Old Castle - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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The castle, dating back to the 10th century was originally surrounded by water. It was the residence of the Counts and later some Dukes of Württemberg. King Charles I of Württemberg and his wife Olga are buried beneath the castle church.

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Attractions Near Old Castle

New Palace Stuttgart

New Palace Stuttgart

0.18km from Old Castle

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.

Fernsehturm Stuttgart

Fernsehturm Stuttgart

2.51km from Old Castle

A 216.61 m (710.7 ft) telecommunications tower. It is the first telecommunications tower in the world constructed from reinforced concrete, and it is the prototype for many such towers worldwide.

Wilhelma

Wilhelma

3.63km from Old Castle

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).

Mercedes-Benz Museum

Mercedes-Benz Museum

4.16km from Old Castle

Covers the history of the Mercedes-Benz brand and the brands associated with it. The museum contains more than 160 vehicles, some dating back to the very earliest days of the motorcar engine.

Württemberg Mausoleum- Sepulchral Chapel on Württemberg hill

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.

Porsche Museum

Porsche Museum

6.63km from Old Castle

With a display area covers 5600 square metres, it features over 80 exhibits, many rare cars and a variety of historical models.

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Baden-Württemberg

Baden-Württemberg

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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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