Many cities are still eager to wake up from the dark turbulence of history so that they can grow, develop, and succeed today. One of them is the city of Frankfurt.
Frankfurt is a developed city in Germany. For centuries Frankfurt has been one of the most important centers of European economic growth and trade. That’s what makes this one city has its charm as a modern all-around metropolis that can attract around 60 million tourists every year.
Frankfurt is a city that is quite relaxed, peaceful, and a developed city that still carries out traditions and still maintains the beauty of the architecture of the building with the restoration or redevelopment. Therefore, below are 5 places with historical art nuances that must be visited.
In the first place is Goethe-Haus. This historic building was first built in 1749 which coincided with the birthday of one of the best writers and poets in Germany, namely Johan Wolfgang van Goethe. Therefore, this building was given the name Goethe-Haus which means “house belonging to the Goethe family”.
Inside this historic building, there are various relics of Johan Wolfgang von Goethe. The location of the Goethe-Haus itself is quite close to one of the other historic buildings, namely the Paulskirche which was the first building of German democracy.
From Paulskirche, tourists only need to pass two blocks to reach the Goethe-Haus. If you want to visit, Goethe-Haus is open only on certain days and closed on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
- MMK Museum
This museum has a name that is unique and concise. MMK itself is an abbreviation and stands for Museum für Moderne Kunst or in English means Museum of Modern Art. This unique museum is a place to explore the sometimes complicated and confusing world of modern art.
Not only the name, but in terms of the shape of the building, the MMK Museum is also unique. The triangular-shaped building is enough to steal the attention of the surrounding buildings. Therefore, the people of Frankfurt themselves often call it like “piece of cake” (The Piece of Cake).
- The Sufer Museum
The Sufer Museum is direct across the river to the south of the city. Inside the Sufer Museum, tourists will see and know various stories, including the story of the beginning of Frankfurt’s standing to its present glory, both in the part of the story of hardship and joy. For tourists who want to visit here, the Sufer Museum is always open to the public and free of charge with no entrance fee.
If tourists still want to explore the history of Frankfurt and it’s not enough just to visit the Sufer Museum, not far from this museum is the German Film Museum, which discusses the origins of optical entertainment to various filmmaking equipment, and the German Architectural Museum. It contains thousands of city-building plans and scale models of skyscrapers.
- Städel Museum
At number four is the Städel Museum with a tendency for modern art. Art lovers will never be disappointed to visit the Städel Museum because this museum will serve tourists with beautiful and epic works of art dating from 1750 to the present day.
The Städel Museum has become the hottest destination and home to a world-renowned gallery for the art treasures of many classical and modern European artists from hundreds of sculptures to thousands of more paintings and graphic collections.
One of the famous paintings exhibited at the Städel Museum is Weibliches Idealbildnis by Sandro Botticelli.
- Nature Museum Senckenberg
Switching from an art museum to a museum devoted to the history of animal discovery, there is the Natur Museum Senckenberg, which is located northwest of Frankfurt City and can be reached using public transportation only.
Inside the Senckenberg Nature Museum are the remains of dinosaurs that are 50 million years old. Where the fossil remains were unearthed at a site just 22 miles away in the famous Messel Fossil Pit region.
Messel Fossil Pit is a place that has been declared by UNESCO World Heritage in 1995 as an area where scientific objects are found.
So, those were the 5 best and coolest historical art places in Frankfurt. Which one catches your attention the most?