theatre is also a theatre from ancient times. Then there is a dazzling array of festivals like the lantern festival (fireworks are displayed), the spring festival (annually held in the month of April), summer festival (occurs in August) and an agricultural fair (which is popularly known as Volksfest). They also hold wine tasting festivals at vineyards and even put up vintage wines for sell at the wine village. The festivals are decorated with beer tents.
Pentecostal Gospel Forum is the religious sacrosanct for the Christians residing in Stuttgart.
International Baptist church of Stuttgart is also another church worth a visit here.
A collegiate church named Stiftskirche has two styles of architecture gothic and modern and hence deserves a special mention.
Alte Kanzlei is an old chancellery which makes for a worthy visit.
Originally once a royal palace it was converted into a zoo as well as a botanical garden to double as a major tourist attraction. The zoo keeps animals (home to all kinds of apes with their families as well are a strange specialty), birds, fishes and even insects (different kinds of rare species). The garden boasts of a wild variety of plants and flowers.
Relaxing activities list from a glittering bunch of distressing spas like das leuze mineral spa, jasmine Thai massage and spa. Another relaxing feature is going to swimming pools like Fildorado. A unique sauna zone called Bad Duerrheim is a must visit for relaxing. Apart from this, yoga classes and golf courses are also on offer.
Christmas market in Stuttgart is the most renowned market here for tourists and locals to indulge in for a period of four weeks before Christmas. It is decked beautifully during this time and is a major tourist attraction at the busiest time of the year. The klett– passage is an underground shopping zone. All these stores offer all kinds of clothing and as well as ceramics, gift items, glassware, memoirs and souvenirs.
Fish market gets supplies of a variety of fishes and groceries from Hamburg to please locals and tourists alike.
Vintage wine is the popular choice of sale item from the vineyards. Malls are to be found with the best collection of brands. Bohnenviertel (diverse range of goodies), Cawler Strasse (for luxury goods) Schwaben Galerie, Koenigsstrasse (a favourite shopping arcade), Schlossgarten park. Breuninger are good departmental stores.
Swabian (name derived from the Swabian Jura range) cuisine is a rage in Stuttgart like a certain dish called Gaisburger Marsch (beef stew).
German dishes to be tried here are bavaria, roulade, kohlroulade, sauerkraut, spanferkel (pig roast dish). Marzipan is a local delicacy and is a sweet dish to be tried when visiting. Different kinds of sausages like currywurst, bratwurst and dumplings made of potato are regular German dishes.