Things to do in Frankfurt

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Frankfurt Tourist Attractions & Activities

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  • Frankfurt is popular among inquisitive minds like yourself. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for the next trip to the regionto get a taste of local culture and explore the best things to do. The most loved activities can get the curiosity of even seasoned travellers, and it's easy to see why. Our activities includes an impressive range of culturally based excursions and opportunities for adventure. From one-of-a kind ways to see the best this area has to provide like a Baden-Baden & Strasbourg Full-Day Tour to stimulating ways to get your feet wet like the Upper Middle Rhine Valley Full-Day Tour with Wine tasting & Lunch, there are loads of opportunities at your fingertips when you browse the activities list here at Expedia Australia.

Our activities are the perfect way to organise your holiday. It takes an expert itinerary to best get the feel for Frankfurt, particularly when you long to pack in a lot of exciting activities. And we know you don't plan to sleep all day—you're excited to get out and take it all in. You can't wait to scope out the most essential activities around, and an afternoon walking through charming neighbourhoods is a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Book professionally guided tours on Expedia Australia, and leave your map behind.

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1. Romerberg

Picture-perfect Römerberg is the gateway to Frankfurt’s atmospheric Old Town (Altstadt). Ever since the 9th century, this vast square has been the heart of the city’s historic center and a location for coronations, executions, markets, pompous festivals and royal tournaments. Today, the stepped gable and half-timbered houses of Römerberg present a wonderful snapshot of Frankfurt’s medieval cityscape.
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Admire the medieval architecture and experience the charm of a magical Christmas market at this pretty square, which marks the center of the Old Town.

2. Alte Oper

The Alte Oper is a cherished concert hall that was destroyed in World War II and faithfully rebuilt. The theatre’s lavish interior is decorated with balconies, columns and sculptures. It’s almost impossible to tell this isn’t the same building that first opened in 1880. Take a tour or book a ticket to a performance to see the attractive venue in action.
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Frankfurt’s former opera house today plays host to world-class classical music ensembles and popular musicals in its grand concert hall.

3. Deutsche Bank Park

Join the throngs of spectators as they cheer on their home team of Eintracht Frankfurt at the Commerzbank-Arena. The newly rebuilt stadium plays host not only to soccer games, but also to concerts and business events. It is a true slice of Frankfurt culture and a great place to feel the passion and energy of the city’s residents.
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Experience the excitement of a sporting event or concert at this iconic stadium, which has hosted World Cup and Confederations Cup games. 

4. Römer

Frankfurt’s City Council has met in the same building since 1405. Today the complex stretches across an entire block of gabled townhouses; however, the original Römer still stands. The iconic Frankfurt building marks the centre of the Old Town.
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Frankfurt’s leaders have met in this town hall since the 16th century. Visit to soak up the history and see snippets of daily life today.

5. Congress Center Messe Frankfurt

Attend one of the vast and superbly organized conferences at the Congress Center Messe Frankfurt. Located in the heart of the thriving business city, the conference center is a specially designed venue which plays host to a wide range of events.
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Join thousands of fellow participants at one of the many events held at Frankfurt’s largest conference center, and enjoy its state-of-the-art facilities and impressive architecture. 

6. Zeil Shopping District

The area around Zeil in Frankfurt’s city center is a shopper’s paradise. Although its origins date back to the 14th century, it wasn’t until the 1800s that this street found its current calling. Since then, the Zeil Shopping District has been one of Germany’s most popular retail destinations. Whether you are searching for a unique German gift idea or the latest in high street fashion, you will find plenty to fill your bags with around Zeil.
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Browse high street retailers and boutique fashion outlets and pick up local produce at a farmer’s market as you explore Frankfurt’s premier shopping district.

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