Stuttgart Local Customs

  • United Buddy Bears
    United Buddy Bears
    by Cristian_Uluru
  • United Buddy Bears
    United Buddy Bears
    by Cristian_Uluru
  • United Buddy Bears
    United Buddy Bears
    by Cristian_Uluru

Most Viewed Local Customs in Stuttgart

  • 1. Events

    I was very lucky to find the United Buddy Bears in Stuttgart. From 9th July until 12th August 2008 these exhibition was set on Schlossplatz. The Buddy Bears were designed by 140 artists from all over...

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  • 2. Food and Drink

    When you go to the Getranke stores you buy the beer and pay the Pfand (price for recycling the container) the first time you go. When you take pack the empty container you walk in the door and someone...

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  • 3. People

    My impression is that the people of Stuttgart are very nice and polite. They may hesitate to speak English; maybe they feel that that their English is not good enough? So if you speak German it will...

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  • 4. Language

    Schwabian German accent is very difficult to understand. Actually visitors should be aware of: Schwabian German is notoriously difficult to understand and Germans from outside the region frequently...

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  • 5. Useful Information

    When you want a grocery cart you have to put in a coin to release it from the chain of the other cart. You slide it either in the top or the front, depending on the cart. When you return the cart you...

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  • 6. Public Transport

    The VVS 3-Day Public Transport Ticket covers all means of transport operated by the VVS (Stuttgart public transport authority) - rapid-transit railway, city trains and buses - and can be used without...

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  • 7. Weather

    The Stuttgart area is probably one of the warmest parts of Baden-Wuttemberg with suggested average warm summers and reasonably mild winters, although snowing to me doesn’t represent mild and it can...

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  • 8. Demonstration against the project "Stuttgart 21"

    The demonstrators in Stuttgart pride themselves on being creative, humorous, loud, persistent and peaceful, though the press and conservative politicians try to...

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  • 9. Cycling in Stuttgart

    The Castle Park (Schlossgarten) is a favorite place for cycling in Stuttgart.I've never actually cycled myself in Stuttgart, because the opera house is only a...

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  • 10. Park protectors in the Castle Park

    Adjoinging the south end of the central railway station is the Castle Park (Schlossgarten), a 600-year-old strip of park with beautiful large trees, some of...

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  • 11. Lowering the ground water level

    As of 2011, one of the very contentious issues in Stuttgart is the "ground water management", which means lowering level of the ground water quite drastically...

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  • 12. Green balloons

    At the end of the demonstration the people spread out around three sides of the station and at a signal released hundreds of green balloons into the sky. On the...

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  • 13. Queen Mum and the Kings of Rhythm

    Music at the demonstration, before and between the speeches, was provided by a local funk, soul and jazz group called Queen Mum and the Kings of Rhythm. The...

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  • 14. Why does this only happen in Stuttgart?

    In the 1990s there were plans in several German cities to replace the existing ground level terminals, where the tracks ended, with smaller underground stations...

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  • 15. Stuttgart Univeristy is not...

    Stuttgart Univeristy is not that famous as Heidelberg Uni. But sometimes interesting things happens here.

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