Top things to do in Frankfurt am Main

Top Choice Museum in Frankfurt am Main

Städel Museum

Founded in 1815, this world-renowned art gallery has an outstanding collection of European art from masters including Dürer, Rembrandt, Rubens, Renoir, Picasso and Cézanne, dating from the Middle Ages to today. More…
Top Choice Cathedral in Frankfurt am Main

Kaiserdom

Frankfurt’s red-sandstone cathedral is dominated by a 95m-high Gothic tower, which can be climbed via 328 steps. Construction began in the 13th century; from 1356 to 1792, the Holy Roman Emperors were elected (and, …
Top Choice Museum in Frankfurt am Main

Senckenberg Museum

Life-size dinosaur mock-ups guard the front of Frankfurt’s natural history museum. Inside the early 1900s neo-baroque building, exhibits cover palaeontology (including fossils from the Grube Messel site), biology an…
Top Choice German in Frankfurt am Main

Zu den 12 Aposteln

Glowing with sepia-toned lamplight, the 12 Apostles has ground-floor and cellar dining rooms serving traditional German dishes: Matjes (herring) with sour cream, apple and fried onion; roast pork knuckle with pickle…
Top Choice German in Frankfurt am Main

Druckwasserwerk

Dating from 1899, this neo-Romanesque pump house in the rapidly rejuvenating industrial area of Westhafen, on the Main 1.2km southwest of the Hauptbahnhof, is now a spectacular restaurant serving superior German cui…
Top Choice Market in Frankfurt am Main

Kleinmarkthalle

Aromatic stalls inside this bustling traditional market hall sell artisan smoked sausages, cheeses, roasted nuts, breads, pretzels, loose-leaf teas, pastries, cakes and chocolates, along with fruit, vegetables, spic…
Top Choice Square in Frankfurt am Main

Römerberg

The Römerberg is Frankfurt’s old central square. Ornately gabled half-timbered buildings, reconstructed after WWII, give an idea of how beautiful the city’s medieval core once was. In the square's centre is the Gere…
Top Choice German in Frankfurt am Main

Dauth-Schneider

With a history stretching back to 1849 (the basement housed an apple winery), this convivial tavern is a wonderful place to sample both the local drop and classic regional specialities such as Sulz Fleisch (cold mea…
Top Choice Club in Frankfurt am Main

Le Panther

Noise levels aren't a problem at this spectacular club, which occupies an 1808 villa surrounded by manicured gardens with fountains, ponds and lounges. The ground-floor dance floor is overlooked by a wraparound uppe…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Frankfurt am Main

Handwerkskunst am Römer

Exquisite handcrafted souvenirs at this long-established shop include traditional toy-soldier nutcrackers, adorable 'smokers' (incense burners) depicting peddlers, miners, organ-grinders and so on, cuckoo clocks, mu…