Frankfurt am Main in detail

Frankfurt am Main is known for


Senckenberg Museum Treasures of Earth's geological and biological history are on display at Frankfurt's natural history museum.

Historisches Museum An exploration of the city's enthralling past.

Deutsches Filmmuseum The history of cinema is brought to life at this compelling museum.

Museum Judengasse Get a sense of Jewish life during the 15th to 18th centuries at this absorbing museum.


Römerberg The half-timbered buildings of the city's old central square were sensitively restored following WWII.

Kaiserdom An imposing, 95m-high Gothic tower dominates Frankfurt's cathedral.

Frankfurt Stock Exchange A grand neoclassical building on the outside, an international trading hub on the inside.

Alte Oper The Italian Renaissance-style 'old opera house' escaped demolition and was reconstructed in the 1970s.

Food & Drink

Dauth-Schneider Historic tavern with a menu of hearty Frankfurt specialities.

Kleinmarkthalle The place to stock up on fresh produce and artisan meats, cheeses and all manner of tasty treats.

Seven Swans Multicourse vegetarian and vegan menus feature produce from its own permaculture garden.

Frankfurter Fass Shop for Apfelwein (apple wine) and local delicacies such as Frankfurt bonbons.


Städel Museum One of Frankfurt's premier art institutions, featuring work from the Middle Ages to the 21st century.

Museum für Moderne Kunst Modern art takes centre stage at this excellent museum.

Liebieghaus A celebration of sculpture in a beautiful 1890s villa.

Schirn Kunsthalle Exhibitions showcase the good and the great of the contemporary art world.