All posts tagged: Mercedez Benz Museum

What To See And Do In Stuttgart, And How!

Before I visited Stuttgart, I had no idea what to expect. A few people moreover discouraged me by stating that it’s not Stuttgart that you’d want to visit in Germany, especially if you’re bound in time. Rather, as they suggested, you go to more vibrant and backpacking-friendly towns of Munich and Berlin. But to hell with unsolicited recommendations, I still decided to take a chance and see what Stuttgart had to offer. And it turned out that I instantly loved the city. Between lights and life, and the many loud cars chasing around the streets, Stuttgart has its own unique charm. Though the town isn’t very big and it’s fairly easy to move around places using the ever impressive tram and bus connections, I went lucky by staying at a place called International Student Hotel, located only a couple of tram stations (or a 10 minute walk) away from the central station. As I checked-in, the hotel turned out to be very clean, neat and orderly- everything I’d come to expect of German standards. My …

Mercedez Benz Museum In Stuttgart

Stuttgart, as a town, has been around since the early 10th century, and its numerous cultural and historic buildings are definitely a sight to behold. But out of all architectural marvels, and museums that this tiny little town had to offer, my favorite turned out to be the popular Mercedes-Benz Museum. It showcases the company’s (and moreover the man’s) very first models of automobile… while finding a perfect harmony with the cars of past and of future. So yea, when you think of Germany, and Stuttgart in particular, it’s cars and cars only that should first come to your mind, after all it was the region of Stuttgart that gave the man its first vehicle designed to be propelled by an internal combustion engine – the technology we are still using more than 100 years later. Suttgart is the only place in the world with two car museums, and that too belonging to brands like Porche and Mercedes. On my #VisitStuttgart blog trip, I happened to visit the home of Mercedes Benz, the only exhibition of its kind in the world to document a 130 year …