A significant portion of Frankfurt was damaged during World War II. The damaged sections were rebuilt using modern design and architecture while the rest remained unchanged. The contrasting aesthetics of the buildings makes for a unique experience. We have useful infos ready in our Frankfurt Travel Guide and Offline Street City Map. Below are some more reasons why you need to visit Frankfurt!
Sip a jug of apple wine
Indulge your taste buds with Frankfurt’s most popular drink for almost 3 centuries, apple wine. The most exciting way of tasting it is aboard the multicolored tram Ebbelwei Express. The tram offers a one hour tour around the city. Your ticket will also come with non-stop traditional music, pretzels, and 2 glasses of apple wine.
Have a bite of bratwurst sausage
The Kleinmarkthalle food market serves Frankfurt’s most famous bratwurst sausage. The market houses the best eateries in the city. Almost every dish in Europe is served here. You might also want to try Parma ham and authentic Italian coffee.
Learn about ancient gladiators
The Archaologisches Museum Frankfurt is one of the most popular museums in Germany. For a few months each year, the museum presents a special exhibition titled “Gladiators, Death and Triumph in the Coliseum” that chronicles the lives of these ancient professional fighters.
Marvel at magic tricks
You can find one of the best resident magicians in the country at the cocktail bar of the Maritim Hotel. Even more amazing is that he is the lead cabaret singer of the bar and his magic tricks are just a bonus. The hotel also has a huge swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, and a gym. It is also the only hotel in the city that is directly connected to the Festhall, the Frankfurt’s main conference and music center.
Take a guided walking tour of the St Paul’s Church
The St Paul’s Church has important political symbolism for the country. It was built as a Lutheran church in 1789, the same year as the French Revolution, and was eventually converted into the seat of the Frankfurt Parliament in 1848. The Frankfurt Parliament is the first publicly and freely-elected German legislative body. The tour will help you understand the structure’s rich history.
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