Wilhelma - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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Spread in an area of about 30 hectares (0.30 km2), it houses around 11,500 animals from around the world composed of roughly 1,200 species and roughly 6000 plants from all climates. Wilhelma receives gorilla juveniles rejected by their mother and reared by the zookeepers. At age 2-3, the gorillas are sent back to their original zoo(s).
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New Palace Stuttgart
3.48km from Wilhelma
18th-century Baroque palace and is one of the last large city palaces built in Southern Germany. Public tours of the building are only permitted by special arrangement, as the building contains some government offices. The palace is located in Schlossplatz, the largest square in Stuttgart.
Württemberg Mausoleum- Sepulchral Chapel on Württemberg hill
5.1km from Wilhelma
Built by King William I of Württemberg to house the remains his second wife, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia. The remains of William I, Catherine, and their daughter Maria Friederike Charlotte, are housed in the mausoleum.
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Germany's third largest state. Most of the major cities of Baden-Württemberg straddle the banks of the Neckar River, which runs downstream (from southwest to the center, then northwest) through the state past Tübingen, Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, and Mannheim.
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