Historic Sites



Every city has its own unique feel and vibe, which is determined by a number of things. The local historic sites are no doubt one of the largest contributing factors to the aura that surrounds a city. When in Frankfurt, users recommend paying a visit to Deutsche Börse, in the City Center area to get a feel for what truly makes up the city.


Karmeliterkloster


This Renaissance-era building was originally constructed as a monastery, although it hasn't been inhabited by monks since 1803. A beautiful structure on its own, the interior is made even more so with several frescoes by artist Joerg Ratgeb....  Read More


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City Center
Deutsche Börse


This centrally located historic building was the site of the German Stock Market and continues to be a symbol of German growth and economic dominance. Great place to visit during a walking tour of the Altstadt (Old City). Bookings for tours must...  Read More


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City Center
Alte Oper


When it was built in 1880, the Alte Oper was celebrated for its architecture and excellent acoustics, and while Frankfurt has a more modern opera house now, it's no match for the original in terms of style and sheer elegance. Magnificent...  Read More


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City Center


The historic "city hall" is actually a configuration of eight homes and was chosen as the seat of government as far back as 1405. Tour the Imperial Hall (Kaisersaal) in the interior to view the 52 portraits of the Holy Roman Emperors from...  Read More


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City Center
Paulskirche


This historic and beautiful church has a storied history in Frankfurt as the site of the first German National Assembly in 1848. Mostly destroyed during the war and rebuilt in 1947, the interior of the old church reflects a modern sensibility...  Read More


Kaiserdom St. Bartholomäus


This homage to St. Bartholomew holds a singular place in German history as one of a few churches raised to the position of "Imperial cathedral." Royal coronations were held in its soaring Gothic interior for hundreds of years. Relief sculptures...  Read More


Alte Nikolaikirche


This magnificent church sits supremely on the Römerplatz and borders a central district. Amazing architecture highlights the growth and development of the city and forms an interesting contrast to the modern buildings that define much of Frankfurt. Open all hours.




An international/ English speaking Catholic parish is housed in this church with a typical German exterior constructed in 1219. Steeply sloping slate roofs and stucco walls conceal the low vaulted arches and primitive sculptures of early Gothic...  Read More


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