Places to visit in Frankfurt
Also known as the Museum Riverbank due to the large concentration of museums, this glorious and insightful stretch is where many a day off, weekend or break can be spent. The museums range from the Stadel (one of the most prominent galleries in Germany), the Deutsches Filmmuseum, Museum für Angewandte Kunst (museum of applied arts) and more. Visit as many as you can to truly immerse yourself in the arts and culture of the city and nation.
The fourth tallest building in Frankfurt and Germany, the Main Tower is the only skyscraper in Frankfurt with two public viewing platforms. The 56 storey building grants those on the viewing platforms an impressive display of the city and the River Main which the tower is also named after. A restaurant can also be found that offers succulent dishes and makes the view even more delicious to feast on.
The birthplace of German literary icon Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the Goethe House stores the adolescence and life of Germany’s greatest scribe. It’s a beautiful building in its own right and the addition of a such an admired force in the literary world adds to the historical context and intrigue of the tour. Perfect for literary admirers and for a day out.
Opened to the public in 1871 and reconstructed after the Second World War, the Palmengarten offers one of the most enthralling botanical gardens you’re ever likely to set eyes on. Fifty acres belong to tropical trees, ferns, orchids and more making it an ideal place to wonder and lose yourself in complete serenity.