Frankfurt for Anyone
Collected by Leo Johnson
Frankfurt is a historic German city with a modern mindset. Enormous skyscrapers and contemporary structures coexist with cobblestone streets and family-owned restaurants. This balance of forward thinking and reverence for the past helps define the city's culture.
Römerberg 23, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The three interconnected buildings with ridged roofs in Romerberg Plaza make up Frankfurt’s City Hall that truly embodies this city’s historic past. The inside of the building is exceptionally beautiful, with ornate paintings and seamlessly...
Börsenpl. 4, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Known as the 10th largest stock exchange in the world, this exceptional place is a must see if the inner workings of finance and trading excite you. Frankfurt’s market accounts for over 90 percent of the turnover in the Germany economy. The stock...
Neue Mainzer Str. 52-58, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This 56 story, 200 meter skyscraper is the only one in Frankfurt that’s open to the public. The Main Tower, named after the river, has two observation decks, as well as a full service bar and restaurant. For seven euros, you can take the elevator...
Heiligkreuzgasse 16, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tigerpalast is an intimate theater, holding up to 190 guests, that puts on a show of more than ten circus acts and cabaret performances from around the world. This show, which is offered twice a night, has everything from the juggler to the...
Braubachstraße 14, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bitter & Zart, near the Frankfurt cathedral, is worth a meander off the Römerplatz, either to shop for chocolate treasures or to linger over a cake and coffee. In the shop, milk, white, and dark chocolates are individually wrapped for the season...
Hasengasse 2, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This small local boutique specializes in high quality woolen blankets from around the world. Chat with the charming store owner, Natalie, to gain insider knowledge about the variety of colorful throws offered in materials such as merino, cashmere,...
Schillerstraße 2, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Schiller Street comes to life every Friday, as local farmers and small business owners set up for Schillermarkt. Here you can find fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, authentic german cheese and sausages, as well as wine and flowers. One of...
Friedberger Landstraße, 60316 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Head north to the green oasis in the middle of a concrete jungle, with tall trees, colorful flower beds, and a giant outdoor chess game. Von Bethmann Park is the perfect place to have a picnic, go for a run, or ride a bike in Frankfurt.
Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The old opera is probably the most beautiful place in Frankfurt, easily accessible from the Zeil shopping street, and just terrific in the spring or summer. There is nothing better than good weather as you stand in the large square next to the...
Untermainkai 17, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Sip a glass of red wine as you look out over the terrace of Main Nizza at the beautiful park and river below. While this restaurant is known for its fabulous views and amazing location, their ever-changing daily specials ensure that only the...
Konrad-Adenauer-Straße 7, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This authentic sushi hotspot—voted Frankfurt's best Japanese restaurant by Frankfurt geht aus! in 2015—is well known for its diverse menu and enticing daily lunch specials. Head here with a small group for their entertaining teppanyaki style...
Opernplatz 2, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Across from the Alte Oper—Frankfurt’s opera house—is a restaurant known for its wide variety of effortlessly simple dishes. KuBu is centrally located and is great for business dinners and date nights, as the internal layout between tables is...
Mainkai 15, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Grab breakfast at this riverside café and catch up on local and international news with their endless supply of newspapers and magazines. This small café is often overlooked, but serves great coffee, tea, and small meals including salads, egg...
Goethestraße, 63825 Schöllkrippen, Germany
On a charmingly small alleyway—just under 400 meters long—you will find a hidden paradise considered to be the 5th Avenue or Rodeo Drive of Downtown Frankfurt. Goethestrasse boasts the latest collections of high-end international fashion designers...
Berger Str., Frankfurt am Main, Germany
A great place to take in the authentic Frankfurt lifestyle, Berger Street runs through the intimate and down-to-earth neighborhood of Bornheim, and is filled with funky boutiques and second-hand stores that are perfect for those hard-to-find...