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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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  • The Hauptwache is a prominent area of the Frankfurt city full of shops, restaurants, cafes, pieces of modern architecture, antique shops - In short you will not be missing anything if you are here...  more »
  • This is one of the major S bahn hubs and therefore is quite busy. When exiting the underground station it is somewhat confusing when trying to get your bearings as there is little or no signage...  more »
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