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Mathildenhoehe und Jugendstilkolonie, Darmstadt

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Conceived around the turn of the 20th century, Mathildenhoehe und Jugendstilkolonie was founded as a colony of artists and architects with forward-looking ideas about the role of art and design in modern society. The group included Peter Behrens, Paul Bürck, Hans Christiansen, Ludwig Habich, Patriz Huber, and Joseph Maria Olbrich, all part of the Art Nouveau movement. The houses the artists lived in were constructed as exhibitions of their ideas and also functioned as homes, studios, and meeting places. The area also includes a wedding tower and a Russian Orthodox chapel. The museum contains a vast collection of art spanning the last few hundred years, along with many changing exhibits. Add Mathildenhoehe und Jugendstilkolonie and other attractions to your Darmstadt trip itinerary using our Darmstadt family vacation planner.
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  • If you want to see only one thing in Darmstadt, this is the place to go. Lots of fine art and architecture. The landmark number 1, the "Hochzeits Turm" is there. If you're there, go and visit the near...  more »
  • The Mathildenhoehe is certainly the center of Jugendstil in Germany. The park with its sculptures, the Russian Chapel, and the Hochzeitsturm is simply a must-see when in Darmstadt. Many people come to...  more »
  • Along with Hundertwasser‘s "Forest Spiral", Matildenhoe hill and the quarter of the original houses (which is called Yugendstilkolonie), located on it, next to the Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magd...  more »