Goethe Tower

The Goethe Tower (in German: Goetheturm) is an observation tower built primarily of wood in autumn 2020 on the northern edge of the Frankfurt city forest. The tower named after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was the tallest publicly accessible wooden structure in Germany until 1999 when it was replaced by the Millennium Tower in Magdeburg.

Old Goethe Tower

The original Goethe Tower (in German: Goetheturm) was a 43.3 meter high wooden observation tower on the northern edge of the Frankfurt city forest, south of the city. The Goethe Tower was a popular destination for locals and tourists until it was destroyed by arson on the night of 12 October 2017. Reconstruction of the