For most people Waldenbuch is known for its famous chocolate exhibition of the Ritter Sport company. But besides in the centre of Waldenbuch it is the town's landmark Schloss Waldenbuch. The castle is the domicile of the Museum of Everyday Culture, one of the most important museums of folk culture in Germany. Nowadays around 8600 people live in the small city, which Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once described as "a charming place lying among hills, with meadows, fields, vineyards and a stately castle." It is situated 16 km south of Stuttgart on the northern edge of Schönbuch Nature Park.