9 Amazing Things to Do in Frankfurt, Germany

Priya Johnson Jul 6, 2019
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The financial capital of Germany and the hub of commerce and banking, Frankfurt is a city dotted with tall skyscrapers and business centers, which blend in beautifully with its Old Town traditional architecture.

View the City from Main Tower

For the best view of the city, head to the 200m-high platform of Main Tower.
This skyscraper in the city’s skyline happens to be the fourth-tallest building in the city and also the only skyscraper with a 360-degree observation deck.

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Römerberg: Iconic City Square

Situated in the heart of Frankfurt’s Old Town, Römerberg is a picturesque square lined with traditional, medieval, architectural styled-houses. The famous Fountain of Justice (Roman Goddess) graces the square center.

Walk on the Love Lock Bridge (Eiserner Bridge)

The Eiserner Steg is a 150m long footbridge that was constructed in 1868. It’s the only ‘Walking’ or ‘Pedestrian’ Bridge in the city.
Spanning across Frankfurt’s river Main, this bridge is also called the Locks of Love Bridge with scores of padlocks attached to its railings by couples pledging their love.

Tour the City on a Segway

An interesting way to explore the city is by renting a segway, which enables effortless, thrilling way to sightsee.
Learning to ride a segway isn’t difficult, however, a driver’s license is mandatory to ride one. Guided tours will enable you to see major tourist attractions in about 2 hours.

Museumsufer (Museum Embankment)

Lining both sides of the Main River are a series of iconic museums situated in close proximity.

These museums display exhibits from everything like art, film, sculpture, architecture, etc. Treat yourself to a whole day of the museum tour.

Longest Unsupported Indoor Escalator at MyZeil Mall

Frankfurt’s 8-story shopping mall MyZeil houses Germany’s longest indoor escalator.

This long escalator measuring 42m in length takes you from level 1 to level 4 in just 120 seconds. The entire mall is an urban architectural marvel, with its iconic glass roof.

Guided Apple Wine Tour

Apple wine isn’t just a beverage, but an integral part of Frankfurt’s culture and history.

Apfelwein, as it is locally known, is traditionally poured from the authentic blue floral ceramic jugs and consumed in special ribbed glasses.
Sign up for one of the apple wine tours and learn all about its history, all the while tasting some of the finest kinds the city has to offer.

Klassikstadt: Vintage Car Dealership Hub

Car enthusiasts will surely love this part museum-part car dealership, situated in an old brick factory.
Frankfurt’s first vintage-car center, this place houses an awesome collection of rare vintage cars. It also contains a service center and space for various car events.

Scary Tour Around Frankfurt

If you’re looking for an ‘out-of-the-box’ experience, then sign up for one of Frankfurt’s scary tours.

These are guided tours conducted by professional actor guides dressed up in scary costumes. They take you through a unique scary tour around Old Town.