Goethe's legacy has incalculable value within global culture. It would be a mistake not to know this when you are in Frankfurt.
A universal man.
Johann Wolfgang van Goethe was one of the most important poets, dramatists, writers and scientists of the 18th century. In fact, it's said that he was one of the last universal men because he practised all forms of art. Besides this, he was one of the founders of the Romantic movement which was especially rooted in Germany. Goethe was born in 1749 at number 24 on a street named 'Grober Hirschgraben' and this birthplace, in which the writer grew up is now a museum which is open to the public. Inside this building, you can visit the rooms such as the living room where he wrote a large part of his works, or his bedroom and the rest of the house. There is also a large exhibition of writings and manuscripts of his works that are worth unspeakable value. This house is a place of worship for all those who are generally interested in literature and culture.