Districts of Frankfurt am Main
Looking at the districts of Frankfurt am Main on a map, travelers will learn that the city is administratively divided into 16 districts, which in turn consist of 46 districts..
Names and descriptions of major areas
- Old Town (Altstadt): of interest is the Romerberg square with the Town Hall “Roemer” (is a complex of buildings, where the Imperial Hall stands out, which is decorated with a collection of images of 52 emperors), the sculptural fountain of Justice (depicts the Roman goddess of justice - Justice) and the Church of St. Nicholas (reflects the Renaissance style; on the facades you can see decorative elements of red in the background light stone; church bells ring 3 times a day, attracting the attention of tourists). In addition, guests will be able to visit the Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (visitors will see the clock tower, a portal decorated with statues of Jesus Christ and the apostles, as well as jewelry, crowns, scepters and other items in the local museum) and the Archaeological Garden (it is proposed to walk through the ruins and explore foundations of buildings reflecting different eras, and then look at their bronze models).
- Sachsenhausen: An iconic landmark - The Museum Quay: cultural events such as, “Celebration on the Museum Embankment” (August) and “Museum night” (Spring). Here you will be able to visit the Hirsch Museum (here they will offer you to get acquainted with the works of local artists), the Historical Museum (the exposition contains 600,000 artifacts), the Museum of German Architecture (the changing exposition allows you to admire world architectural projects and trends), the German Film Museum (thanks to the exhibits, it will be possible to find out how cinema developed from the 19th century to the present day), the Museum of Icons (it is worth coming to see Bulgarian, Greek, Russian and other icons).
- Westend: it is recommended to visit the Senckenberg Museum (guests are invited to look at crystals and meteorites, stuffed birds, dinosaur skeletons, fossils from the Messel quarry in the form of amphibians, fish, aquatic and terrestrial insects) and the Palm Garden (in this botanical garden, with an area of 20 hectares, palm trees, various shrubs and flowers grow, you can ride a boat on the lake and visit a pavilion with 100 species of butterflies; children will be offered a ride on a miniature railway, spend time on the playground and have a snack at the Kiko children's kiosk).
- Banks Quarter: those who want to see and take pictures of the skyscrapers Eurotower (is a 40-storey skyscraper and the headquarters of the ECB), Commerzbank Tower (famous for the gardens located on each side of the skyscraper: for example, in the south you can visit the Mediterranean, in the east - in the Asian, in the west - in the North American garden) and the Main Tower (the 56-storey skyscraper has an observation deck and a panoramic restaurant where guests will be offered to taste draft German beer).
Where to stay for tourists
Travelers wishing to save money can stay in the forecourt. Youth companies will also find something to do here - in this area they will find a street with nightclubs (you can take a closer look at “Hotel Concorde” - the way to the station will take about 5 minutes). As for those interested in cultural recreation, they should pay attention to accommodation facilities near the Museum Embankment.