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Top 10 places of interest

of Frankfurt

Our highlights

You should definitely have seen this

Frankfurt has many other treasures in store, but in this compilation we present our ten absolute highlights.

From the lively zoo, which takes you into a world full of exotic animals and plants, to the magnificent Alte Oper opera house, which offers musical experiences in an acoustic masterpiece, Frankfurt shows its versatile side. St Bartholomew's Cathedral and the Main Tower with its impressive panoramic view round off the unique sights. The redesigned Old Town takes you back to medieval Frankfurt, while the Römer, the historic town hall, emphasises the city's importance as a political centre. The Goethe House, not far from the Eiserner Steg, delves deep into Frankfurt's cultural roots. Together with the Museumsufer, which attracts culture enthusiasts, Frankfurt creates a lively mosaic of experiences that makes the city a destination full of stories and discoveries.

National Assembly

On 18 May 1848, the members of the first all-German parliament convened in Frankfurt's Paulskirche.

Bernhard Grzimek

was zoo director from 1945 to 1974. His work in nature conservation, publications and films, in particular the Oscar-winning film "Serengeti shall not die", earned him international recognition.

Love locks

also hang in large numbers on the Iron Footbridge. It is customary for lovers to attach the locks to the railings and throw the key into the river to symbolise their undying love.