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The Hauptwache, Frankfurt

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Frankfurt's main plaza, The Hauptwache is named after the Baroque building that is the plaza's centerpiece. The building was the home of Frankfurt's militia when it was a free city, and later it was a prison and a police station. Nowadays, it is a much friendlier place, with a cafe that been in operation since 1904. The Hauptwache Train Station in the plaza is one of the city's major transfer points between train lines, so locals often use the plaza as a meeting place. Add The Hauptwache and other attractions to your Frankfurt trip itinerary using our Frankfurt itinerary planner.
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  • Nice area for shopping and having some snacks. Architecture is great around this area, so you can have short tour on foor and discover around.  more »
  • Very, very useful. Each floor is variously included still shop there. Also around is lively and well maintained
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  • Very vibey place to shop, watch the passers by and get a feel for the folk of Frankfurt, always interestingly merchandised store windows and a great variety of food on offer.  more »