Neu-Isenburg – A Town Built as a Refuge for Huguenot Exiles
Location: An Easily Accessed Border Town of Frankfurt
Bordering Frankfurt and located near Frankfurt International Airport, this town in the German state of Hesse is easy to get to. It is close to several autobahns, including the A3, A5, and A661. Additionally, it is on the Main-Necker railway line, and central station is the only one in the state with a motorail service. Additionally, the Frankfurt tram network reaches the northern area of Neu-Isenburg, easily connecting it with the larger city.
Culture: Home of the Famous Hugenottenhalle
The famous Hugenottenhalle is a multipurpose hall that can hold up to 2,000 people. It often hosts rock concerts, theatrical performances, dances, and almost every type of cultural program. The City Museum, the Haus zum Löwen, details the history of the city, including its Huguenot origins. There are also beautiful buildings that are prime examples of older styles of architecture, including the Bansamühle manor, built in Baroque style by Andreas Lober. In the district of Zeppelinheim is the award-winning Zeppelin Museum, which documents the history of the famous airships.
Activities: See a Film at the Oldest European Drive-In Theater
There are several pools for swimming and sunbathing, including the Waldschwimmbad, which is part of the Sportpark. This areal features a large sport stadium that can hold thousands of people, as well as a large playground and table tennis facilities. The town features a large shopping center Isenburg-Zentrum. It also has the oldest drive-in cinema in Europe, the Autokino Gravenbruch.