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The Hauptwache

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An outdoor shopping area amidst historic buildings in the city center of Frankfurt.
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An der Hauptwache, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
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All reviews police station shopping street central point catherine's church guard house pedestrian zone kaufhof department store large square great shopping u bahn and s bahn nice place to walk the heart of the city nice street starting point street performers eating places nice area
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had an 8 hours connection in Frankfurt, took a direct S-BAN from the airport (~15 min). Visited during Christmas time, endless line of small shops with good drinks, food and gifts. Many people, good atmosphere!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Max Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Hauptwache on a Saturday, we followed the Christmas Market stalls from the Römerberg up to the square, it is nice to see and is right by the shopping centre and financial districts.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hauptwache is a very big square located in the center of Frankfurt, a big city in Germany. It is a shopping zone, where you can walk and buy a lot of things. In fact, the name of the square is due to a building,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the main square of central Frankfurt. Has underground station as well as taxi ranks on edge. Good open-air cafes and restaurants. The "designer brands" are not far away.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank deckchairtraveller
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Our travel arrangements were screwed at the last second, so I had to travel day earlier than my wife, that gave me freedom to travel as I wished. I took the train and gay off at The Hauptwache around early afternoon, and walked around and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Spent a weekend in Frankfurt and somehow every day we ended up back at the Hauptwache.... there are street performers, restaurants, cafes, shops, and a little bit of everything here. Great for families and couples.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IslandManRides
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Very busy shopping district in central Frankfurt just a short walk from the river, Romerplatz and the Dom. If shopping is your thing then this is the place for you with high street brands, big malls and lots of smaller, more local stores. Some good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 26 October 2018

On that quiet Sunday morning the air was filled with beautiful strains on the saxophone, being played by a homeless guy in a wheelchair. Of course you have all the shopping and the eating places, but those street performances in Hauptwache were really something special....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wordsncolors
Reviewed 1 October 2018

In a large square in the city center the Hauptwache is a nice top off for a lunch to watch the world (Frankfurt) go by.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The old guard station is not so spectacular in itself but the square is the center of Frankfurt and start for a big shopping spree on Goethestrasse (high end) Fressgasse (food) and Zeil (popular brands).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TMK901
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