Frankfurt Sights

Römerberg

  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

Published 04/24/2016

Fodor's Review

This square a few blocks north of the Main River, restored after wartime bomb damage, is the historical focal point of the city. The Römer, the Nikolaikirche, and the half-timber Ostzeile houses are all clustered around this huge plaza. The 16th-century Fountain of Justitia (Justice), which flows with wine on special occasions, stands in the center of the Römerberg. The square is also the site of many public festivals throughout the year, including the Christmas market in December. Kleine Krame is a pedestrian street just north of the square that's lined with snack shops and cafés.

Sight Information

Address:

Between Braubachstr. and Main River, Frankfurt, Hesse, 60311, Germany

Published 04/24/2016

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