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i bet most of you do not know that the famous car line known as Mercedes, is named after the daughter of Emil Jellinek, a wealthy Austrian automobile entrepreneur. Mercedes might have married twice scandalously and died of bone cancer at a rather early age, but her classy name is still preserved as one of the most respected brands known in the world today.

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No visit to Stuttgart is considered complete without a visit to the Mercedes-Benz Museum. i have not been to all the automobile museums on the planet, but i am pretty confident to say that this is probably the best. The very first car was invented here in Stuttgart by the Germans, Benz and Daimler. So how can we possibly go wrong here?

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{At the entrance}

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{God may have created the world, but these three inventors changed The World!}

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{Life before automobiles}

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{4 wheel . . . car?}

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{As we walked down the alley, we got around seeing the evolution of cars over the centuries}

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{The spiraling walkway transported us to a different time capsule at each level, showcasing what happened around the globe; nicely framed as seen above, complete with the music genres that were famous during that era}

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{A telephone company those days . . . :mrgreen: }

Take my hand Scroll down to travel with me through the spectacular evolution of cars!

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{In case you wanna honk, know where to press}

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{Shall we fly drive in the sky?}

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{Big Guy and Little i}

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{A fun ride in a racing car stimulator before lunch – a smart decision if you ask me!}

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{Must Drink – German ‘apple punch’}

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{My favorite German appetizer: Rinderkraftbrühe}

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{Typical main for lunch: Schweineschnitzel}

 

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