||During the 13th
century, a water-surrounded castle stood here. This castle
was later the headquarters for counts and dukes in the
Under the supervision of Dukes Christoph and Ludwig, the
castle was reconstructed in the middle of the 16th century
into a renaissance castle.
The inner courtyard, with its splendid arcades, is a result
of the modification and is considered to be a showpiece
of renaissance architecture. In the 18th century, the
moat around the castle was removed. The entire building
was heavily damaged in the Second World War.
During the reconstruction, the premises of the
castle was also converted into the Württemberg
The Württemberg Museum
Tel.: 0711 / 2 79 34 98
Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm
Adults: 3 Euro
Reduced: 2 Euro
Children under 14: Free
Groups over 10 people (per person): 2 Euro
School classes, per person
(9th grade or higher): 50 cents
Accompanying teachers: Free
Pictured above at Karls Square in Stuttgart is the Horseman
Monument featuring Kaiser Wilhelms I.
During the summer months, it is wonderful to sit in
the shade and eat cake at the nearby Grand Café
Planie. The Fish Market from Hamburg offers specialties
from Northern Germany and is set up for 10 days every
year in July near Karls Square.
Karls Square also gives flea market enthusiasts the
chance to wander around every Saturday throughout the