Frankfurt am Main Things to Do

  • Kaiserdom from my balcony, Frankfurt
    Kaiserdom from my balcony, Frankfurt
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  • 1. Churches

    The Cathedral of Emperors is not as impressive as its title suggests, and has also been shrouded in scaffolding for some time now. Despite this, the cathedral has an arguably even more impressive a...

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  • 2. Römer

    The Römberberg (Roman mountain) is the central square of Frankfurt. It derives its name from the Römer (Roman) house which is the town hall today. How that house got its name is still not clear. The...

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  • 3. Museums

    Two facts about humour: First, humour is a matter of taste and second, Germans are not renown for it (taste and humour). Therefore, I can not say if you will enjoy Caricatura in Frankfurt. My opinion...

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  • 4. Main River

    In the mid-19th century, the industrial revolution was clearly showing its effects on trade and traffic. By that time, the only point to cross the Main river at Frankfurt was the Alte Brücke (Old...

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  • 5. Skyscrapers

    Frankfurt's skyline is one of the major sights in the city and it is worth to look at it from an elevated position. Especially around dusk, the lights of the city are good for some marvellous effects....

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  • 6. Zoos and Parks

    One of the highlights of Frankfurt in the summer is open-air opera in the beautiful setting of the Palmengarten, put on by an off-beat low-budget private opera company called the Kammeroper (Chamber...

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  • 7. Alte Oper

    The Old Opera (Alte Oper) was the original Opera House in Frankfurt's until WWII when it was burned out after bombardments. The ruins were reconstructed and the Opernhaus officially reopened on August...

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  • 8. Apple Wine Express

    I thought the Apfelwein tour was the biggest waste of money!!! I have lived in Frankfurt for three weeks, and this past weekend, my friend came and visited. I decided to take her on the Apfelwein and...

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  • 9. Bridge: Eiserner Steg

    Eisner Steg is a pedestrian bridge connecting the two banks of the main river. It should be renamed "Lovers Bridge" because of the hundreds of locks hanging on...

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  • 10. Former Boerneplatz Synagogue/Old Jewish Cemetery

    Frankfurt's main synagogue was built in 1882 on the spot of a hospital in the former Jewish Ghetto. On November 9th 1938, it was destroyed by Nazi mobs and...

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  • 11. Hammering Man

    Jonathan Borofsky has placed different versions of this metal sculpture in several cities over the world. The sculpture's arm moves and in some cities, it looks...

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  • 12. Sees Near The Airport

    "See" is the German word for "lake". There are a lot of these small sees, located next to the airport. Most of them are artificial lakes, that were made for...

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  • 13. Main Cemetery Frankfurt

    The main cemetery of Frankfurt dates back to the 18th century; many graves date back to the 19th century. As many affluent and some famous citizens were buried...

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  • 14. Eintracht Frankfurt Museum

    Football fans will enjoy the Eintracht Frankfurt Museum which has a good exhibition about Frankfurt's largest professional football club. It does not only...

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  • 15. Urban art: Ghostown / City ghosts

    This project and style has made it around the world and the frienly ghosts can be found in many of the bigger cities worldwide. Frankfurt has probably one of...

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  • 16. Bull and Bear

    The two sculptures were commissioned in 1985 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Frankfurt Stock exchange. It was placed on its current spot when the...

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  • 17. Eschenheimer Turm

    Once Frankfurt has a huge fortification system with over sixty towers. The Eschenheimer Turm became one of the best known landmarks in Frankfurt's old town. It...

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  • 18. Hauptwache

    When Frankfurt was a city state, its guards were policemen and soldiers in one. Their headquarters were in this building which was completed in 1730. The...

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  • 19. Farben / Abrams / Poelzig Building

    This is the only large building in Frankfurt that was not bombed during the Second World War. Legend has it that General Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered the...

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  • 20. Europaturm

    On the outskirts of the city, in the suburb of Ginnheim, is Frankfurt's tallest building, the Europa Turm. Known by locals as the "Ginnheimer Spargel" (The...

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  • 21. IG Farben Building

    From dyes to death - the IG Farben Building has had a chequered history. It started life as a fine piece of architecture - the largest office building in Europe...

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  • 22. Palmengarten

    Frankfurt's botanical gardens, the Palmengarten, are a serene getaway from the busy streets of the city centre. Within sight of the skyscrapers you can sit in...

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  • 23. Bethmann Park

    One of the many parks that ring Frankfurt's inner city, Bethmann is famous for its tranquil walled Chinese garden, built in 1990 in memory of the victims of...

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  • 24. Eschenheimer Turm

    Eschenheimer Turm is all that remains of Frankfurt's once prodigious medieval defenses. You can get a feel for just how impressive these fortifications were,...

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  • 25. Bridge: Alte Brücke

    The bridge was destroyed and rebuilt many times. In 1945 the bridge was blown and was temporarily repaired and later rebuilt and renovated. If you stand at...

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