Frankfurt am Main Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Zoos and Parks

    If you are into Parks, you can go to the Palmengarten and spent the day walking through beautiful gardens. I went in summer and there were lots of flowers and a nice atmosphere to walk, read and...

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  • 2. Skyscrapers

    Here's part of the Frankfurt skyline from an unusual vantage point, namely from the Emser Bridge going over and through the grounds of the Frankfurt Trade Fair. Since an airplane has recently flown...

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  • 3. Main River

    Every Saturday from 8-14 is along the Main Riverside at "Museumsufer" Frankfurt's biggest flea market, where you can everything. It's very international flair from Turkey to Russia you find dealers...

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  • 4. Money Museum

    At the Money Museum of the German Federal Bank you can see exhibits about the history of money, about the (then controversial) transition from the German...

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  • 5. Turm Palast

    This movie theater at the Eschenheimer Tor, one block north of the Hauptwache in the center of Frankfurt, used to show films exclusively in English.It's a good...

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  • 6. Former Großmarkthalle, future ECB headquarters

    When I took this photo in 2004, demolition of some of the smaller buildings of the former Großmarkthalle (wholesale produce market) had already begun, in...

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  • 7. Observatory

    At the time, this seemed like a fine place for an observatory. On a dark street at the edge of Frankfurt, at the top of the new physics building of the newly...

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  • 8. Concerts at Nebbien's Garden House

    This little house is in a strip of park called the Anlagenring, which was created when the old city wall was torn down at the beginning of the nineteenth...

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  • 9. Feldberg (Taunus)

    The highest mountain near Frankfurt with more than 800 meters elevation, and a rewarding hike year round. The hike (roundtrip ca. 5 hours) starts at the...

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  • 10. Nidda River

    One of my favourite cycling paths is the Nidda-Route, along a tributary of the Main River. The route starts from Frankfurt-Hoechst where the Nidda joins the...

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  • 11. Synagogue Beth-Hamidrasch

    The Synagogue Beth-Hamidrasch is in the Westend district of Frankfurt, at Freiherr-vom-Stein-Strasse 30. It was inaugurated in 1910 as a house of worship for...

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  • 12. Site of the former orthodox synagogue

    From 1907 to 1938 this was the site of a large synagogue belonging to the orthodox Jewish Israelitischen Religionsgesellschaft (IRG). This was one of four large...

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  • 13. Ex-Volksbildungsheim

    This attractive building at the Eschenheimer Tor, just one block north of the Hauptwache in the city center, is now a multiplex cinema called Metropolis.For...

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  • 14. Frankfurt Adult Education Center (VHS)

    After over half a century at the Volksbildingsheim in downtown Frankfurt and then several years at a rather out-of-the-way location in the Gallus district, the...

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  • 15. The inventor of the telephone

    This monument to Philipp Reis (1834-1874), the “inventor of the telephone”, was first proposed in the 1890s but was not built until 1919. It is located in the...

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  • 16. Stalburg Theater

    Here in what was once the ballroom of a 150-year-old apple-wine pub in Frankfurt's North End is where you can find the Stalburg Theater, featuring (just about)...

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  • 17. Bad Homburg

    Bad Homburg is one of Germany's wealthiest towns (possibly the wealthiest), and you can see that from the moment you exit the train station. This is no seedy...

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  • 18. Oberursel

    I first came to Oberursel in July. It was freezing cold, raining and just about typical of Frankfurt's summer that never was in 2011. The second time I came, a...

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  • 19. University -- Bockenheim Campus

    The Johann Wolfgang Goethe University was founded in 1914 and has traditionally been located for the most part here in the Frankfurt district of Bockenheim,...

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  • 20. The old and new U.S. Consulates in Frankfurt

    As recently as forty or forty-five years ago the old U.S. Consulate was a completely open building. People used to walk in just to get a drink of water, since...

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  • 21. Hofheim am Taunus

    One of the most accessible places in the Taunus mountain range, and also one of the prettiest, Hofheim has become a commuter town for Frankfurt city workers....

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  • 22. Instituto Cervantes in the old Amerika Haus

    Photos:1. Instituto Cervantes 2009. 2. Amerika Haus 2004. 3. Weatherproof text panels and photos about the history of Amerika Haus and Instituto Cervantes --...

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  • 23. Maibacher Schweiz

    The Taunus region to the north-west of Frankfurt is exceptionally beautiful and has nice hiking areas. One of the best hikes (ca. 5 hours) goes through the...

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  • 24. University -- Riedberg Campus

    Ever since the publication of C.P. Snow's The Two Cultures some forty-five years ago, there has been at least a lot of lip-service given in academic circles to...

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  • 25. Gypsies musicions

    I was amazed when I saw two guys(gypsies) on the street playing music. The reason I was so surprised was that I understood they are Bulgarian gypsies. Well,we...

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