Frankfurt am Main Tourist Traps

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  • 1. Frankfurt Airport

    Transfers from airport to city: Don't bother catching a cab into the city, unless of course, you are laden with a lot of luggage. Taxis to the city cost around 25 Euro. Instead, catch the train from...

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  • 2. Shopping

    Kaiserstrasse and Goethestrasse are the best shopping streets, despite the handful of hole-in-the-wall tourist traps filled with junk souvenirs. Most department stores are located on Rossmarkt and...

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  • 3. Frankfurt Hahn Airport

    Many people think that Hahn is located in the suburbs of Frankfurt. It's not! You may better call it Trier Hahn, because it is half an hour from Trier and 90 minutes from Frankfurt. It would be even...

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  • 4. Open-air opera at the Konstabler Wache

    At first glance, the Konstabler Wache in downtown Frankfurt might seem like an unpromising venue for an open-air opera performance. This is one of the least...

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  • 5. Over $500 for Luggage at Lufthansa!

    On a flight from London Heathrow to Frankfurt, the Lufthansa check-in lady had a problem with me checking in two (2) bags of 20 kilos each. She said that I was...

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  • 6. "old" Sachsenhausen quarter

    This quarter is just behind the Youth Hostel. It is very often recommended, but for my taste it is just to much of a conglomerate of places where you can wine...

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  • 7. Prices

    Germans love to complain about the high cost of living in Frankfurt ... and they have a point. As Frankfurt attracts many well-off professionals, the cost of...

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  • 8. Alt-Sachsenhausen & Sachsenhausen apple-wine-bars

    Tacky, tacky, tacky. It's always recommended as great night spot. In fact it's not.Nothing but bad, cheap Caipirinha bars in "old"-style houses, bad food...

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  • 9. KaiserStr/main train station

    This place has really changed since I was stationed in Frankfurt from 79-81. When I was in the Army, we would go up and down KaiserStr "just looking around"...

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  • 10. Short Cruise on the Main River

    Before I drag it down to the "forget it" level - let me say that I love boating on the Main! It's just that the 1 hour trip is not really worth it, because all...

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  • 11. Avoid the Roemer Restaurants

    The main tourist magnets is the area between the Roemer and the Paulskirche. At both places, you got lots of cafes and restaurants. but both in price and value,...

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  • 12. Enoteca Contessa - good but not worthy !!!

    Soooooooooo ... italian restaurants around the world ... what a pain !!!! Actually I'm not a fan of italian restaurant when I'm abroad cause I prefer to check...

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