Darmstadt in southern Hesse looks back on a long tradition in the field of science. Many of the buildings have a high art-historical value. Darmstadt, in the south of Hesse, is a university city with a great affinity for art. It also has many sights in the immediate vicinity of the city center. Particularly noteworthy is the Mathildenhöhe, a landscape garden built in the English style. The Museum Künstlerkolonie, the Municipal Art Collection, a Russian chapel and the Hochzeitsturm, the city's landmark, complete the complex. Art and science in Darmstadt In addition, the Hessian State Museum as a universal museum attracts visitors to Darmstadt. Here you can see a considerable part of the works of Joseph Beuys. Get an overview from the centrally located "White Tower", which is about 40 meters high and as a former corner tower of the city fortifications offers a great view over Darmstadt.