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Sachsenhausen

60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Sachsenhausen-Süd)
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Ranked #3 of 39 Activities in Frankfurt
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: A historic cobble-stoned neighborhood in Frankfurt located along the south bank of the Main River.
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If you ever get bored in Frankfurt, then go to Sachsenhausen to taste the local beer and get hammered. The Germans are funny, friendly and crazy. (Tip: avoid Shooters and the "kamikaze" shot.)

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Great place to sample German beer in local taverns. Close to the subway as well. We killed an afternoon here on a long airport layover.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

While in The US ARMY in 1991, I first went there and We partied at Larry's nightclub!! Too Fun! Plus the Ladies were all very Fly & Cool!

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Finland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Having visited Sachsenhausen on two occasions I have to say I've always liked the laid-back feeling of the cosy little alleys and the choice of pubs, bars and restaurants. One can find the typical Frankfurter apfelwein-restaurants, modern chain restaurant, sports bars etc. really anything that can be fitted in the old town style of building I'd guess.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Spent the best part of a week in Frankfurt in July 2013 - and despite having been to the city many times before, this was my first time in Sachsenhausen. It felt like a bit of a hike getting there (we walked) but there is ample public transport to get you there and back easily. We wandered mid-afternoon and decided... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Didn't visit at night, which is when i was told this place livens up, however I made a detour to have a wander one afternoon and it was very pleasant.

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Rehovot, Israel
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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Many bars and restaurants in a pedestrian area between old houses. Very nice and happy atmosphere in the evening.

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yorkshire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Interesting area if you want to drink and party. However we could not detect any historical relevance, as it seemed to only cater for drinking!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We went a group of friends to drink same beers to same bars in this area. Is enjoyable and good to stay at night drinking and relaxing!!

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Caracas, Venezuela
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9 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Has seen better days. The area is not typically German anymore but is now filled with Middle Eastern and Oriental restaurants and Clubs. Were hard pressed to find an authentic German restaurant; after a bit of searching, asking taxi drivers and people in the street finally located a restaurant with adequate, not great, local fare. Pretty dead during the day;... More

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