Sachsenhausen is a walkable, business-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Choose one of Sachsenhausen's hotels and explore the area around Frankfurt with ease.
Sightseeing around Sachsenhausen
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Museum of Applied Arts, German Film Museum, and German Architecture Museum feature a variety of exhibits. You can check out the local talent at Frankfurt Opera House, English Theatre, and Alte Oper. Henninger Turm, Old Nicholas Church, and Frankfurt Cathedral are monuments worth a look. Swing by Goethe House, Buesing Palais, and Isenburg Palace to learn about local history. Create some family memories at Frankfurt Zoological Garden, Titus Thermen, and Lufthansa Flight Training Center.
Shopping and being pampered at a spa are a couple of popular activities in the area. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Palmengarten, Frankfurt Botanical Garden, or Wasserpark. For retail therapy, consider Zeilgalerie, Hessen Center, and NordWestZentrum, and seek out the perfect souvenir. A visit to Commerzbank-Arena, Main-Taunus-Zentrum, or Fraport Arena won't disappoint either.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Staedel Museum, Museum of Modern Art, and St. Paul's Church. You can also check out Museum for Communication, Historical Museum, and Liebieghaus.
Getting around Sachsenhausen
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at South U-Bahn, Lokalbahnhof, or Schweizer Place U-Bahn. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Frankfurt South Station.
Sachsenhausen is 6.1 miles (9.9 km) from the airport in Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.). The next closest airport is Mainz (QFZ-Mainz Finthen), located 25.5 miles (41 km) away.