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The Hauptwache, Frankfurt

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Frankfurt's main plaza, The Hauptwache is named after the Baroque building that is the plaza's centerpiece. The building was the home of Frankfurt's militia when it was a free city, and later it was a prison and a police station. Nowadays, it is a much friendlier place, with a cafe that been in operation since 1904. The Hauptwache Train Station in the plaza is one of the city's major transfer points between train lines, so locals often use the plaza as a meeting place. Plan to visit The Hauptwache during your Frankfurt vacation using our convenient Frankfurt visit planner.
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  • Pedestrian walkway with many chain stores, most of them American brands. Not much interesting nor exciting to see here. Focus on someplace else.  more »
  • It is now famous as the downtown part of Frankfurt, with department stores, shopping centers and branded shops in the area.
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