The old quarter of Sachsenhausen, on the south bank of the Main River, has been sensitively preserved, and its cobblestone streets, half-timber houses, and beer gardens make it a popular area to stroll. Sachsenhausen's two big attractions are the Museumufer (Museum Riverbank), which has nine museums almost next door to one another and offers beautiful views of the Frankfurt skyline, as well as the famous Apfelwein taverns around the Rittergasse pedestrian area. You can eat well—and quite reasonably—in these small traditional establishments.


Deutsches Filmmuseum

Germany's first museum of cinematography, set in a historic villa on "museum row," offers visitors a glimpse at the history…

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Museum für Kommunikation

This is the place for visiting the past and the future of communication technology, in an airy, modern glass building.…

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Museum der Weltkulturen

Formerly called the Museum of Ethnology, exhibits here explore the art, history, and culture of Africa, Oceania, and Indonesia through…

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