Frankfurt Public Walking Tour

Frankfurt Public Walking Tour
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Cultural Tour
$29.41
Duration: 2 hours
Reserve Now

Description

• Kings, Poets, Bankers: Frankfurt public walking tour
• Duration: 2 hrs
• Meeting Point: In front of Main Train Station (Hauptbahnhof), at Main EntranceTime: Daily at 2pm
Get to know about the highlights of Frankfurt during your 2-hour walking tour in the city center, Enjoy the high-rise skyline of Germany’s financial capital Discover the birthplace of German democracy, St. Paul’s Church Dive into the over 1200 year-old history of the former free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire Walk on the footsteps of the German kings and emperors on their way to the coronation in the medieval Imperial Cathedral

Get to know about Frankfurter Sausage and Hard Cider Frankfurt is the home to Germany’s only high-rise skyline. The highest building, Commerz bank Tower, contrasts with the city’s 95 metres-high medieval landmark, the belfry of the Gothic Imperial Cathedral. The German capital of finance is well known for its famous sausage, the Frankfurter, and for the traditional beverage, apple cider. In the pedestrian area of the Old Town, three of the most important historic sights lie within a 10 minutes walking distance: the medieval Town Hall „Römer“ on the picturesque „Römerberg“-Square, the Kaiserdom (Imperial Cathedral) and Paulskirche(St. Paul’s Church), the cradle of German democracy. Not far from there is the pilgrimage spot for romantic literature buffs from all over the world: the baroque Goethehaus, place of birth of Germany’s national poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Through the stories of your tour guide, you can get a glimpse of Frankfurt’s history and its development from a medieval trade center and coronation place to an international capital of finance and business.
You will meet your local guide in front of the Main Train Station, at Main Entrance, where you will start the guided tour exploring the city including the following sights:
1. Römerberg-Square, the former place of medieval trade fairs and coronation festivities.The City Hall.The Fountain of Justice, the picturesque half-timbered houses and Old St. Nicholas Church from the 13th century, once part of a medieval imperial compound.
2. Get up on Eiserner Steg, the 19th-century iron footbridge over the river Main, and view the high-rise skyline and the museum embankment of Frankfurt.
3. Take a short walk to Kaiserdom (Imperial Cathedral) with its Gothic tower and visit the inside of this coronation church of German kings and emperors.
4. At Paulsplatz, learn about Paulskirche (St. Paul’s Church), where Germany’s first national assembly convened in 1848.
5. Pass under the towering headquarters of a selection of  financial global players in the banking district, such as Commerz bank Tower built by world-famous British architect Sir Norman Foster.
6. Red Light District of Frankfurt
7. Arrive at Goethehaus, birthplace of the genius of German classical literatureJohann Wolfgang von Goethe, and learn (outside view) about his early life and times inFrankfurt in the 18th century.
8. Go back towards Römerberg-Square and, time permitting, enjoy the possibility totaste „Ebbelwei“, the Frankfurt apple cider, and some Frankfurt sausages.

• Kings, Poets, Bankers: Frankfurt public walking tour
• Duration: 2 hrs
• Meeting Point: In front of Main Train Station (Hauptbahnhof), at Main EntranceTime: Daily at 2pm
Get to know about the highlights of Frankfurt during your 2-hour walking tour in the city center, Enjoy the high-rise skyline of Germany’s financial capital Discover the birthplace of German democracy, St. Paul’s Church Dive into the over 1200 year-old history of the former free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire Walk on the footsteps of the German kings and emperors on their way to the coronation in the medieval Imperial Cathedral