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Stammheim Prison

Stuttgart.. Did you know?

Recently Stuttgart has been reported to receive annually more than 3 million overnight stays from tourists all over the world. It’s a city known for captivating sites and varied activities. But beautiful sites and dreamy walks are not all this city has to offer. For those interested in more dark and somber pages in history, we can have a glance at a famous prison, Stammheim Prison. This less visited site can be found in the North of the city. The prison became famous for housing the main members of the Red Army Fraction (RAF by its German acronym: Rote Armee Fraktion) during the trials to which they were subjected, in 1975. At the same time, a court was created so that the trial could take place inside the prison, for safety. This was later recognized as one of the safest…

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July 17, 2020

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