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Frankfurter Roemer

Roemerberg 27, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Altstadt)
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As featured in 3 days in Frankfurt
Ranked #9 of 128 attractions in Frankfurt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites, Government Buildings
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: The site of Frankfurt's city hall since 1405, this historic building remains the defining symbol of the city's historic past.
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175 reviews 175 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Römer is a nice area to visit if one is in the center of Frankfurty The Square od surrounded by some old historic buildings but it's much too often overcrowded with tourists. It's minutes away from other city center attractions and it's a nice place to see but rather nothing special. If you'd like something quieter lose yourself in one... More

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Schaerbeek, Belgium
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

It is the heart of the city so you will most certainly pass by as we did. Do not expect to be blown away by the beauty: some buildings have been rebuilt in a more modern style so there is no architectural unity. There are more beautiful squares in other town or villages of Germany.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

As you stand in the old square you can imagine what it was like in by-gone days as you dodge the hoards of tourists following umbrellas. It only takes a few minutes to take in the beautiful architecture so leave plenty of time for other activities but it is a definite must see

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had the chance to visit Roemer during Summer, when a Market Fair occurs. Lots of stalls, games and people from everywhere.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Re-constructed historic buildings, rather limited in area, not a great deal to do. Dom visually scenic from outside, rather plain inside.

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Lake Grove, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I spent a couple hours in Frankfurt waiting for my flight and found this place as I walked. Best spot if you want to have the "German" feeling off the city as most of it as modern buildings/skyscrapers being its a banking hub. Lot of good places to eat and shop it, nice looking authentic old school German buildings, also... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Ok it's very touristy but the area is very nice, lots too see and do, lots of very cool cafe, bars and restaurants.. Christmas time is my favourite time there for the Christmas market. A beautiful church there too, the old opera is still performed there.. it's a all year round place to visit when in my beautiful city of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I liked the houses and the square but there was a festival so it was too crawded. Because of the hot dogs there place didnt smell good.Don't go during festival...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Spent my first day in Germany in this area. Liked the area and had a great lunch in the Square. The hop on hop off tour made it easy to get here. I found the people of Frankfurt MUCH nicer than Munich. I hate to say it but the residents of Munich I encountered were downright rude and mean. I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

So if you are on a Germany vacation and you have limited time schedule, don't budget your time to come to visit here or Frankfurt for that matter. However, if you are spending sometime in Frankfurt, then by all means. The medieval architecture is really beautiful and their are touristy shops and restaurants, but its simply an old square in... More

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