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“Only impressive if you haven't been anywhere else in Europe”
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Ranked #3 of 440 things to do in Frankfurt
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The site of Frankfurt's city hall since 1405, this historic building remains the defining symbol of the city's historic past.
Reviewed February 2, 2014

Frankfurt has three "typically German" buildings and they're all in the Roemer square. They're all rebuilt, as well, just to appease tourists that don't know better. If you want real architecture try Marburg or even better, Strasbourg. This is the small-town equivalent of going to Las Vegas and saying you've seen the Eiffel Tower.

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Reviewed January 25, 2014

We visited in mid December when the whole square was decked out with Christmas stalls selling gluewein, bratwurst and beautifully crafted Christmas wares. It was still easy to see how lovely the old buildings in the square were, very traditional. The Christmas tree they have shipped in for the season was stunning and there was also a pretty life sized nativity scene where carollers sang traditional songs. In the evening there was a brass band on top of one of the buildings in the square playing Christmas carols also.

It was very easy to reach the main shopping area by walking through the square where there are some really good shopping opportunities and an absolutely stunning mall which is worth visiting just to see the design. Also worth mentioning I feel is that everything shop wise is closed
on a Sunday. The stalls on the markets are still open but not any in the department stores or malls.

The square is very easy to reach and the transport links are brilliant and very cheap. We bought an all day ticket that we could use for trains, buses and trams. It cost around 12 euros and that was for 5 adults! Outstanding value.

We certainly didn't see any evidence of pickpockets and found the city to be safe and very friendly. We spent a large amount of our time in the square late at night and felt comfortable walking around taking in the festive atmosphere.

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Reviewed January 24, 2014

Although this time of year the place was full of stalls, it didn't lack the traditional bygone German feel. Buildings painfully reconstructed to their style and origin. The lights, colour, bratwurst cooking, gluhwein and beer. What else would you want?

Thank eurorover
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Reviewed January 22, 2014

This is located between the best shopping area of Frankfurt and the old town in Frankfurt. I was fascinated by this area. I also have a great lunch right in the square. I would disagree with the review about pick pockets, in my opinion it seems to be a very safe city. In fact I was very late at night, and I feel very safe in Frankfurt. In the old town is a restaurant call Fichtekranzi, it is a typical hessian Frankfurt restaurant with sharing tables. I loved it.

Thank Sheil H
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Reviewed January 17, 2014

Nice square with lots of touristy souvenir shops. Lots of tourists passing by. But I saw many pick pockets roaming around. Just be careful! I've seen many better square like this in Europe, so if you are in a hurry, you can give this a miss.

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