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Prinz Georgs Palais

- Palace of Prince George

constructed: 1710
current use: since 1908, ceramic museum
location: Prinz Georg Garten

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* Darmstadt population: 144,000 - a city without a river and once a seat of Holy Roman Empire landgraves

Alte Rathaus

- Old City Hall

constructed: 1590
architect: Jakob Wustmann
obsolete: 1885
reconstructed: 1948-1955
location: Marktplatz

Riwwelmaddes

- statue of Matthias Riebel representing the typical Teutonic soldier, a.k.a. Riwwelmaddhes, Riwwelmatthes or Riwwelmadees

created: 1852, installed at Marienplatz
function: Prinz-Emil-Veteranenverein / Hessian veterans memorial
sculptor: Johann Baptist Scholl der Jüngere (1818-1881)
height: 10 meters / 33 feet
location: Herrngarten, since 1902

  • Last visit to Darmstadt: Nov 2011
  • Intro Updated Nov 25, 2011
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