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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 area is full of shops, restaurants, cafes, pieces of modern architecture, antique shops. Well worth strolling aroung and having fun.  more »
  • Nice historic place for meal or just a beer. Former prison in the 19th century. I didn't have lunch, I just enjoyed the place after a walk through the old town.
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