Next to the Friedberger Tor in Frankfurt is a park area called Bethmannpark. It is named after the banker Johann Phillip Bethmann who has bought the garden in 1783.¹
Johann Phillip was also Co-Founder of the Bethmann Bank.
In the year 1786 his Bank funded Goethes Italian yourney.²
Today the Bethmannpark is owned by Frankfurt. It’s most iconic part, the chinese garden, was built in 1989. You can see the entrance to it in the background.
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