You know you're headed to Frankfurt. But what part of town will be ideal for your stay? Here's a quick overview of Frankfurt's most central neighborhoods.
BahnhofsviertelThis neighborhood situated to the southwest of the city center is home to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, the main train station, where there is a branch of the tourist office. The Jewish Museum is found here, as well as the city’s only English-language theater. From Bahnhofsviertel, it is a short walk to other tourist sights in the city center.
Historical CenterMany of Frankfurt’s main tourist attractions are located in this neighborhood, including the Römer (city hall), the cathedral, and the Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum of Modern Art). You’ll also find the main tourist office at Römerberg. From this neighborhood, it’s an easy walk to the main train station.
NordendSituated to the north of the city center, this neighborhood boasts many upscale restaurants and wine bars, and is a favorite for celebrities.
It’s also home to several green spaces, such as Günthersburgpark Park, the Chinese Garden in Bethmann Park and the park around the Holzhausenschlösschen castle. It’s easy to walk from here to the city center.