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Frankfurt sights

Before ist destruction during the last war´s air raids Frankfurt had the largest medieval gothic city center in central Europe. The cathedral was the coronation site of the German Kings of the old German Empire from 1562 to 1792, the coronations were celebrated on Römerberg, the central square in medieval Frankfurt. In St. Paul´s Church the first all- german Parliament met. Many famous people, like the writer Goethe and the philosopher Schopenhauer, were born or lived in Frankfurt.

  • Hauptwache subway station: shop till you drop
  • Goethe Haus: birthplace of famous German poet
  • Karmeliter Kloster: fine renaissance frescos FREE
  • Römer: City Hall since 1400
  • Roemerberg: restored medieval housing
  • Paulskirche: first German Parliament in 1848
  • Kaiserdom / Cathedral: coronation site of emperors
  • German Stock Exchange: since 1585 first exchange
  • travel information and city maps
  • Alte Oper: the city´s turn-of the-century meeting point