Hauptwache

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  • Address: Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Innenstadt)
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Cafe, Coffee House, Shopping Center, Architecture

The Hauptwache building is located right in the city center and is another impressive historical site that you can’t miss. There is an entire square, which is a major transportation hub in central Frankfurt and the nearby areas that the building is a backdrop for. Nevertheless, the building will keep your eyestrained on it through its captivating Baroque architectural design, which features only two floors with a huge rooftop. This historic building is definitely a distinctive sight, because it is surrounded by numerous contemporary buildings and amenities, and it is a place where you can enjoy a cup of warm coffee or tea.The reason for this is that it has been turned into a sort of heritage cafe now.

“An Der Hauptwache”, which is the main square in front of the Hauptwache building is a very popular shopping destination as well. It marks the beginning of “Zeil” which is the most important shopping area in Frankfurt.

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  • Parking facility available.
  • There are obviously no opening times in the shopping street. Individual shops will have varying opening hours.
  • VISA and Master card accepted.

  • Hauptwache Metro Station

  • Starbucks – Muffins and Coffee
  • Salvatores Pizza – Pizza
  • La Tablaraza – Spanish food

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  • Hauptwache Address: Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Innenstadt)
  • Hauptwache Timing: 24-hrs
  • Hauptwache Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Hauptwache(preferred time): 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hauptwache: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 7.22% of people who visit Frankfurt include Hauptwache in their plan

  • 36.5% of people start their Hauptwache visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hauptwache

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

66.94% of people prefer walking in order to reach Hauptwache

People normally club together Alte Oper and The Main Tower while planning their visit to Hauptwache.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Cute little building in the centre of an open space. They have a restaurant but it used to have some military significance before that.

  • Great central location with trains every 15 minutes to/from the airport. RMV counter opens at 8 AM daily, they helped me buy eTicket for S-Bahn and U-Bahn and activate for one week (27 EU). Many shops but plaza above station has many more options in nicer setting.

  • Its best place to meet up and plan for city exploration. Christmas market was at its best offering amazing food.

  • Convenient place galeria have great food and ac and a street full of vendors within walking distance to Rome square!

  • Good connections for exploring the city...

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