Tips for Skyscraper Visitors
A large model of Frankfurt’s city center, including all high-rise buildings, can be seen at the city planning office in Kurt-Schumacher-Strasse 10. Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 8.30 am to 6 pm. Admission free.
A highlight for every tourist and high-rise fan is a visit to the MAIN TOWER. The view terrace at a height of 200 meters (656 feet) has a magnificent view over the metropolis. Opening hours: daily 10 am to 9 pm. Per adult 7.50 EUR entrance fee.
If the weather is good, you can visit the wooden observation tower of Laube Liebe Hoffnung in the Europaviertel (Pariser Strasse 11). Expect a breathtaking view of the skyline. Free entrance. You can even get a bite to eat here.
Take a high-rise tour in Frankfurt and gain insider knowledge on the history of the skyscrapers here in the Main river city. You can even see the skyline from the rooftop and embark on a ramble through the high-rise gorges. More details
On the roof of the Galeria Kaufhof, you can see a beautiful view of the skyline from the banking district. There are also seating areas and you can eat if you reserve beforehand. Address: Zeil 116-126. Free entrance.
Goethe Tower was located in the district of Sachsenhausen and was a wooden observation tower having a height of about 45 meters. From there you had a perfect view of the skyline. Goethe Tower was destroyed by arson in October 2017. However, it is to be rebuilt by the end of 2020 in almost its original design.
The 95 meter high cathedral is located in the city center. You can climb its cathedral tower and see the financial district with its high skyscrapers from above. Address: Domplatz. Opening hours: 9 AM to 6 PM. Admission: 3 euros per adult; children and students: 1.50 euros.
If you have a few hours or the weather is bad, the Historical Museum Frankfurt is the place to go: here, the city’s history is brought to life. Numerous exhibits, exhibitions and city models fascinate young and old.
In the German Architecture Museum on the southbank of the Main River you can learn more about the history of architecture in general. Numerous exhibits and exhibitions explain urban development and solutions for omnipresent topics such as living and working.
Tired of seeing the skyscrapers from the ground? Maybe house running would be something for you! Participants of this extreme sports walk along a high-rise facade. However, you should definitely be free from giddiness when doing House Running Frankfurt.