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Yes, it should be like a painting as in fact some Austrian artist designed it not an architect. As it's an existing residential building you won't be able to go inside but you will be able to go around and witness all the curved lines...More
... but get out of your car and take a walk right around and through the little passage in the garden. A very different way to live and if you think about the round walls inside, it must be fun to choose your furniture :-)...More
One of Hundertwasser's masterpieces. Beautiful example of his organic architecture, many details, not a single window is the same.
It is a nice place to visit, looks like a house of dwarfs or fairies from a children's book, but bear in mind, that it is...More
I always take visitors to see the sights of Darmstadt and the Waldspirale is one of the must-see sights, even though it is just a 10 minute photo stop. It always invokes a bit of a wow effect.
Unfortunately the cafe on top has closed.
It takes about 15-20 mins to walk here from the city centre (where the palace and museums are), but it's worth it if you're especially interested in quirky architecture! While most of the building is off limits to visitors, you can still enter the main...More
Fascinating architecture by Hundertwasser, just amazing what a block of flats can look like. It "spirals" in a C-shape from 2 stories high to about 10 stories at the other end. Shame the rooftop park is only open to residents.
Other than the Mathildenhöhe with its Russian Chapel and great Art Nouveau, this is Darmstadt's other great tourist attraction. This apartment house was designed by the Austrian artist, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, noted for his whimsical, colorful, and wavy paintings of fantasy city- and landscapes. It is...More