Since Darmstadt was granted its town charter in 1330, weekly markets and annual funfairs have been held in the market square (Marktplatz). The fountain was, until the sixteenth century, the only public water supply in the town. To the south of the square stands the renaissance style Alte Rathaus (old town hall), home today to the registry office, and the Ratskeller with its own private brewery.
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Darmstadt Shop Luisencenter
Tel.: +49 6151 - 1345-13
Fax: +49 6151 - 1347-5858
Monday to Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm
Shopping with the "Darmstadt Gutschein"
The vouchers worth 10, 25, 50 or 100 euros can be bought online and in the Darmstadt Shop and can be redeemed in about 60 shops and restaurants in Darmstadt.