Those who set out on a discovery tour of Frankfurt can easily reach many of the sites on foot or by bus and train. Many attractions are not very far from one another in the city centre, as our virtual city tour shows. And with public transport, you can quickly reach further sights such as the Palm Garden and the Zoo. A city tour with the nostalgic tram, the ‘Ebbelwei Express’ is particularly popular. And culture lovers will find an impressive selection of renowned museums on both banks of the Main.
Would you like to go on a guided tour through Frankfurt and also discover the unknown aspects of the Main metropolis?
The virtual city tour is intended to make you curious about the sights in the city centre. By printing it out on paper, you can also set out on your own.
The Römer, a Frankfurt landmark, is among the most beautiful and oldest town halls. Its silhouette, with three gables and the famous balcony, is known throughout the world.
This is where people from Frankfurt and all over the world come together: For more than 1,000 years, the Römerberg has been the centre of the city.
Visible from far away and of exceptional historical significance: Saint Bartholomew’s Imperial Cathedral is a Frankfurt landmark and the coronation site of German emperors.
The numerous postmodern façades behind the Schirn bridge the gap between contemporary architecture and the medieval buildings on the Römerberg.
Like no other place, St. Paul’s Church symbolises democracy and national unity in Germany. The exhibition presents the church’s history since 1848.
At the heart of the city centre, the people of Frankfurt and their guests can experience the exotic animals of distant continents close up. A special attraction are the unique animal houses.
The fascinating variety of the plant world is presented by the Palm Garden in thematic gardens and greenhouses. Visitors can get to know the typical botany of all continents.
In the Goethe House, friends and admirers feel themselves transported back into the world of the great poet and most famous son of the city of Frankfurt.
Frankfurt cultural life without the Old Opera House? Unthinkable. Since it was re-opened, the concert house has acquired a fixed place in the music scene of the city and internationally.
Experience Frankfurt’s skyline on a small ‘cruise’ or set off on a boat tour along the Main or Rhine. There are hardly any sightseeing tours that are more relaxing.
On both sides of the Main bank, art lovers will find numerous renowned museums. The range of topics extends from architecture and film to painting.
In Sachsenhausen, by the bank of the Main river, pubs located in labyrinthine lanes invite visitors to try Frankfurt’s national drink, apple wine (Eppelwoi).
It is worthwhile visiting Frankfurt Airport, even if you haven’t got a ticket.
This colourful tram carriage, which takes you to the finest sights in Frankfurt, offers an original city tour. Guests can enjoy the trip over a glass of cider.
For the people of Frankfurt and their guests, the Main Tower is a special attraction. It is the only high-rise building with a publicly accessible viewing platform and a restaurant.
The Höchst district is best known for the former company Hoechst AG. But did you know that there is an Old Town here with a castle complex and a palace?
In the 1920s, the architect Ernst May created modern settlements on a grand scale. The New Frankfurt offered thousands of families the opportunity to live in close proximity to nature.