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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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  • It was a bit crowded that Saturday but it was a nice walk. Lots to look at and cafes to sit and have a coffee and watch the world pass by in Frankfurt  more »
  • We had a great time there it was night but it was full of people and there was a guy playing saxophone which was very comforting, I liked it very much  more »
  • I've been here shopping before but this time I came on a Sunday. Guess what! No stores are open. Well, there are souverir shops, cafes, restaurants etc. but everything else is closed on Sundays. So th...  more »