First Time Tourists Guide in Frankfurt

Image by Kiefer from Flickr - Frankfurt is the metropolitan and largest city in the German state of Hesse. It is best known for art and culture that represented in some arhictectures of building.

Frankfurt is the metropolitan and largest city in the German state of Hesse

It is best known for art and culture that represented in some architectures of building

Eschenheim Tower and Frankfurt Cathedral are two most noticeable skyline building which has great old architecture

Meanwhile, the city's history can be found at some popular museums like  Städel Museum, Frankfurt Archaeological Museum, and Senckenberg Natural History Museum

Also, be ready to explore another great destination and start by strolling around the Römerberg

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SIGHTSEEING

Since Frankfurt is well-known for its enormous number of historical sites, it will be great for you to explore them. Go to Städel Museum to see excellent collection of 14th century paintings. Spectacular artworks from old masters like Picasso, Monet, Beckman are displayed here. Also, you can discover the exhibition of the Middle East at Frankfurt Archaeological Museum. This museum shows the history of Frankfurt and offers antique objects of civilizations of Meditteranean.

Städel Museum

Beautiful Museum in the middle of the city

Address : Schaumainkai 63, 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Frankfurt Archaeological Museum

One of the most beautiful museums in Frankfurt with very nice collection of Roman materials and antique pottery

Address : Karmelitergasse 1, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

DOWNTOWN

At Frankfurt's geographical center, it stands Hauptwache, the busiest pedestrian areas in the city. It is famous for fine combination of historical building and modern structure as well as shopping areas. You can find the most noticeable building with a baroque style called Guard House and also large underground mall. If you wonder to explore Frankfurt old Town, start at Römerberg, the old town center. This is the most picturesque public square with Justice Fountain at its center. Discover the medieval-era structure like Römer or elegant Imperial Hall here.

Römerberg

The nicest square in the centre of Frankfurt

Address : Römerberg 26, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Hauptwache

Amazing place for walking shopping and eating

Address : 60313 Frankfurt, Germany

SHOPPING

For shopaholic, it is a must for you to visit Zeil as the center of Frankfurt's shopping scene. This pedestrian street offers many boutiques and stores that suit your budget. Head to MyZeil as one of the largest malls in Germany. Constructed with eight floors, this mall has extraordinary architecture. You can find various fashion stores, chilling, and relaxing area here. To hunt for souvenirs, go to Römerberg where a lot of small gift shops exist. Head to Frankfurter Dippemarkt to get some unique things like key rings, postcard, and other authentic staff.

MyZeil

Exellent shopping center with modern design

Address : Zeil 106, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Frankfurter Dippemarkt

Huge selection and good variety of products all with a really good quality

Address : Fahrgasse 80, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

FOOD & DRINK

When you are here in Frankfurt, make sure to try the traditional cuisine like Grüne Soße, a yogurt sauce eaten with potatoes or boiled eggs. One of the most favorite meals in the city is called Frankfurt Rippchen, a Cured and slow-cooked pork cutlets. While for the beverage, Apple wine can not be divided from its traditional drink. It became popular for over 250 years in Frankfurt.

CULTURE

As one of the leading cultural locations in Germany, there are many galleries, museums, and traditional fairs to offer in Frankfurt. The culture has been widely influenced by Roman Empire. Festivals like Wäldchestag and Museumsufer fest are two examples of event about culture and history in Frankfurt.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Late spring : April to May and early autumn (August and September) are the best months to explore the overall Frankfurt city. You will experience green landscape and sunshine which make it the perfect time for your trip.

HOTEL

Frankfurt has many hotels located in downtown that make visitors easy to get around tourist attractions. You can book a room at 4 star hotel, Grand Hotel Downtown. Besides close to popular destinations, it also easy to get access to the station. If you want luxury stay, head to Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof. This hotel has a combination of traditional and modern styles. You can also enjoy mouth-watering French cuisine at its restaurant.

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof

Beautiful hotel with excellent service,clean room,and great breakfast

Address : Am Kaiserplatz, Bethmannstraße 33, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Grand Hotel Downtorn

Excellent location with very contemporary clean hotel and helpful staff

Address : Taunusstraße 48-50, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

RESTAURANT

Do not skip your culinary experience in Frankfurt restaurants. Go to Fichtekraenzi to taste German local dishes with a traditional serving style. It has the nicest Apfelwein, a fermented apple juice in the city. Another one is Zum Lahmen Esel Restaurant. This restaurant serves rustic German food with specialties in Hessian. If you are here in summer, do not miss to take a wonderful beer garden at its back.

Apfelwein-wirtschaft Fichtekraenzi

A great place with great customer service

Address : Wallstraße 5, 60594 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Zum Lahmen Esel

Great German restaurant and worth it

Address : Krautgartenweg 1, 60439 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

CAFE

Have a break time during your trip by enjoying Frankfurt's popular cafes. Mainkai Café is a great place to get relaxed. Constructed with indoor and outdoor seating, this cafe offers a river view that makes you more comfortable. You can have a delicious option of food and drink at an affordable price. If you are looking at the best coffee in Frankfurt, head to KukuVaia The Bean Inspector. The aesthetic decoration takes you to Southern Europe but still with cozy and cool ambiance. Grab a cortado or Freddos to warm your body.

Mainkai Cafe

favourite cafe in Frankfurt with bistro fare has a nice old world feel

Address : Mainkai 15, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

KukuVaia The Bean Inspector

A very warm and comfy cafeteria near the center of Frankfurt with with unique character

Address : Oeder Weg 23, 60318 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Frankfurt offers many great places to chill out and enjoy drinking. Barhundert is one of those places where you can have relaxed atmosphere. This stylish bar is completed with good lounge with music playing in the background. If you want to experience the nostalgic things from bygone era, go to Hunky Dory Bar. It is located in the hidden place on the ground floor of commercial building, this bar has great selection of cocktails or even non-alcohol drink. You will get a perfect drink in a lovely vintage place.

Barhundert

one of the best pubs with great drinks, very lively, nice service

Address : Stiftstraße 34, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Hunky Dory Bar

Cozy bar with fantastic cocktails

Address : Baseler Str. 10, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

INTERESTING PLACE

Explore the art and cultural sites in Frankfurt. Senckenberg Natural History Museum is a must visit where you can see the display about planet's diversity, the evolution of organism, and also the biggest exhibition of large dinosaurs and birds. Situated in the heart of the city, The Old Opera House also attracts many visitors. This opera was built in 1880 in an Italian High Renaissance. Enjoy watching the drama theater and contemporary art here.

Senckenberg Natural History Museum

one of the largest Natural History Museums in Frankfurt, Germany - exhibits the evolution of life and its recent biodiversity

Address : Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The Old Opera House

The former Opera House and one of the main opera houses in Germany with amazing architecture

Address : Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Wondering to have a great photo with an amazing background in Frankfurt? Go to Frankfurt Cathedral. The exterior of this 13th century building is really spectacular. Built in a red stone with Gothic red style, this cathedral stands out in the city's skyscrapers. Do not forget to capture the stunning Eschenheim Tower. This city gate is also a production of the medieval era and becomes the landmark of Frankfurt city.

Frankfurt Cathedral

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Bartholomew's Emperor's Cathedral, the largest church in Frankfurt am Main

Address : Domplatz 1, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Eschenheim Tower

Great restaurant, great service, great vibe in an amazing location

Address : Eschenheimer Tor 1, 60318 Frankfurt am Main, Germany