Bull and Bear are a famous landmark in front of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. They symbolize the upward (bull) and the downward (bear) trends.
The Carmelite Monastery was from 1246 until 1803 a monastry of the Carmelite order and today houses the Institute of City History and the Archaeological Museum.
The Eschenheim Tower was a city gate and part of the late-medieval fortifications of Frankfurt and is now a landmark of the city.
The European Central Bank is the central bank of the EU and administers the Euro Zone’s monetary policy. It was established by the Treaty of Amsterdam in 1998.
The Fairy Tale Fountain (Märchenbrunnen) is an art nouveau fountain that was finished in 1910. It depicts several fantasy and fairytale creatures.
The Fountain of Justice (Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen) was rebuilt in its present form in 1611. Today it is one of Frankfurt‘s most important landmarks.
The Frankfurt Imperial Cathedral (Kaiserdom) is a Roman Catholic Gothic church. It is the largest religious building in the city and is called the Dom due to its importance as former election and coronation church of the Holy Roman Empire.
The Frankfurt Stock Exchange with 90 percent of the total turnover is the largest of the seven regional securities exchanges in Germany.
Goethe House is the birthplace of Johann Wolfgang Goethe and was the family residence until 1795. It was turned into a public memorial in 1859.
Goethe Tower is a 43m tall wooden tower, that is a popular place for day-trippers, especially families, as a large playground with a big slide and fountains has been built at the foot of the tower.
The Hammering Man is a monumental kinetic sculpture designed by Jonathan Borofsky. The Statue is a symbol for labour and taking action.
The Iron Bridge is a 170m long footbridge crossing the river Main and connecting the centre of Frankfurt with the district of Sachsenhausen. It was originally built in 1868.
Japan Center is a 115m tall office tower that was completed in 1996. Its strict geometric forms are inspired by classical Japanese design.
The Main Guardhouse (Hauptwache) was built between 1729 and 1730 as the headquarters of the city‘s “Stadtwehr” militia when Frankfurt was an independent city state and it also contained a prison. Today it houses a café.
The Old Bridge was, until the middle of the 19th century, the only stone bridge crossing the Main‘s lower stretches. Of special interest is the 300m long and 30m wide Main Island.
Main Tower is a 200m (656ft) tall skyscraper in the inner city district. It is the 4th tallest building in Germany and the only skyscraper in Frankfurt with a public viewing observatory.
Nebbien‘s Garden House is a classicistic pavillion that was build in 1810 on the occasion of publisher Johannes Marcus Nebbien‘s third wedding.
Old Sachsenhausen (Alt-Sachsenhausen) is famous for its numerous bars and Frankfurt style cider houses. It is also a traditional brewery location.
The “Römer” is a building from the 15th century and one of the city‘s most important landmarks. The Römer has been the city hall of Frankfurt for over 600 years.
Römerberg (lit., “Roman Mountain”) is the historic heart of Frankfurt and has been the centre of the old town since the High Middle Ages.’
St. Catherine‘s Church (St. Katharinenkirche) is the largest Lutheran church in Frankfurt. It was originally built between 1678 and 1681 and was rebuilt between 1950 and 1954 after its destruction in 1944.
St. Paul‘s Church (Paulskirche) is a church of great historical and politcal importance in Germany. In 1849, it was the seat of the Frankfurt Parliament. Today it is used as an exhibition hall, memorial site or meeting place.
The Three Kings‘ Church (Dreikönigskirche) is a Lutheran parish church. Its Neo-Gothic hall was designed by Master Cathedral Builder Franz Joseph von Denzinger and built from 1875 until 1880.
Trade Fair Tower (Messeturm) is a 63 story, 257m (843ft) tall skyscraper. It is at the same time the second tallest building in Frankfurt as well as Germany and the third tallest building in the European Union.
Western Harbour is a former inland port on the right Main shore. It consists of a 560m long and 75m wide harbour basin.
The “Zeil” is a street in the city centre of Frankfurt. Since the end of the 19th century it has been one of Germany‘s most famous and busiest shopping promenades.