Main Tower - Things to Know Before Visiting
Neue Mainzer Str. 52-58, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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About Main Tower
This 240 meters skyscraper in Frankfurt is named after the nearby Main river. The tower has five underground stories and two public observing points. It is the only skyscraper in Frankfurt with a public viewing observatory. The tower's design features what appears to be two connected towers. The smaller of the two is of a cuboid shape, a design common to 1970s architecture. The second and taller is a circular tower with an entire blue glass exterior which features the transmission tower on top.
Attractions Near Main Tower
Frankfurt's original opera house. It is now known as the Alte Oper (Old Opera). Alte Oper is a concert hall and former opera house in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It was inaugurated in 1880 and destroyed by bombs in 1944. It was rebuilt in the 1970s and opened again in 1981.
This medieval building is located in Altstadt district in Frankfurt, Germany. It is one of the most important landmarks in the city. The Römer has been Frankfurt's city hall for over 600 years.
Frankfurter Kunstverein (Frankfurt Art Association) is an art museum located in the center of Frankfurt. It was founded in 1829 by a group of influential residents of the city and today it is situated on a gothic building from 1464 called "Steinernes Haus (Stone Building)". The museum has no permanent collection, but its contemporary art exhibitions are internallionally renowned.
Schirn Kunsthalle is an art gallery located between the Römer and the Frankfurt Cathedral. The gallery exhibits modern and contemporary art, and it is the main venue for temporary art exhibitions in Frankfurt.
The Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK in short) is a modern art museum in Frankfurt. Founded in 1981 and opened in 1991, the museum is popularly called "peice of cake" because of it's trangular shape. This is one of the newest museums in Frankfurt and it's permanent collection comprises of over 4,500 works of international art, from 1960's to the present.
Museum of Applied Art(Museum Angewandte Kunst) is located in Frankfurt am Main, and it is a part of the Museumsufer - the collection of museums in and around the banks of river Main. More than 60,000 objects are included in it's collection, ranging from Eropean handicrafts, graphics, Islamic and East Asian art. The collections dates from twelfth to the twenty first century.
Where is Main Tower
Discover More Attractions in Hessen, Where Main Tower Is Located
Situated in west-central Germany, The state of Hesse is bordered by six German states. Most of the population of Hesse lives in the southern part, in the Rhine-Main Area. The countryside is hilly and has numerous mountain ranges. Hesse is the greenest state in Germany, as forest covers 42% of the state.