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Things to do in Frankfurt

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
General Travel
“Zeil is the main shopping street of Frankfurt, specially on the stretch between the two S-bahn stops Konstabler Wache and Hauptwache”
  • 94 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“On the Bockenheimer Landstrasse is the beautiful 54-acre Palm Garden (Palmengarten), the largest botanic garden in Germany.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of Europe‘s leading Fine Art Museums. Situated on the Museumsufer, where there are a few important other museums.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Transportation
“Everything departs from- and crosses this stop. Long distance or underground, you'll find it all here”
  • 42 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Messe Frankfurt (literally "Frankfurt Trade Fair") is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“My Zeil ist the shopping street in Frankfurt. In the middle of it, you will find the shopping Mall "MyZeil" . Don´t go there with the intention to heat up your credit card: it is no American shopping Mall and choice is limited”
  • 36 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Alles unter einem Dach coole Dachterasse , Level Food corner. Cafe places. Walking distance 15 Min . from the appartment. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Zoo
“If you enjoy zoos, this is a good one. Easily reached by underground train (U6 and U7).”
  • 24 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Frankfurt modern art gallery: interesting exhibitions by affordable prices, in the city centre”
  • 34 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The oldest shopping centre in Hessia. It provides international brands and all the amenities including a huge cinema. Five minutes per car. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Park
“The park is made up of sizable lawns, interspersed with landscaped patches of shrubbery and trees, conceived in the traditional "jardin-anglais" style. The winding paths offer an excellent track for walkers, runners, cyclists and inline-skaters.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Route
“While lower Berger Straße attracts shoppers with cafés, bars and quaint boutiques, the middle part features standard products needed to meet day-to-day demands. Upper Berger Straße, meanwhile, features a variety of traditional bars and restaurants – great places for taking some rest from exhausting retail activities.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Zoo
“With children? Go to the open zoo half an hour from Frankfurt. Recommendable. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Market
“Frankfurt’s Kleinermarkthalle is a great place to get a feel for the city. It houses 150 market stalls selling some of the finest foods in Germany. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Night club in the center of the city. On Thursdays the Urban Club Band plays life music. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The architecture of the building itself is interesting besides its changing exhibitions. ”
  • 24 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“One of the very few places by the river in Frankfurt. Very nice place, can be cozy during winter and has a beautiful outside and terrace area in summer. The food is very good and the atmosphere is very nice. Love to brunch here. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Apple Wine Pub
“My favorite traditional local Place ! The Frankfurter Schnitzel with Green Sauce is a most do when you are in Frankfurt. Service is very quick and kind of rough; that is part of the experience. Ask for a table in the first, traditional room and hang out with the many locals that do go there on a regular basis. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Apple Wine Pub
“Original flair of typical Frankfurt's Apfelweinwirtschaft. Good local food, you have to try Grüne Soße and Handkäs with a glas of Apfelwein.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very popular Italian meals, many dishes to choose from - favorites: Pepperoni Champignon Cheese Pizza, Gorgonzola Tortellini with Truffle Sauce. It's fast and good!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Falafel Restaurant
“Best Falafel-Sandwich in town! There is always a queue, but totally worth waiting.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Cafe
“A very nice Bar/Cafe where you can have an excellent Breakfast but also great Dinner & Drinks at Night. Cool people and vintage furnitures. The Alsace Tarte Flambee is a speciality! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“This restaurant serves the typical Frankfurt’s cuisine and there you can try the famous Appel wine. If you travelling in group, a reservation is recommended. ”
  • 25 locals recommend

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