See the sights, and learn the history, of Frankfurt on a 2-hour walking tour. Compare the modern buildings of the city with the more traditional sights of the Altstadt, such as the Alte Oper concert hall, and the Eiserner Steg across the River Main.
What to Expect
Discover the highlights of Frankfurt with a local guide on a 2-hour walking tour that lets you compare the historic monuments with some of the skyscrapers of the modern era.
Meet at the central Dom/Römer U-Bahn Station in the Altstadt (Old Town). Located on the north bank of the River Main, the historic district is home to many of the city’s most traditional sites, such as the Alte Oper opera house and concert hall. Go to the iron footbridge of the Eiserner Steg, built in 1868.
Stroll along the Zeil shopping boulevard. Learn how many of the grand buildings were destroyed during World War II, and hear about the major renovation of 2008-9. See the historic Römer and Paulskirche, where the 1st German national assembly took place.
Admire the fine food produce on sale in the Kleinmarkthalle, pass the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and see the house where Goethe lived with his family in the Innenstadt (Inner City). Along the way, get useful information about every attraction, and enjoy fantastic views from the top of a skyscraper (optional).