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Culture of Frankfurt am Main. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Frankfurt, Romer The historic center of the city remains one of the most attractive holiday destinations for tourists. There are interesting old buildings, monuments and museums at every step, so exploring the region's attractions will turn into an exciting adventure. The most famous and visited attraction in the city is the Dom Sankt Bartholomäus, the construction of which took place in the 14th-15th centuries. The Cathedral is built in the best tradition of the Gothic style. The height of its main tower is 95 meters. In 1876, the cathedral was severely damaged in fire, but it was restored in the shortest possible time. Today, guests of the city can see the cathedral in all its glory.
1. Frankfurt has a rather mild climate; fans of excursions and walks in the fresh air would find comfortable to relax there at any time of the year. The coldest month of the year is … Open
One of the most important historical monuments of the country is the Paulskirche founded at the turn of 18th-19th centuries. During the revolution of 1848, the first Parliament, which was elected democratically, was housed in church walls. At present, the old church with a luxurious interior is used for a variety of cultural activities.
Alte Oper is considered the most important monument of the late 19th century; it has been one of the most important opera halls of the country for more than a hundred years. The Opera house was almost completely destroyed during the Second World War; the outstanding cultural center was restored only in the 70th years of the last century. There is also Frankfurt Opera House in the city, where the most important and large-scale cultural events are held. Copyright
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In one of the busiest streets of the city the Hauptwache building is situated. The spectacular baroque building was built in 1730 and has long been used as a prison; next to the building there is one of the most beautiful districts of Frankfurt.
Frankfurt am Main Impressions It is worth to visit local museums and galleries in Frankfurt. In a beautiful 19th-century building there is the Municipal Museum of Sculpture (Liebieghaus); exhibits represented in its walls are very diverse. One of the most interesting places in the city is the Museum für Angewandte Kunst with a collection of over 30,000 unique items. The museum introduces the culture of European and Asian countries; fine antique furniture, Persian carpets, exquisite tableware and ornaments are among its exhibits. The age of some of them is more than one thousand years.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Frankfurt am Main

Goethe Hause
Where: Grosser Hirschgraben 23-25, Frankfurt am Main; Telephone: +49 (0)69 138 800; Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm. Sun and holidays 10am - 5:30pm.;
Alte Oper
Where: Opernplatz 1, Frankfurt am Main; Telephone: +49 (0)69 134 0400; Metro: U-Bahn (underground);
Main Tower
Where: Neue Mainzer Strasse 52-58, Frankfurt am Main; Telephone: +49 (0)69 365 047 40;
Städelsches Kunstinstitut
Where: Schaumankai 63, Frankfurt am Main; Telephone: +49 (0)69 605 0980;
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Public palaces near Frankfurt am Main
♥   Palace 'Ducal Palace' Wiesbaden, 31.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Electoral Palace' Mainz, 31.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Biebrich Palace' Wiesbaden, 33.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Mannheim Palace' , 71.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Frankfurt am Main and around
♥   Art museum 'Museum für Moderne Kunst' Frankfurt, 0.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum für angewandte Kunst' Frankfurt, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Städel' Frankfurt, 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Liebieghaus' Frankfurt, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum Giersch' Frankfurt, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Frankfurt am Main
♥   Basilika SS. Peter und Alexander, Aschaffenburg, 36.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika SS. Dionysius und Valentinus, Kiedrich im Rheingau, 43.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Reichsabtei Lorsch, Lorsch, 51.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom Ss. Georg und Nikolaus, Limburg an der Lahn, 53.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kaiserdom-Basilika SS. Peter und Paul, Worms, 58.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Georg und Hl. Blut, Walldürn, 76.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Frankfurt am Main and near

Burg Rheinstein

From the series “Gothic Architecture – Magnificent Monuments”
The beautiful Rheinstein Castle is located in one of the most picturesque corners of Germany, in the Middle Rhine Valley. It was built on top of a hill in the 13th century. Initially, it had a very important strategic significance. However, the castle fell into disrepair by 1344. It was empty for a long time. It was purchased by a Persian prince in 1794. The first large-scale reconstruction of the castle took place under his leadership. It belonged to the descendants of the prince in the future until 1863. … Read further
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