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Science city or centre of culture? Darmstadt is both. Like few other places, Darmstadt combines research, intellectualism, innovative spirit and a sense of art. It exudes the charm and atmosphere of a royal residence while at the same time being a bustling modern city and a place of cultural experimentation that is situated in the heart of an international centre of research. Darmstadt’s cultural history took its biggest step with the building of the city’s famous Artists’ Colony on Mathildenhöhe. Over the years, the exhibitions held here gained worldwide renown. The “Darmstadt Way” stands for the discovery of the new, both here and around the world.

Einleitung Darmstadt
Highlights Darmstadt

Highlights in Darmstadt

Was einen Besuch in Darmstadt ausmacht? 
Starten Sie am besten mit den folgenden Highlights!

On a hill, the landmark of Darmstadt rises into the sky: the Wedding Tower. The Artists' Colony Mathildenhöhe, the Exhibition Hall, the Wedding Tower, the Artists' Colony Museum and the magnificent artists' houses from around 1900 give this hill its unique flair.

But there is more to discover in Darmstadt. The lively city centre, the colourful forest spiral of Friedensreich Hundertwasser, museums and galleries or the numerous parks and gardens.

Darmstadt erleben

Darmstadt Neu erleben!

Discover Darmstadt on a little journey through time with the app "Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt" and find out how the Mathildenhöhe developed during the time of the Artists’ Colony and also afterwards.

Darmstadt is “City of Science” so take a ride with “Science Route 4”, the audio guide for the tram.

And to relax? A walk on the Waldkunstpfad combines art and nature and when you reach the Ludwigshöhe, it offers an overview of the city to the skyline of Frankfurt.

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