It was first mentioned in history in the 11th Century, and officially recieved its city charter in 1330.
Today, Darmstadt is best known for its architecture the Art Noveau-style Waldspirale, the Ducal Palace, and the Russian Chapel Darmstadt, all very different types of architectural works. It is also known for being a major hub of transportation, for its surrounding vineyards, and its major involvement in science - so much so that one of its official names is Wissenschaftsstadt, or, City of Science.
People Born in Darmstadt
Darmstadt in People's Lives
Viktoria Tolstoy: I performed a concert here in 2014, at the Central Station, with Jacob Karlzon.