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Beautiful statue

The bronze statue of the famous author stands on a rectangular pedestal in a plaza also named after... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nice to see for one time

The statue is nice and the square has a vibrant energy. Visiting it once is enough. Around the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
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Jul 30, 2018
“Beautiful statue”
Jul 30, 2018
“It brought me luck”
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We went to Frankfurt just after my German exam and we went here in the hope it could bring me luck. The monument in itself is nothing special but it will remain in my memories as I passed my exam.

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

The bronze statue of the famous author stands on a rectangular pedestal in a plaza also named after him. The author is depicted standing in a relaxed pose. The pedestal stands on a three tiered rectangular base. The sides of the pedestal depict allegorical scenes....More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe is probably Franfurts most famous son and is reveered in this city. Born in Frankfurt in 1749 his famous book Poetry and Truth outlines his early years in this city . A man of many talents ,a poet,artist,biologist,physicist there are many...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

But, we can say we did it! It was cold and breezy, so we really didn't stick around and we didn't visit anything else associated with Goethe.

Thank roach808
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We walked past it without planning so. Not really impressive, but it is in the middle of the centre, so its a good point for orientation.

Thank Salvador P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Worth seeing once and very central. It is useful to find for orientation around the centre of town. There's loads of space around it to sit in the sun and plan your route/shopping trip. The space is used quite often for other arty installations. You...More

Thank headbeeguy
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The bronze monument was erected in October 1844. Interestingly, German sculptor von Schwanthaler donated his fee of 500 guilders to the citizens of Frankfurt.The statue was restored after suffering severe damage during the World War II.

Thank John L
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The statue is nice and the square has a vibrant energy. Visiting it once is enough. Around the square you can find some nice shops

Thank Sebo A
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Unlike many statues and monuments, this is an easily identifiable landmark. The plaza is a nice place to relax have a coffee.

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This bronze statue of the famous 18th century German poet and philosopher is in a large open square called Goetheplatz. The statue was built in the mid 19th century shortly after Goethe's death. It was damaged during the Second World War and has since been...More

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