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What should 4 17 y/os do in Frankfurt?

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What should 4 17 y/os do in Frankfurt?

Hi there, well during christmas a group of 4 of us decided to go somewhere and that somewhere is Frankfurt. We will be there for 2 days and 1 night.

What things should we do during the day, good parks,shopping centres and other attractions?

And what should we do at night ie night clubs?

We are staying at the Le Meridien Parkhotel, which is near the train station

Thanks!

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1. Re: What should 4 17 y/os do in Frankfurt?

Why Frankfurt? In my opinion (I know, citizens of Frankfurt won't like it), the city is quite boring...

Attractions in Frankfurt are the Palmengarten, the Roemer, the german filmmuseum, Zoo, Goethehaus, Paulskirche. For shopping the Zeil. Shopping-Center are mainly in the suburbs, like Main-Taunus-Zentrum, Norwest-Zentrum or Hessen-Center.

For nightclubs / discotheques, I have to tell you, that you are only allowed to stay till midnight, because you are under age...

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2. Re: What should 4 17 y/os do in Frankfurt?

Have not lived in Frankfurt for a number of years now - but the city was never boring.

Nightclubs for 17yo - yes they might chase you out after midnight, but they might not (they never did if you looked a little older & behaved alright). Just don't get completely legless. Check with the concierge of your hotel which clubs are 'in' - might even be some live concerts going on the night you are there.

Daytime - in December Frankfurt has a huge Christmas market, most of 'Zeil' shopping area , so are the areas of 'Liebfrauenberg' and 'Roemer' - not only good for pressie shopping but also great for food & drink. Most 'Frankfurters' will spend either lunchbreak or go after work for a bite&drink.

Across the river 'Sachsenhausen' has a large number of pubs and bars to hang out - some with live music, again the concierge should be able to point you to some trendy places - you could walk across the 'Eiserner Steg' bridge after checking the x-mas market near the 'Roemer'.

Shopping - big department stores along Zeil, more boutiques and specialty stores in Goethe strasse (pricey) & Fress Gass (food & deli).

Museums - all along the river bank in Sachsenhausen, Film museum, architecture, sculpture, art. If you are into natural history Senckenberg museum near Frankfurt University is a much smaller version of London - lots of stuffed animals and some interactive displays.

If weather is good, boot tour along the Rhine valley to Ruedesheim, castles, wine tasting etc.

Zoo - excellent little zoo with a great 'reptile house', I really used to enjoy the 'night critters' .

Have a good time

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3. Re: What should 4 17 y/os do in Frankfurt?

Living is a good nightclub and easy to find, its at the bottom of the skyscraper which is the headquarters of the euro I think it fits about 1500 people in with a mix of music.

There is also cocoon club which is away from the centre and this is about 3-4 thousand people, but expect a long wait to get inside I think it plays mainly techno.

There is Odeon which is quite small it's like a little house in a park but it's good, it plays house music mainly.

There is cookies aswell which is a small hip hop club, there is quite alot of trouble here.

For things to do in the day, well I can't remember which one it is but you pay a couple of euros and there is a viewing platform on top of one of the skyscrapers it's like on the 54th floor so you can get a good view of Frankfurt which is good.

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