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. 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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  • 4. Museums

    Just a short ways downstream from the Städel is the Liebieghaus, a small but exquisite museum of sculpture not only from ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman times, but also from the Middle Ages and the...

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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. Alte Oper

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    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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  • 7. 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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  • 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. Frankfurt OperaTalk

    If you speak English, live in or near Frankfurt and are interested in opera, be sure to sign up for Germany’s only English-language opera appreciation course,...

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  • 10. The Frankfurt Opera

    This new opera house is not one of the architectural wonders of the world, I must admit, but it's a great place to go and see operas. It has one of the largest...

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  • 11. Schloss Johannisburg Castle in Aschaffenburg

    My boyfriend took me to see this castle along the river Main (pronounced "mine"). There were some artifacts and paintings in it, sort of a museum. The...

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  • 12. Visit Rüdesheim am Rhein

    This is a very quaint, famous, very old city on the outskirts of Frankfurt. I probably should have posted in the Off the Beaten Path category. Anyway, this is a...

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  • 13. Wine Tasting

    Wine tasting in Germany is seasonal. And, oddly enough, the wine tasting/restaurants are only open for a few months to give other establishments the opportunity...

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  • 14. The Mainfest

    (part 2)The Mainfest normally will be held at the beginning of August ,mostly start on Friday evening.There will be live music ,fireworks ,fairground...

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  • 15. The Mainfest

    This is the “ Mainfest” a very interesting summer festival in Frankfurt.The festival was held at the Römerberg square and along the Mainkai ( Main quay) of the...

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  • 16. The Fairy Tale Fountain

    Thanks to VT member wabat (Albert from Canberra, Australia) for pointing out that up to now my Frankfurt am Main page has not included any mention of the Fairy...

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  • 17. AIRPORT: A380 Spotting

    The A380 planes use the new "Z" wing in terminal 1, the back front of the bay behind the A gates. Looking into that bay is rewarding, often there are two or...

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  • 18. 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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  • 19. 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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  • 20. 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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  • 21. 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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  • 22. 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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  • 23. 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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  • 24. 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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  • 25. 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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