Waldspielpark Goetheturm – Frankfurt, Germany - Atlas Obscura

Waldspielpark Goetheturm

A hidden playground nestled in the forest. 


You can find this incredible playground nestled in the woods at the top of the Sachsenhausen district of Frankfurt. The park was built around the Goetheturm, a 43-meter-high wooden tower named for the poet Goethe who used to go to these woods to write. There is a large forest playground, slides, a maze, and a splash pool for the youngest visitors.

The Goetheturm is recently renovated and open to the public. From the top you can see the Frankfurt skyline and “green belt.”  There is a lovely cafe/beer garden at the bottom of the tower near the entrance.

Update October 2017: The Goetheturm has burned down.

Know Before You Go

Take the 48 bus from the Sudbahnhof or the 36 bus from Konstablerwache.

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