What to Do around The Westin Grand Frankfurt
Collected by Westin AFAR
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...
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...
Dominikanergasse 5, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Step onto the old train making up the Ebbelwei Express, grab a glass of your complimentary apple wine, and take a simple tour through the highlights of Frankfurt. This unguided tour is a fabulous way to sip the local wine specialty while taking in...
Mainkai, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
A peaceful escape from the bustling city awaits just a 15-minute walk from The Westin at Mainkai Street. Take a stroll along the river on this promenade and get a panoramic view of Frankfurt’s impressive skyline. With cafés and restaurants along...
Mainkai 39, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
I haven't yet made up my mind about Frankfurt. I'm not sure whether I love it, like it, hate it, or am indifferent. What I do know, is that the view of the old town against the modern skyscrapers of the banking distance as seen from the Eiserner...
Domstraße 10, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This museum is considered one of the most extensive contemporary art collections in Germany. The Museum of Modern Art holds works by artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. The building and infrastructure is said by some to be equally as...
Domplatz 1, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew is a 14th century historic church that had over 300 years of service as the coronation site for holy Roman emperors. This fascinating—and free to visit—landmark is filled with rich history and breathtaking...
Römerberg, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
There’s no better way to experience the festivities of the holidays than Christmas markets (Weihnachtsmarkt) in Germany, and Frankfurt's is particularly beautiful. The markets take place usually in the center of the town, and you'll find all...
Großer Hirschgraben 23-25, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
German writer and statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born in 1749 in the house at Großer Hirschgraben 23-25. The building is now open to the public both as a memorial to the man and as a monument to how the gentry lived in the 18th century....