Skirting the south bank of the Main River, Sachsenhausen comprises 2 districts - Sachsenhausen-Nord and Sachsenhausen-Süd

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Frankfurt: Night Pub Crawl through Alt-Sachsenhausen

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...l, walk around the Old Sachsenhausen district and marvel at the sleek buildings in Frankfurt's European banking center.


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...ts such as the pubs of Sachsenhausen and European Central Bank. Jump off at Gerbermühle and learn about the poet Goethe.


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Frankfurt: 3-Hour Bike Tour

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...xclusive insider tips on the city. Learn more about the cider taverns and discover the trendy district of Sachsenhausen.


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Frankfurt Layover Private Sightseeing Tour with Round-Trip Airport Transport

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...Sachsenhausen. The itinerary can be customized by your guide to accommodate you private group's interests and requests.


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...troll through the narrow streets of Old Sachsenhausen, before marveling at the impressive skyscrapers in the modern bank...


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Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt

Skirting the south bank of the Main River, Sachsenhausen comprises 2 districts - Sachsenhausen-Nord and Sachsenhausen-Süd.

Skirting the south bank of the Main River, Sachsenhausen comprises 2 districts - Sachsenhausen-Nord and Sachsenhausen-Süd. Cross one of the bridges from the city centre to reach this medieval quarter, which has traditionally been known for its Apfelwein (apple wine) industry and old cider bars dotting the older part, Alt-Sachsenhausen. The cobblestoned streets are lined with half-timbered houses and pubs with outdoor seating.

The stretch along the river embankment is the Museumsufer, where you can find 10 museums – Ikonenmuseum, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Museum der Weltkulturen, Deutsches Filmmuseum, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Museum für Kommunikation, Städel, Liebieghaus, Museum Giersch, and Portikus. Schweizer Straße is the main boulevard in the area extending from Untermainbrucke to Mörfelder Landstraße, while Klappergasse has the highest concentration of pubs. The main landmarks in Sachsenhausen are the Henninger Turm and Goetheturm.

Other highlights of the area are the 19th century Neo-Gothic Dreikönigskirche, Sachsenhäuser Warte – a late-Gothic fortress, Affentor houses, the Jugenstil style Lukaskirche, Neue Frankfurt settlement, baking-stone-Expressionist style Saint Bonifatius Church, Frau-Rauscher-Brunnen, and Nuur Mosque.
















About Sachsenhausen

 Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt, Germany

Sachsenhausen and Nearby Sights on Map

Ikonen Museum

Founded in 1990 through a donation of 800 icons from the 16th-19th century this museum today has about 1000 icons and today also has special exhibitions for modern icons

Portikus exhibition hall

Portikus exhibition hall is located in the Leinwandhaus building

Main river bridges

For a view of the skyline try the Main river bridges

Museum Judengasse

Museum Judengasse is part of the Jewish Museum


The Museumsufer, which translates to Museum Riverbank, is the embankment along the banks of the Main River in Frankfurt which is home to 15 museums

Alte Stadtbibliothek

Former public library building, constructed 1820-1825 in neo-classical style

Museum für Angewandte Kunst

The Museum for Applied Arts and Design hosts just that in a beautiful Richard Meier designed building

St. Leonhardskirche

Old late Romanic church built in 1219 and later transformed in accordance with the Gothic style in the 15th century


The Imperial Cathedral of Saint Bartholomew, better known as the Kaiserdom, is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Bartholomew

Museum der Weltkulturen

Due to a lack of space and funding, the Museum of World Cultures currently doesn't display its permanent ethnographic collection but rather shows well-made exhibitions