The embankment to the southern sections of the Main River in Frankfurt is referred as the Museumsufer, as it is also called the Museum Embankment. Owing to large concentration of museums found at this place, this site has taken the name of Museumsufer. The Museumsufer stretches between that of the Friedensbrücke bridge spotted in the […]
Officially referred to as the Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, the Städel is an art museum found in Frankfurt am Main, as it takes pride in holding one of the prime collections in Germany. The Städel boasts of 2700 paintings, a collection embracing 10000 drawings, 600 sculptures as well as prints.
The late 19th century villa of Liebieghaus houses the Städtische Galerie Liebieghaus, which is a municipal sculpture collection and is a part of Museumsufer. The Liebieghaus had been erected in the year 1896, which had been erected for Baron Heinrich von Lieberg, the Bohemian textile manufacturer, and this palatial retirement home was built along the […]
The Jewish Museum found in Frankfurt throws light on the culture and history of the Jewish communities of this region from the 12th century to the 20th century. The Museum Judengasse is another branch of Jewish Museum, found at a separate location. The Jewish Museum got initiated during the year 1988, and the museum features […]
The art museum of Frankfurter Kunstverein was founded in the year 1829 through the efforts of some influential citizens of Frankfurt. The objective of this art museum was to play a supporting role to the blooming of arts in the city, which had been significant center of business and trade. Art works were bought and […]
Found in the Frankfurt am Main, the St. Paul’s Church had got initiated as a Protestant church way back in 1789, as it had also served as the seat pertaining to the Frankfurt Parliament during the period 1848-1849. The construction of church had begun with that of the oval-shaped and central church building during the […]
The Old Opera or the Alte Oper is a former opera house and major concert hall in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Old Opera House was inaugurated in the year 1880. Old Opera House has witnessed the premiering of many important works that include the Camina Burana by Carl Orff in 1937. The building of […]
Located in the old town of Frankfurt am Main, the Goethe House was the place where the Goethe family had resided. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born at the Goethe House in 1749, and lived at this place until the time he moved to Leipzig for studying law.
The Gothic building of St. Bartholomeus’ Cathedral is situated in center of Frankfurt, Germany. As the main church of the city, Frankfurt Church had been erected during the 14th and the 15th centuries. The St. Bartholomeus’ Cathedral had been raised on the foundation of an earlier church that dated back to the Merovingian time.
As a medieval building in Frankfurt am Main, the Römer is a prime landmark of the city of Frankfurt. The Römer has also served as the city hall for about 600 years. It was sold by the Römer merchant family along with that of the Goldener Schwan to the city in the year 1405, as […]
Located in the south-western part of Germany,on the river Main,in the German state of Hesse, Frankfurt (officially Frankfurt am Main) is the fifth-largest city of the country and the financial and transportation centre of Germany. Frankfurt Airport is one of the largest international airports in the world, Frankfurt Central Railway Station is one of the […]
Despite the modern look to Frankfurt, a number of touristic sights are scattered throughout, including the medieval city, which is the largest in Germany. Much like the rest of the country, this area has been reconstructed but still provides a picturesque setting.