The Waldstadion It lies south of the River Main in Frankfurt city forest in the district of Sachsenhausen-Süd in Frankfurt, Germany. It opened in 1925, the stadium has been upgraded several times since then, the most recent remodelling was before the 2006 FIFA World Cup from 2002 to 2005 redeveloped it as a pure football stadium. With a capacity of 51,500 spectators, it is among the ten largest football stadiums in Germany.
The Goethe Tower is a 43-metre high tower built entirely out of wood on the northern edge of the woods of Sachsenhausen near Frankfurt am Main. After the Jahrtausendturm, the two towers of the Brück aerial testing facility, the Blumenthal Observation Tower and the Linsen Tower, it is the fifth tallest wooden construction in Germany, thanks to the addition of two antenna measuring stations.
The Paulskirche is a church in Frankfurt am Main with important political symbolism in Germany. It was opened as a Protestant church in 1789, coincidentally the same year as the French Revolution, and in 1848-1849 it became the seat of the Frankfurt Parliament, the first publicly and freely elected body of Germany. The church started with the construction of the oval-shaped central church building in 1789. It was completed from 1829 to 1833, whereupon the organ loft was disconnected in 1833.
The Alte Oper (Old Opera) is a major concert hall and former opera house in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The building was inaugurated in 1880. Many important works have been premiered at the Alte Oper, including Carl Orff's Carmina Burana in 1937.
The Römer (German surname, "Roman") is a medieval building in Frankfurt am Main, one of the city's most important landmarks. It has been the city hall or Rathaus for 600 years. The Römer merchant family sold it together with a second building, the Goldener Schwan (Golden Swan), to the city council on March 11, 1405 and it was converted for use as the city hall. The Haus Römer is actually the middle building of a set of three located in the Römerberg (a plaza).
The Goethe House in the old town of Frankfurt am Main was the family residence of the Goethe family, most notably Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, until 1795. Johann Wolfgang was himself born here in 1749 to his parents, Johann Caspar Goethe, a lawyer, and Katherine Elisabeth Textor, daughter of the mayor (Bürgermeister) of Frankfurt. Johann Wolfgang lived here along with his sister Cornelia until 1765, aged sixteen, when he moved to Leipzig to study law, returning sporadically thereafter.
The Opern- und Schauspielhaus Frankfurt (Frankfurt Opera House) is an important European opera house, the home of Oper Frankfurt (the Frankfurt Opera), a leading company in Germany. In 2005/2006 it had twelve premieres, a number that no opera house in Europe has equalled. In 1997 and 2003 the house received the title "Opera house of the year".
Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof is the central station for Frankfurt am Main. In terms of railway traffic, it is the busiest railway station in Germany. With approx. 350.000 passengers per day the station is the second most frequented railway station in Germany.
Zeilgalerie is a shopping centre located at the Zeil in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It was opened in September 1992 and is 41 metres tall with 10 floors, one of which is underground. There are approximately 70 stores situated in the 800 metre long building.
The Carolingian Saint Justinus' church, Frankfurt-Höchst is the oldest building in Frankfurt-Main and one of the oldest in Germany. The Catholic basilica originates from around 830, and the late gothic chancel was built from 1441. The church stands at the east of the old part of the town Höchst, looking over the Main. On the one hand, St.
The IG Farben Building or the Poelzig Building, was built from 1928 to 1930 as the corporate headquarters of the IG Farben conglomerate in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is also known as the Poelzig Ensemble or Poelzig Complex, and previously as the IG Farben Complex, and the General Creighton W. Abrams Building. A competition to design the building was won by the architect Hans Poelzig. On its completion, the complex was the largest office building in Europe and remained so until the 1950s.
Au the name of a building that has been squatted since June 4, 1983 in Frankfurt, Germany. It bills itself as an "Autonomous Cultural Centre and Living Project". Au was home to the Au Squat Festival on June 3rd, 2006, featuring many punk rock bands such as The Restarts. The 2007 festival was on June 9th with band like Sensa Yuma and the festival 2008 will be on June 7th. Beside the open air festival there are many other concerts and cultural or political events during the year.
The Internationale Schule Frankfurt Rhein-Main (ISFRM or simply ISF) is a private school in Sindlingen, a borough of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is most notable for its strong focus on academic achievement through constant assessment. As of 2006, the school's mission statement is [... ] to be recognized as a provider of top quality education to a highly diverse student body.
Saint Bartholomeus's Cathedral (Dom Sankt Bartholomäus) is a Gothic building located in Frankfurt, Germany. Frankfurt Cathedral is the main church of Frankfurt and was constructed in the 14th and 15th centuries on the foundation of an earlier church from the Merovingian time. From 1356 onwards, kings of the Holy Roman Empire were elected in this Catholic church, and from 1562 to 1792, emperors were crowned here.
Stadion am Brentanobad is a multi-use stadium in Frankfurt, Germany. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of 1. FFC Frankfurt and Rot-Weiß Frankfurt. The stadium has a capacity of 5,500 places.
The Großmarkthalle (Wholesale Market Hall), located in the Ostend of Frankfurt am Main, was the city's main wholesale market, especially for fruit and vegetables. It was closed on June 4, 2004. It is considered a major example of expressionist architecture.