Old Town is known for being walkable and business-friendly with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Choose one of Old Town's hotels and explore the area around Frankfurt with ease.
Sightseeing around Old Town
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Browse the collections at Museum of Modern Art, Cathedral Museum, or Schirn Art Museum. You can attend a show at Die Dramatische Buhne, Alte Oper, and English Theatre. Eschenheimer Tower, St. Catharine's Church, and Hauptwache are significant monuments. Learn about the local history at Goethe House, Buesing Palais, and Isenburg Palace. Frankfurt Zoological Garden, Titus Thermen, and Lufthansa Flight Training Center will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. Wasserpark, Palmengarten, and Frankfurt Botanical Garden are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Zeilgalerie, Hessen Center, and NordWestZentrum. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Commerzbank-Arena, Main-Taunus-Zentrum, and Fraport Arena.
A few of the most popular sights in the area include Frankfurt Cathedral, St. Paul's Church, and Maintower. Konstablerwache, Romerplatz, and Old Nicholas Church will also leave an impression.
Getting around Old Town
If you want to get around the city, Musterschule Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Merianplatz Station and Konstablerwache U-Bahn. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Frankfurt East Station.
The closest major airport is Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), located 7 miles (11.3 km) from Old Town. The next closest airport is Mainz (QFZ-Mainz Finthen), located 26 miles (41.9 km) away.