Munich or Stuttgart?

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Munich or Stuttgart?

Munich and Stuttgart are among the 10 Largest Cities in Germany. Stuttgart occupies the sixth place with 623,738 inhabitants while Munich with 1,450,381 inhabitants occupies the third place.

Munich or Stuttgart?

1. Munich x Stuttgart Overview

Munich or Stuttgart?Munich – ©Philipp Bachhuber

Munich or Stuttgart?Stuttgart – ©Prerna Bhardwaj

Munich is a charming city. It offers numerous attractions that can be explored on foot from the central point of the city, the famous Marienplatz.

In Munich there are several Biergarten, “Beer Garden” and is home to the famous Hofbräuhaus brewery.

From Munich, you can combine a day trip and discover one of the symbols of Germany, the beautiful Neuschwanstein Castle and also the Dachau Concentration Camp.

Stuttgart is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg, and is known for its auto industry and location in the Neckar Valley.

2. Hotels

In Munich the average price for a 3 star category hotel is USD 88 and for a 5 star category hotel it is USD 308.

And in Stuttgart the average price for a 3 star category hotel is USD 89 and for a 5 star category hotel it is USD 166.

3. Shopping

Shopping area in MunichMunich – ©Andrey Omelyanchuk

Stuttgart Shopping AreaStuttgart – ©Marcel Strauß

Surrounding the Marienplatz you will find many stores and department stores like Galeria Kaufhof. In Munich, the most elegant street is the Maximilianstrasse.

Stuttgart also offers good department stores options such as Breuninger Stuttgart and GALERIA (Kaufhof) Stuttgart Königstraße.

4. Museums

Museum in MunichMunich – ©Dimitry Anikin

Museum in StuttgartStuttgart – ©Sara Kurfeß

In Munich, you will find the Deutsches Museum, located on the banks of the Isar River, it is among the oldest museums in the world of science and technology.

Other famous museums in Munich, include the BMW Museum and the 3 “Pinakotheken” located at Königsplatz.

Stuttgart is home to several interesting museums such as the Porsche Museum and the Mercedes-Benz Museum.

5. Parks

Hofgarten MunichMunich – ©Luis Fernando Felipe

Green area in StuttgartStuttgart

The Englischer Garten in Munich is the largest urban park in Germany, covering an area of 910 acres with more than 100 bridges. Another beautiful green space in Munich is the Hofgarten.

Stuttgart has a number of gardens and parks. The city’s outstanding parks include the Schloßgarten and Rosenstein Park.

6. Palaces

Beautiful palace in MunichMunich – ©Luis Fernando Felipe

Neues Schloss in StuttgartStuttgart

In Munich, you can visit the beautiful Residenz that served as the seat government and residence of the Dukes of Bavaria, electors, and kings from 1508 to 1918, and in the western part of the city is located the Nymphenburg, which was a summer residence built for the birth of the expected heir to the throne, Max Emanuel, born in 1662.

Stuttgart also has beautiful palaces such as Schloss Solitude, Neues Schloss and Altes Schloss.

7. Day Trips

Neuschwanstein Castle PhotoNeuschwanstein Castle – ©Bharat Patil

Hohenzollern PhotoHohenzollern – ©Sandra Ahn Mode

From Munich, you can visit the beautiful city of Füssen and the Neuschwanstein Castle, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Regensburg, Augsburg or even Salzburg and Innsbruck in Austria.

And from Stuttgart it is possible to combine a day trip to visit the beautiful Hohenzollern Castle, the Lichtenstein Castle and destinations like Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Baden, Tübingen.

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See also

10 Reasons to Visit Munich

15 Best Hotels in Munich City Center and Surroundings

Munich Germany: 4-day Itinerary and Map

Stuttgart Germany: 2-day Itinerary and Map

Outlets & Department Stores in Germany: Shopping Guide

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