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The Dom
The Dom
The Dom, officially the Church of St. Bartholomew, was built between the 13th and 15th century. Its most historical attractions, which survived from the original interior, are the Maria-Schlaf-Altar altar and a sculpture by Hans Backoffen portraying a scene from the crucifixion.


Goethe House
Goethe House and Museum
Frankfurt is the birthplace of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and his home is open to visitors. In the house the main attractions are the family music room, library, living room and Goethe’s own puppet show and stud. The museum is sited next to the house; there are a collection of Goethe’s work, German paintings and sculpture from the late Baroque period up to early Romanticism.


Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Modern Art
The museum’s structure is triangular and has been nicknamed 'slice of cake' by inhabitants of the city, this singular shape was designed by the Viennese architect Hans Hollein. There are shown a collection of post-war art with paintings of Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Andy Warhol and Joseph Beuys.


Palm Garden
Palm Garden
This is a beautiful botanical garden with amazing tropical plants and exotic birds which are conserved in glasshouses. In the latest years new conservatories have been added: The Tropicarium, the Sub Antarctic House shows plants from Chile, Argentina and New Zealand, and the Entrance Conservatory where insectivorous plants and bromeliads are displayed.

Frankfurt Zoo
Frankfurt Zoo
Centrally located, this is one of the most attractive zoos of Europe; there are exhibited more than 4500 animals on 14 hectares of land. Other interesting attractions are the jungle environment, the African Veldt, the popular bear castle and the Grzimek Haus where artificial darkness is simulated in order to observe nocturnal animals’ activities.




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