9 Reasons You Should Visit Frankfurt

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Frankfurt is home to the most impressive skyline in Germany as well as world-renowned museums and galleries, historical cathedrals, and stunning views.


If the city's not yet on your radar, here are just a few good reasons why you should pay Frankfurt a visit...


Imperial Cathedral

Why visit Frankfurt - Imperial Cathedral

Although, technically, it isn’t a real cathedral, because it was never a bishop’s church, St. Bartholomew’s Cathedral is the first place on our list of things to do in Frankfurt.


Between 1562 and 1792, ten monarchs were crowned as emperors in the Imperial Cathedral in front of the coronation altar.


Between April and October you can climb the 324 steps of the tower and enjoy a beautiful, panoramic view of Mainhattan. While you're there, you might just spot some of the other reasons why you should pay Frankfurt a visit...

Goethe House

Reasons to visit Frankfurt Goethe House

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is one of Germany’s most famous authors and poets - what better way is there to get to know this local hero than visiting his place of birth?


Goethe’s most famous works include Götz von Berlichingen, a drama based on the life of historical poet Götz von Berlichingen.


He also wrote the novel The Sorrows of Young Werther, which Napoleon Bonaparte considered one of the finest works of European literature.


Goethe House itself is decorated with period furniture and paintings, which give us a unique insight into the environment in which Goethe grew up.

Städel Museum

Why visit Frankfurt Städel Museum

700 years of art all under one roof. A roof that has been there since 1815 when banker and businessman Johann Friedrich Städel established the civic foundation.


The gallery’s art focuses on the Renaissance, the Baroque, early modern art and much more dating back to the early 14th Century.


With 3,000 paintings, 400 sculptures and over 4,000 photographs, Städel Museum is definitely one of the most fascinating reasons you should visit Frankfurt.

Shopping in Sachsenhausen

Visiting Frankfurt Shopping in Sachsenhausen

Sachsenhausen is the most fashionable shopping district in Frankfurt.

Wander off the tourist trail and stroll the narrow cobbled streets which are home to local designer boutique.

MMK Frankfurt

Reasons why visit Frankfurt - MMV Frankfurt

The Museum of Modern Kunst in Frankfurt has been given the nickname “Piece of Cake” because of its triangular shape, but there are certainly some tasty exhibits inside.


Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein have both had their work displayed in MMK Frankfurt and today the museum showcases over 4,500 works of international art ranging from the 1960s all the way up to the present day.

Take a Cruise

Take a cruise - Why visit Frankfurt

Enjoy Frankfurt from a new perspective as you cruise down the river Main.


There are a number of cruise options available and each one guarantees spectacular views of Germany’s most impressive skyline.

Climb main tower

Climb Main Tower - Reasons why visit Frankfurt

For unbeatable views of the city, make sure you climb to the top of Main Tower. On the roof, you’ll be greeted by an unparalleled view of Frankfurt.


This 56-storey, 200 metre skyscraper is the perfect place to take in the famous Frankfurt skyline.


Main Tower has two public viewing platforms and is the only skyscraper in the city with a public viewing conservatory. It’s the 4th tallest building in Frankfurt, as well as the 4th tallest in the whole country.


Maxie Eisen

You should visit Frankfurt Maxi Eisen Cafe
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Maxie Eisen is a café during the day which transforms into a bar at night.


It has a varied menu so whether you’re in the mood for a succulent pulled pork sandwich or some bourbon-BBQ chicken wings, Maxie Eisen is the place to check out.


It’s home to the best pastrami in Europe, which is why it appears in nearly every section of the menu. We recommend the NYC. Wash it down with a Mexican Lunch margarita. Heaven.

Lindner Hotel Main Plaza

Why visit Frankfurth stay ata the Lindner Hotel Main Plaza

Right in the heart of Frankfurt am Main, Lindner Hotel is the perfect place to rest your head while staying in Frankfurt.


There's an American style restaurant and bar with live piano entertainment, as well as a relaxing indoor pool and sauna.


Beautiful rooms with incredible views, what more could you want?


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