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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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  • Visited during the period of Christmas markets, we found several typical House to eat, drink and shop. The real heart of Frankfurt, this is where all the shopping outlets. There are stores that allow free access to their terrace from which we can have a breathtaking view.
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  • From here you can stroll on the Zeil or go shopping. In the cafe, Starbucks z.b drink good coffee. Eat well in the restaurant, go to Nice Preisen.Oder Frankfurt with all its offers for culture, cinema's, museum visit. Or simply stroll through the town also underground and some suburban depart from here.
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  • I went to a restaurant called Leonhard's at the top of this building. It is okay with decent views. Not too comfy on a very hot day.