Europe’s largest cultural event
The Museum Embankment Festival will be held from August 26-28, 2011, in Frankfurt. It is one of the biggest cultural events of Europe. This unique and exciting 3-day festival is held during the last weekend in August, and attracts over 3 million visitors from around the world. The festival is organized every year on the banks of River Main, where the citizens of Frankfurt and other visitors from several countries across the world gather to celebrate some of the important museums in the city. Besides museums, the art, music, culture and gastronomy are among other highlights of the festival as well. This incredible festival is beckoning you to book your air tickets and take the earliest Frankfurt flights to see the heritage centers, art galleries and the many museums lining on both banks of the River Main.
The scenic and romantic setting of the Museum Embankment Festival beneath the breathtaking skyline of Frankfurt mesmerizes the visitors endlessly. Tourists from world over don’t lose any opportunity to book their airline tickets for cheap rates and travel by cheap flights to Frankfurt
to be a part of this spectacular event. Myriad open-air stage performances and numerous special museum programs provide a visual treat to the visitors and keep them spellbound.
Scores of museums are situated alongside both the banks of River Main. There are 13 museums on the south side of the river between Eiserner Steg and Friedensbrücke, while there are two museums on the north side. In fact, the entire area is called Museumsufer (Museums Riverbank). The museums on the south side include Städel, Deutsches Architekturmuseum (German Architecture Museum), Museum für Kommunikation, Liebieghaus (Municipal Sculpture Museum), Deutsches Filmmuseum, Museum für Angewandte Kunst (Museum of Applied Art), Ikonenmuseum (Icon Museum), Museum Giersch (Regional Art Museum), and Museum der Weltkulturen (Museum of World Cultures). The museums on the north side include Historisches Museum and Jewish Museum Frankfurt.
If you are planning to attend this exciting festival, then buy airline tickets
in advance and get fabulous airline discount on your tickets. The live performances of dance, theatre, music and poetry; souvenirs from world over; and stalls selling food and drinks – will provide you all the merriment that you have been looking for. Don’t forget to witness the awe-inspiring Dragon Boat racing. The awesome display of fireworks at the end of the festival is sure to attract and prompt you in visiting the Museum Embankment Festival year after year.