Serving Christianity in Germany
The collegiate church or what is locally named as Church Stiftskirche Stuggart is the oldest and central church of Stuttgart city of Germany. Stuttgart is the capital city of German Baden Wurttemburg. The city has many ancient buildings and truly boasts of its old culture. The interior parts of city are particularly expressive of the ancient traditions being kept alive by the people of the city. Its old styled constructions blended with some modern architecture at places presents a beautiful look to the visitors. The city is visited by many people at annual basis and most of them are conservative Christian pilgrims coming to the Church Stiftskirche Stuggart. The old collegiate church was constructed in the beginning of thirteenth century in the shape that it stands today. Researchers have found some remnants of tenth century or even before churches on exactly the same outlines as this church has.
The church was constructed in Roman style with high walls surrounded by towers. Art work is also visible on some areas of the church particularly on the walls which give a look of thirteenth century artistic taste. Due to its unique style of construction and upkeep, the church has had a name in tourism world. Construction of Church Stiftskirche Stuggart was started by the count of Wurttemburg in first half of thirteenth century and because of his service, his remains and those of his wife are buried in the church precincts. Construction was completed within almost a decade but add-ons kept coming with the assistance and patronage of later counts. In fifteenth century a colored pulpit was added to the church which was later replaced by a golden one in nineteenth century. During fifteenth century, some statues of counts who contributed to the construction were added in the church and later on some paintings were also added.