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Art Deco Delight

This tucked away delight is worth visiting despite the reconstruction work going on in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Irene G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Lovely place. Wedding chapel exquisite

Very impressed that they have the funds and work started to refurbish to World Heritage standard... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Olbrichweg 15, 64287 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
+49 6151 4288596
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tucked away delight is worth visiting despite the reconstruction work going on in the Exhibition Hall. There’s a museum dedicated to Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig on one side and art deco furnitre and jewellery in the other. Outside the smal Russian Chapel is charming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Very impressed that they have the funds and work started to refurbish to World Heritage standard. The weather was kind and we had a wander in the gardens. It would be nice to come back in 18 months time and see progress

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Yep. Nice church. Great architecture. But if you have been around Europe, its instantly forgettable.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Nice place and must see when in Darmstadt. Wouldn't travel to Darmstadt only to see it, though. Nothing out of the ordinary, I'd say.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sunny E
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

This place will surprise you, the city itself is not really famous for either surroundings or historic buildings. However in its very heart you will find this collection off art deco/art nouveau buildings. In walking distance there is a rose garden with historical buildings and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Bowi72
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Another old German city full of wonderful surprises. Old town very picturesque with some amazing architectural gems. This is also the home of Merck, the chemical giant who are everywhere and sponsor the local football team too.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank batshead
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Beautiful place to hangout with friends or a date. Its near city center and you can take Bus F from Darmstadt HBF to reach here. Its under repair now maybe opens up again in a few weeks.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

The entire area of "Matilda's Hill" consisting of the Russian Chapel, Plane Tree grove, Wedding Tower, Exhibition Building, Ernst Ludwig House, now Museum Kunstlerkolonie (Artists Colony Museum), and houses dating from 1901 by Joseph Maria Olbrich and one by Peter Behrens is of major historic...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gerald D
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

This area is very large to walk around. There is the ionic wedding tower which has a wedding reception and a great view. The Russian Chapel is something to see. It was once used by Queen Victoria who was married to the last star of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jan S
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place, not only for culture- and art-interested people. Great view over Darmstadt and area from the Hochzeitsturm (Wedding tower). Very recommendable

Date of experience: August 2017
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Gerald D
July 17, 2017|
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Response from gourmet_ou_gourmand | Reviewed this property |
I guess the dates for 2018 are not out yet, but you should be able to make plans according to the 2017 opening times around holidays. Prices will most likely be accordingly. Do visit the museum. It has all the Jugendstil... More