Frankfurt

worth seeing

Hauptwache (Main Guard-House)

Frankfurt's main guard-house was built in 1729 according to the plans of the city's master builder Samhainger.

Hauptwache
Hauptwache - © Tourismus+Congress GmbH Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt's main guard-house was built in 1729 according to the plans of the city's master builder Samhainger. This baroque-style building served as the barracks for Frankfurt's military force. Frankfurt was declared a free imperial city in 1372.

Virtual tour

freely accessible / always open


The square surrounding the building is stepless.

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