Roman pavement

In 1955, when civil engineering works took place in Darmstädter Straße, parts of a Roman paved road were found. The cobble stones were recorded and can now be seen at Feuerbachplatz. These Roman cobble stones are a true rarity. They are mostly rounded and for thousands of centuries they were used for paving roads, paths and surfaces.
The plaza is surrounded by mansions constructed by Franz Heinrich Metzendorf, who died in 1923. He was one of Germany’s most famous stone cutter and architect. Still, today, he is referred to as the „master builder of the Bergstrasse”. He planned and constructed more than 130 unique buildings in Heppenheim and Bensheim.