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  • 1. Deutsches Filmmuseum

    Sachsenhausen | Museum/Gallery

    Germany's first museum of cinematography, set in a historic villa on "museum row," offers visitors a glimpse at the history of film, with artifacts...Read More

  • Fressgass

    2. Fressgass

    Altstadt | Neighborhood/Street

    Grosse Bockenheimer Strasse is the proper name of this pedestrian street, but it's nicknamed "Pig-Out Alley" because of its amazing choice of...Read More

    Fressgass
  • 3. Naturkundemuseum Senckenberg

    Westend | Museum/Gallery

    The important collection of fossils, animals, plants, and geological exhibits here is upstaged by the permanent dinosaur exhibit: it's the most...Read More

  • Römer

    4. Römer

    Altstadt | Government Building

    Three individual patrician buildings make up the Römer, Frankfurt's town hall. The mercantile-minded Frankfurt burghers used the complex for...Read More

    Römer
  • 5. Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie

    Sachsenhausen | Museum/Gallery

    This is one of Germany's most important art collections, covering 700 years of paintings and sculpture, with a vast collection of paintings...Read More

  • Alte Nikolaikirche

    6. Alte Nikolaikirche

    Altstadt | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This small red-sandstone church was built in the late 13th century as the court chapel for emperors of the Holy Roman Empire. Try to time your...Read More

    Alte Nikolaikirche
  • 7. Alte Oper

    Altstadt | Arts/Performance Venue

    Kaiser Wilhelm I traveled from Berlin for the gala opening of this opera house in 1880. Gutted in World War II, it remained a hollow shell for...Read More

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  • 8. Alter Jüdischer Friedhof

    City Center | Cemetery

    Containing hundreds of moss-covered gravestones, this cemetery was in use between the 13th and mid-19th centuries, and is one of the few reminders...Read More

  • 9. Archäologisches Museum

    Altstadt | Museum/Gallery

    The soaring vaulted ceilings make the Gothic Karmeliterkirche (Carmelite Church) an ideal setting for huge Roman columns and other local and...Read More

  • 10. Börse

    City Center | Financial Institution

    This is the center of Germany's stock and money market. The Börse was founded in 1585, but the present domed building dates from the 1870s....Read More

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  • 11. Deutsches Architekturmuseum

    Sachsenhausen | Museum/Gallery

    The German Architecture Museum is housed in a late-19th-century villa, which was converted in the early 1980s by the Köln-based architect Oswald...Read More

  • Eiserner Steg

    12. Eiserner Steg

    Altstadt | Bridge/Tunnel

    A pedestrian walkway and the first suspension bridge in Europe, the Eiserner Steg connects the city center with Sachsenhausen and offers great...Read More

    Eiserner Steg
  • Eschenheimer Turm

    13. Eschenheimer Turm

    City Center | Building/Architectural Site

    Built in the early 15th century, this tower, a block north of the Hauptwache, remains the finest example of the city's original 42 towers. It...Read More

    Eschenheimer Turm
  • 14. Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark

    Museum/Gallery

    About an hour's walk through the woods along a well-marked path from the Römerkastell-Saalburg is an open-air museum at Hessenpark, near Neu...Read More

  • 15. Goethehaus und Goethemuseum

    Altstadt | Museum/Gallery

    The house where Germany's most famous poet was born is furnished with many original pieces that belonged to his family, including manuscripts...Read More

  • 16. Grosser Feldberg

    Mountain–Sight

    A short bus ride from Bad Homburg takes you to the highest mountain in the Taunus, the 2,850-foot, eminently hikable Grosser Feldberg. ...Read More

  • 17. Hauptwache

    Altstadt | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    The attractive baroque building with a steeply sloping roof is the actual Hauptwache (Main Guardhouse), from which the square takes its name...Read More

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  • 18. Historisches Museum

    Altstadt | Museum/Gallery

    This fascinating museum in a building in Römer Square that dates from the 1300s has doubled in size with the addition of an adjoining wing,...Read More

  • 19. Höchster Porzellan Manufaktur

    Höchst | Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

    Höchst was once a porcelain-manufacturing town to rival Dresden and Vienna. Production ceased in the late 18th century, but was revived by an...Read More

  • 20. Ikonen-Museum

    Sachsenhausen | Museum/Gallery

    This is one of very few museums in the world to exhibit a wide spectrum of the Christian Orthodox world of images. The art and ritual of icons...Read More

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