Guided tour

Frankfurt: Old Town Historical Walking Tour

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Activity provider: Eat the World GmbH

Frankfurt: Old Town Historical Walking Tour

Activity provider: Eat the World GmbH

From US$ 24.71 per person

Discover Frankfurt's history with a local historian as your guide on this walking tour. Explore the streets of the Old Town and learn how Frankfurt became Europe's financial epicenter.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Feel as if you've traveled back in time to Frankfurt's illustrious bygone era
  • Explore the winding and narrow streets of the charming Old Town
  • Learn unique historical insights, facts, and stories from an expert historian
  • Understand the city's evolution of becoming a leader in European economics
Full description

Discover Frankfurt's unique economic and political history on a guided walking tour, led by a local historian.

Perfect for both history buffs and amateurs alike, step into the past and learn how the city's first market rose to become the financial leader of Europe, now serving as the headquarters of today's European Central Bank.

Wander through the narrow streets of the Old Town as your guide details fascinating accounts of bygone times, including the world of local shopkeepers and some of Frankfurt's most famous (and infamous) residents.

Learn how the city's middle-class not only accumulated economic power, but how this consequently transformed Frankfurt into becoming a leader of German democracy.

  • Local historian as a tour guide
  • Tour brochure
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

In front of the "Goldene Waage" coffee house

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • This activity will take place rain or shine
  • This tour includes approximately 2 miles of walking
  • The tour does not end where it begins
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

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very personal tour, was able to ask many questions!

June 26, 2022

Very interesting, guide very pleasant and very well prepared.

June 12, 2022

The tour was really good, we got a lot of historical information and it took a little longer than 2 hours. The young lady hasn't had too many guided tours so far and is still a little unsure, but that wasn't a problem for us

May 29, 2022

Product ID: 415017