Schaumainkai, the quay on the southern bank of the River Main between Friedensbrücke and Dreikönigskirche, is also ... More
Schaumainkai, the quay on the southern bank of the River Main between Friedensbrücke and Dreikönigskirche, is also known as Museumsufer (Museum Bank). Seven important museums are clustered here, most of them housed in magnificent 19th-century mansions. The Liebighaus, Städel Art Institute, Communications Museum, National Museum of Architecture, National Film Museum, Museum of Popular Culture and the Museum of Applied Arts are all dotted around the wonderful landscape gardens which were originally laid out in the 19th Century. In September the quay hosts the three-day Museumsufer Festival, one of Frankfurt's most popular open-air attractions.
Built between 1460 and 1520, this historic monastery is worth a visit for its architecture alone. Yet there is much
more to see than just thick brick walls. The refectory is considered to be one of the most beautiful ...
Originally established in 1869 to house the Duke of Nassau's plant collection, the Palmengarten (Palm Garden) contains a stunning array
of exotic plants. Visitors are free to wander at will through the gardens, although the guided tours are recommended ...
Paulskirche (St. Paul's Church) became famous not as a church, but as a meeting place. Built to replace the Barfüßerkirche
(Church of the Barefooted), it was opened in 1833. The first freely elected German parliament sat here in 1848; ...
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