Frankfurt

Tours

Architecture in Frankfurt by bus

The two-hour coach tour for groups focuses on Frankfurt’s urban development from the Middle Ages to present day

Outside view of the Japantower
Outside view of the Japantower - © Tourismus+Congress GmbH Frankfurt am Main

Tour:

Frankfurt’s architecture is as colourfully diversified as its population. The very first high-rises went up back in 1920s.

While the most famous of the modern high-rise buildins are the Messeturm designed by Helmut Jahn, the Commerzbank Tower designed by Norman Foster, the MAIN TOWER with observation platform and the new ECB.

The two-hour motorised city tour focuses on Frankfurt’s urban development from the Middle Ages to present day, also looking at the city’s blend of historical and modern architecture, its famous skyline and future architectural projects.

Meeting point:
In front of the main entrance of St. Paul’s Church, Paulsplatz

Route:

  • Tour introducing highlights the Römerberg
  • Schirn Art Hall
  • The New Old Town
  • Museum of Modern Art

followed by motorised city tour

  • Municipal Works Building (built on the foundations of the former Judengasse in eastern Frankfurt)
  • Main River embankment
  • European Central Bank
  • Skyscrapers of the banking district
  • Alte Oper
  • Former IG-Farben-Haus (Poelzig)
  • Frankfurt University
  • Messe fairgrounds
  • Europaviertel

Tour conclusion:
MAIN TOWER's rooftop observation platform

Inside viewing:
MAIN TOWER's rooftop observation platform

Duration:
Two hours

Please note:

  • The MAIN TOWER does not take reservations; slight delays may therefore be unavoidable.
  • The rooftop observation platform may be closed at short notice for safety reasons, e.g., during spells of very poor weather.
  • Hire coaches are provided by an external coach hire company.

Prices inclusive 19% VAT:
€ 170.00 per tour guide (without coach)

Selfpayment for the entrance fee on the spot, further information concerning entrance fee for the MAIN TOWER:
www.maintower.de

Coach hire if required up to 50 persons.
Hire coaches are provided by an external coach hire company.

Coach size Prices 2019 Prices 2020
up to 16 persons € 260.00 € 280.00
up to 24 persons € 280.00 € 300.00
up to 30 persons € 300.00 € 320.00
up to 50 persons € 330.00 € 340.00

Payment conditions:

For billing addresses within Germany:
- Payment due no later than three (3) weeks prior the tour date
- Short-term bookings (less than three weeks) require immediate payment

For billing addresses outside of Germany:
- Prepayment by credit card

Cancellation conditions:
- Cancellations submitted in writing at least fourteen (14) days prior to the date of the tour are free of charge.

This theme tour is also available as city walk:

Architecture in Frankfurt on foot

The two-hour walking tour for groups focuses on Frankfurt’s urban development from the Middle Ages to present day

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