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Schlossplatz

- summer’s last stand in castle square, 19°C / 66°F on 14 November. In the square's center is Jubilaumssaule a column to the goddess of Concordia, constructed: 1841, height: 30 meters / 98 feet

Neue Schloss

- new castle, in the background is the palace of the Duke of Wurttemberg

constructed: 1746-1807
architects: Leopoldo Retti (1704-1751) Italy, Philippe de La Guepiere (1725-1773) France & Nikolaus Friedrich von Thouret (1767-1845)
reconstructed: 1958-1964

* Stuttgart, population: 600,000 the capital of the state of Baden Wurttemberg home to Daimler AG automobile manufacturer

Schellenturm

- shackles tower, prison along the old city walls

constructed: 1564
reconstructed: 1979 after destruction during WW II
current use: bar
location: Weberstraße 72

Staatstheater

- opera house, one of the few German theaters to survive WW II

constructed: 1909-1912 as the Königliche Hoftheater / Royal Theater and later renamed Landestheater
architect: Max Littmann (1862-1931)
location: Oberer Schloßgarten 6

  • Last visit to Stuttgart: Nov 2010
  • Intro Updated Sep 23, 2012
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