Stadel Museum Frankfurt

7 Unmissable Things To Do In Frankfurt

Frankfurt is Germany’s financial centre and one of Europe’s biggest financial hubs. Aside from it being a huge city for finance, there are also many great things to do in Frankfurt.

Here are the seven best things to check out in Frankfurt.

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1. Römerberg

Frankfurt’s most picturesque and traditional square is Römerberg. Römer is actually the middle building of a cluster of three where Frankfurt’s city hall is and has been in since 1405! In the middle of the square, you’ll also see great Renaissance Fountain of Justice which has been around since 1543!

Come check out this rich, historical square in Frankfurt.

Romerberg Frankfurt

2. Städel Museum

Städel Museum is one of Frankfurt and Germany’s top cultural attractions and was once German Museum of the Year in 2012. This museum that is full of amazing art has been around since 1815 and showcases art from as far back as the 1300’s.

Looking for art from different eras? You’ll find that and more at Städel Museum.

Stadel Museum Frankfurt

3. Frankfurt Cathedral

Frankfurt Cathedral is one of the more historical cathedrals in Europe and its existence dates back to between the 14th and 15th centuries. It has since been re-built twice after a fire in 1867 and once again after World War II.

Come check out this cathedral that has, over history, crowned 10 Holy Roman Kings.

Frankfurt Cathedral

4. Eschenheimer Turm

The Eschenheimer Turm is a medieval wall that was once up for demolition. Those plans fell through and today, is the oldest landmark in Frankfurt that has not been altered.

This last piece of medieval history looks cool and out of place in a sea of high-rise buildings that now surround it.

Eschenheimer Turm

5. Senckenberg Natural History Museum

The Senckenberg Natural History Museum features amazing paleontological finds and displays them through life-size re-creations. Here, you can see anatomical dinosaur recreations, fossils, and other animal specimens.

The real attraction here are the life-size dinosaur models at this fascinating museum!

Senckenberg Natural History Museum Frankfurt

6. Palmengarten

Palmengarten is Germany’s largest botanic garden that spreads out over 54-acres. Since 1871, it has been serving Frankfurt locals as a great place to catch some lush greenery and take in some live musical performances as well.

Come take a lovely stroll through Palmengarten and check out the many great things here.


7. Goethe House

Goethe House is named after Germany’s greatest literary figure, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. This house was where he was born in 1749 and today, it serves as an important museum for its greatest writer.

Check out this house where Goethe lived and then head next-door to Goethe Museum to see a 14-room gallery featuring his work.

Goethe House Frankfurt

James Wan

Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, James has always had an inquisitive nature and traveling is now his biggest passion. His biggest thrills are visiting places he's never been to and exploring different cultures. James counts Athens, Tokyo, and Rome as the top three places he's visited.

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