Schaumainkai is a street in central Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main , commonly known simply as Frankfurt, is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany, with a 2010 population of 688,249. The urban area had an estimated population of 2,300,000 in 2010...

, Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

, running along the south side of the River Main. It includes a number of museums including the Städel
The Städel, officially the Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, is an art museum in Frankfurt am Main, with one of the most important collections in Germany....

, a leading art gallery. Because of the large concentration of museums on the riverside, the area is called Museumsufer
The embankment to the south of the Main River in Frankfurt, Germany, is called Museumsufer or Museum Embankment because of the large concentration of museums there...

 ("Museum Embankment").

The street is sometimes partially closed to traffic and used for Frankfurt's largest flea market
Flea market
A flea market or swap meet is a type of bazaar where inexpensive or secondhand goods are sold or bartered. It may be indoors, such as in a warehouse or school gymnasium; or it may be outdoors, such as in a field or under a tent...


Image:Mdw-haupthaus29-ffm001.jpg|Museum der Weltkulturen
Museum der Weltkulturen
The Museum of World Cultures is an ethnological museum in Frankfurt, Germany. Until 2001 it was called the Museum of Ethnology .-History:...

, Haupthaus Schaumainkai 29
Image:Schaumainkai, Frankfurt.jpg|Bank of the river Main at Sachsenhausen-Nord
Image:Museumsuferfest 2005 - Schaumainkai Tiefufer.jpg|Museumsuferfest 2005 - Schaumainkai Tiefufer

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