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Goethe Monument

Steinweg 9, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
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Great statue.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe is probably Franfurts most famous son and is reveered in this city. Born... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Neil K
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
Just a monument

But, we can say we did it! It was cold and breezy, so we really didn't stick around and we didn't... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
roach808
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Juneau
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  • Excellent21%
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  • Average30%
  • Poor4%
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Mar 30, 2018
“Great statue.”
Mar 4, 2018
“Just a monument”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Steinweg 9, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
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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
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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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