Cultural Walk in Stuttgart, Stuttgart (Self Guided)

Stuttgart is a vibrant city with a great variety of music, art and cultural activities. Stuttgart’s rich heritage, traditions and unique culture make this city a popular tourist destination with plenty of famous theatres, lovely cinemas and concert halls. Take our walking tour to discover the most popular cultural venues in Stuttgart.
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Guide Name: Cultural Walk in Stuttgart
Guide Location: Germany » Stuttgart (See other walking tours in Stuttgart)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Author: sabrina
Galerie Reinhard Hauff

1) Galerie Reinhard Hauff

Galerie Reinhard Hauff promotes the emerging talent of Stuttgart’s cultural community and exhibits fascinating contemporary art paintings and other artwork. The visual art of this spacious gallery often touches important international issues, inviting the public to socialize and debate. Here visitors can see artwork of artists such as Julika Rudelius, Stephen Willats, Anne-Lise Coste, Mark Pearson and others.

Operation hours: Tuesday – Friday: 1 pm – 6 pm
Altes Schauspielhaus

2) Altes Schauspielhaus

Altes Schauspielhaus is one of the leading and oldest theatres in Stuttgart. Top live performances take place on the theatre’s big stage. Here visitors can enjoy viewing high quality contemporary plays, comedy, musical productions, drama programs and other unforgettable shows. Check out one of this venue's amazing shows in a pleasant environment.
Museum Hegelhaus

3) Museum Hegelhaus

The Hegel House (German: Hegelhaus) is a museum in Stuttgart, located in the house where the philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was born. Born in 1770, Hegel lived in Stuttgart for the first 18 years of his life; he died in Berlin in 1831. The Hegel House is on Eberhardstraße, and dates from the 16th century.

The ground floor contains an exhibition about Stuttgart during Hegel's lifetime. Another exhibition is devoted to Hegel's life story, and includes his famous beret and his Stammbuch (an early form of friendship book). A third room contains a text collage of key quotations from Hegel, and various editions of his works in different languages.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am – 5:30; Thursday: 10 am – 6:30 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm

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Württembergische Landesbibliothek

4) Württembergische Landesbibliothek

The Württembergische Landesbibliothek (WLB) is a large library in Stuttgart, Germany, which traces its history back to the ducal public library of Württemberg, founded in 1765. It holds c. 3.4 million volumes and is thus the fourth-largest library in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The WLB owns an important collection of medieval manuscripts as well as one of the largest bible collections in the world. One of the library's main purposes is to collect and archive written literature from and about the Regierungsbezirk, Tübingen and Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart, i. e. roughly the former land of Württemberg. The library is entitled to a legal deposit of every work published in Baden-Württemberg.
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Stuttgart State Opera

5) Stuttgart State Opera (must see)

Stuttgart State Opera is a large theatre complex and one of the leading Opera Houses in Europe. The performances of the State Opera including ballet, opera, Western classical music and drama, will amaze you with its quality and touch your senses. Visit this premier venue for exclusive, cultural, classical entertainment.
Ambo Filmtheater

6) Ambo Filmtheater

Conveniently situated in the city center and opposite the Hauptbahnhof, Ambo Filmtheater is one of the best Stuttgart venues where visitors can experience an enjoyable time in a relaxed atmosphere. Ambo offers a great variety of all kinds of movies, including English language films with German subtitles. This modern cinema complex provides a Dolby Digital sound system, which gives fantastic sounds effects. Come here to watch the latest blockbusters in the high-tech quality cinema.
Friedrichsbau Varieté

7) Friedrichsbau Varieté

Friedrichsbau Varieté is a traditional Festival Theatre in Stuttgart, situated just few blocks away from the Schossplatz. The theatre is famous for its outstanding variety of shows and cabaret productions. The colourful, artistic performances will amaze you with their professionalism, quality and emotional touch. Visitors can enjoy acrobatic shows, comedy, artistic performances and breathtaking magic acts. The theatre is also notable for its lovely architectural features, as well as the famous Denkpartner monument and illuminated water fall fountains.
Kultur and Kongresszentrum Liederhalle

8) Kultur and Kongresszentrum Liederhalle

Situated close to the city center, Kultur and Kongresszentrum Liederhalle is a premier cultural venue in Stuttgart. The modern and beautifully decorated Beethoven Room, also known as the Singing Room, inside the Liederhalle, invites visitors to experience a fabulous evening of chanson and classical music genre. Famous musicians perform here, so once in Stuttgart, check out this popular Hall.

Walking Tours in Stuttgart, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Stuttgart

Create Your Own Walk in Stuttgart

Creating your own self-guided walk in Stuttgart is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Stuttgart Museums Walk

Stuttgart Museums Walk

Stuttgart is a wonderful city with a number of fascinating museums. Most of the museums exhibit historical and cultural artifacts of the city, archaeological relics and biographical data of famous people. The following self-guided tour will take you to the best museums in Stuttgart.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Shopping in Stuttgart

Shopping in Stuttgart

When it comes to quality shopping, Stuttgart is a great destination to consider. The city's main shopping area, Konigstrasse, offers a plethora of high-end stores and souvenir boutiques. Take this walking tour to find the best deals in town and take home some memorable gifts from Stuttgart.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Bad Cannstatt Walking Tour

Bad Cannstatt Walking Tour

With plenty of entertainment to offer, Bad Cannstatt is the largest district in Stuttgart city. The area contains the famous Mercedes-Benz museum and arena, beautiful churches, a tram exhibition and many other fascinating places. Take this walking tour to discover Stuttgart’s most impressive region.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
Art Galleries and Museums in Stuttgart

Art Galleries and Museums in Stuttgart

Stuttgart is a charming city with a variety of attractive and unique art galleries, and three major art museums to please the real art lovers. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover the most attractive art venues in Stuttgart such as famous Old and New State Galleries, fabulous modern Kunstmuseum and many others.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Stuttgart Architecture Walking Tour

Stuttgart Architecture Walking Tour

Stuttgart offers a variety of beautiful, impressive historical buildings. The theatres, castles and other attractive buildings will impress you with their beauty and interesting architectural features. Take this self-guided tour to discover the most prominent Stuttgart landmarks.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Stuttgart is a modern city with rich historic past and a wealth of sightseeing. Here, alongside contemporary, glass-clad buildings there are numerous centuries-old monuments and historic sights coexisting in harmony. Follow this orientation walk to discover the most popular attractions of Stuttgart.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Stuttgart for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Stuttgart has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Stuttgart, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.