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Stuttgart's unique zoological-botanical garden Wilhelma houses more than 1000 species of animals and about 8,500 species of plants. The complex includes an aquarium, an insectarium, an Amazon House, a big collection of orchids and much more. It was built as a Moorish garden for King Wilhelm I of Württemberg from 1842 to 1853.

Do & See

Whether it's culture or relaxation, shopping fun or musical theatre - there's lots to do and see in Stuttgart. Discover over 125 years of automobile history at the Mercedes-Benz Museum and the Porsche Museum, enjoy the world-famous Stuttgart ballet, celebrate at Stuttgart's beer festival or soak up the unique atmosphere of the Christmas market. Chapels and palaces to visit can be found all around the city, and do not forget to spot one of the wine yards just outside the city. After a long day of sightseeing, you might want to relax in the mineral spas or just finish the evening with a nice glass of wine or a pint of beer.