Unique Frankfurt Attractions for Tourists
The variety of Frankfurt attractions has made this city attractive to tourists. Frankfurt is a traditional and mysterious city with wooden buildings made of wood and reminds of an old and medieval city. This city has many parks, gardens, river crossings, cafes and art galleries.
The largest city in the German state of Hesse, Frankfurt, has won the title of the fifth largest city in the country. Frankfurt is Germany’s commercial and economic center, but this is not the only reason for its fame. The variety of places to visit in Frankfurt has made this city attractive to tourists.
Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK)
The Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art (Art City) is considered one of Europe’s most important contemporary art galleries. This museum opened in 1991 in a stunning post-modern building in the heart of the city. This museum’s extensive collection of artworks covers about 5,000 excellent examples of more than 450 prominent artists from the 1960s to today. These artworks include works from artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Francis Bacon.
Römerberg Old Town Square
In the heart of the old city of Frankfurt, the Römerberg is an unbalanced square with the Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen in the center. This area is not only one of the most spectacular Frankfurt attractions, but also the city’s busiest public square. Notable buildings here include the New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus), the 14th-century Gothic Church of St. Leonard and the Church of St. Nicholas, as well as the Historisches Museum, with a collection of history and culture.
Senckenberg Naturmuseum History Museum
The Senckenberg Natural History Museum is one of Europe’s most modern natural history museums and the second-largest museum of its kind in Germany. As well as having numerous exhibits on our planet’s biodiversity and the evolution of living things, this museum is home to Europe’s largest exhibition of giant dinosaurs, making it a popular place for families to visit.
Also, there are several life-size dinosaur replicas are available just in front of the museum. This museum is also home to the most extensive collection of textile birds in the world, along with a comprehensive exhibit that charts the evolution of humanity. The Senckenberg museum tickets are priced at 12 Euros for adults which are very cheap for an exciting spot for learning about the past.
Hauptwache Shopping Square
The Hauptwache is in the middle of the city and is undoubtedly one of the busiest Frankfurt attractions, and is famous for having a wonderful mix of beautiful historic and modern buildings. The square itself is one of Frankfurt’s main shopping areas, complete with a large underground shopping mall. This area is also where tourists can find some of the best cheap places to eat in Frankfurt. These spots are good spots for those who want to grab a bite and visit other attractions in the city.
Opernplatz Central City Square
In the heart of Frankfurt’s Opera Square (Opernplatz), the Old Opera House (Alte Oper) was built in 1880 in the Italian Renaissance style. This place was destroyed during World War II and was rebuilt in 1981 and reopened with some of the essential cultural Frankfurt attractions. Frankfurt’s new opera house and Schauspiel are both housed in an art building, Opern-und Schauspielhaus, about half a mile away, on the Willy-Brandt-Platz near the river.
Zoo Frankfurt on Innenstadt Part of Frankfurt
Home to over 4,500 animals representing at least 450 different species, Frankfurt Zoo is located near the old city gate Friedberger and covers an area of 32 acres. This zoo, opened in 1858, is the second oldest in Germany and one of the top Frankfurt attractions for nature lovers.
This zoo is noted for its many wonderful animal houses displaying various Madagascar animals. Among its other features, you will come to see the nest of nocturnal animals and the bird hall. Also, various entertaining programs such as family festivals, exhibitions and thematic tours are held there. The Zoo Frankfurt tickets will be costing you around €13 per adult.
Palm Gardens in Westend-Süd
The beautiful 54-hectare Palm Garden, Germany’s largest botanical garden, is located on Bockenheimer Street. The highlights of visiting this garden include the outdoor botanical exhibition – designed according to its geographical location – and several greenhouses containing subtropical and tropical plant species.
This garden has various recreational facilities such as boating, a children’s playground and places for picnics. It’s only a short walk from the Palm Gardens to the Europaturm observation deck. Palm Gardens Frankfort prices are currently set around €7 for adults and €2 for children.