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Discover Germany | Special Theme | Frankfurt City Special
Frankfurt Museum Embankment Photo: Michael Wicander
Frankfurt – Vibrant city of museums Frankfurt is a cosmopolitan city, deeply connected to its cultural and historic heritage. It is also one of Europe’s most celebrated places for modern art and design. The high density of cultural, aesthetic, and scientific institutions and exhibitions cements the city’s diverse museum landscape. TEXT: ELISABETH DOEHNE | PHOTOS: STADT FRANKFURT AM MAIN Lining both banks of the Main river, the Frankfurt Museum Embankment has a lot for visitors to see and explore: from avantgarde paintings, to modern sculptures, architecture, religious history, film and archeology, to the old masters. Connected by seven bridges, the area is a melting pot of impressive buildings and museums. A 2Day ticket (€18) grants admission to more than 34 museums all year round. On the final weekend in August (29-31
August, 2014), Frankfurt will celebrate its cultural and artistic scene with a unique open-air event along the river with the Museum Embankment Festival. Europe’s largest cultural festival attracts visitors from all over the world, enticed by the multicultural stages, music performances, international gastronomy, art projects and special exhibitions A special festival badge (€7) offers visitors special rates and discounted admission to participating museums. “We want
people to “explore, experience and discover the wide cultural spectrum,” states a spokesperson for the city of Frankfurt. There is free admission to all Frankfurt’s public museums on the last Saturday of every month. A special programme, Satourday offers families and groups the chance to explore ideas and topics in greater detail and guided tours and workshops provide insight. www.museumsufer.de
FEEL THE HEARTBEAT CULTURE AND EVENTS. 2014 is full of cultural highlights: On May 10th, “Nacht der Museen” presents the variety of Frankfurt’s museums in a single night. On August 29 – 31, the “Museumsuferfest“ will form the highpoint of the Frankfurt’s summer open air events.
Enjoy cultural diversity throughout the city.
For all the infos visit www.museumsufer-frankfurt.de
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