One of the most famous and best-known cities in Germany, Frankfurt is a leading tourist destination of the country. The city is located in the state of Hesse in the western part of the country. Frankfurt is counted as one of the largest financial centers of Europe and is a significant destination for foreign visitors. This beautiful city is home to a lot of charming tourist attractions, which includes museums, theatres, architectural landmarks, churches, open spaces, parks, entertainment venues and much more. If you are planning a trip to this enigmatic city and wondering what things you must try then read on.
Explore the Römerberg
The charming Römerberg is the historic city center situated in the city of Frankfurt. The word “Römerberg” exactly means “Roman Mountain” and is a popular sight of the city for tourists / travelers. This city center is home to dozens of stunning half-timbered houses and the incredible City Hall. This historic square is believed to be the place where the first trade fairs were conducted.
Enjoy the View of the City from the Main Tower
Soaring up to 200 meters, the Main Tower is a 56-storey skyscraper, located in the Innenstadt district of Frankfurt, Germany. This edifice is named after the nearby Main River. It becomes is 240 m when its antenna spire is included in its height. This modern structure has five underground floors and two public viewing platforms. In fact, the Main Tower is the only skyscraper in Frankfurt with a public viewing observatory. It was officially inaugurated on January 28, 2000. There is no better place to enjoy a superlative view of the city of Frankfurt. The tower is the only high-rise of Frankfurt that is open to the public. After taking the elevator up to the higher platform, you can also enjoy a meal while enjoying the top view of the city.
Discover the History in Museums along the River Main
Any tourist visit is not complete without exploring the history of that place in the museums. Similar in case of Frankfurt, when interested tourists of museums, can take a walk along the River Main and visit the most popular museums of the city. The river runs through the city center. Also, lined on both sides by the most famous museums of the Frankfurt and even of the complete country. Some of the must visit museums are: Städel Museum, the Jewish Museum, the German Film Museum, the Historical Museum and much more. This region is called “the Museumsufer”.
Go Shopping on the Street Zeil
If you are a shopping lover, the city of Frankfurt offers the cool place to enjoy this pleasure of yours. It is a famous and vibrant street called “Street Zeil”. This shopping place is also referred to as “The Fifth Avenue of Germany”. This incredible shopping street has almost everything on sale. From chic boutiques to huge shopping malls, this beautiful street has it all. However, being a shopper’s street, you got to be well prepared for the huge crowd.
Besides all, you can just relax in the Palmengarten, which is a beautiful botanical garden of Frankfurt and home of more than 6, 000 different species of plants brought from across the world. So, when are you planning your trip to Frankfurt and have some unforgettable memories?