The Old Town (Altstadt in German) is a district of Frankfurt and has an eventful urban history. Depending on the context used, the term Frankfurt Old Town is used for various urban planning aspects:
- Old Town as the smallest district of the city of Frankfurt with currently around 4,200 inhabitants.
- Old Town as a place in which today reconstructed buildings, squares and ensembles are in imitated historical architectural styles, such as the Ostzeile, the Römerberg and the New Old Town.
- Old Town as a theme that describes the medieval buildings before their complete destruction in World War II.
The main square of the Old Town was and is the Römerberg, where the historic town hall of Frankfurt still stands today.