Bockenheim Walk, Frankfurt

Bockenheim Walk (Self Guided), Frankfurt

If you are on a sightseeing tour of Frankfurt, Bockenheim is an excellent place to stay because it is near to many of the city's key attractions. Nearby is Senckenberg Museum of Natural History, one of the largest natural history museums in Germany. Inside the palatial looking building is a vast collection of dinosaur fossils, including one with preserved scaly skin.

In addition to all the old bones, there are lots of animal specimens covering millions of years of the Earth's history. Give yourself at least half a day to explore the museum’s three floors. Outside the building is a geopark, an open-air site where you can walk and learn about the history of our planet. Exhibits are presented on seven sites with samples from different geological areas.

After investigating the museum’s attractions, make tracks for Festhalle, a large multi-purpose hall that first opened in 1909. The building is particularly notable for its vast dome that is 213 feet (65 meters) wide and 130 feet (40 meters) high. As well as admiring the cupola and the rest of the building’s architecture, book tickets for a concert or sporting event at this major entertainment center. Occasionally, some of the biggest names in music perform here.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,500 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from Apple App Store or Google Play Store to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Bockenheim Walk Map

Guide Name: Bockenheim Walk
Guide Location: Germany » Frankfurt
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles
Author: naomi
Festhalle Frankfurt

1) Festhalle Frankfurt

Senckenberg Museum of Natural History

2) Senckenberg Museum of Natural History

Bockenheimer Warte

3) Bockenheimer Warte

Bockenheimer Warte

4) Bockenheimer Warte

Bockenheimer Depot

5) Bockenheimer Depot


6) Adalbertstrasse

Leipziger Strasse

7) Leipziger Strasse

Leipziger Strasse

8) Leipziger Strasse

Leipziger Strasse corner with Kurfurstenstrasse

9) Leipziger Strasse corner with Kurfurstenstrasse


10) Markgrafenstrasse

Markgrafenstrasse and Kurfurstenstrasse

11) Markgrafenstrasse and Kurfurstenstrasse

Leipziger Strasse

12) Leipziger Strasse

Basaltstrasse corner with Falkstrasse

13) Basaltstrasse corner with Falkstrasse

Walking Tours in Frankfurt, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Frankfurt

Create Your Own Walk in Frankfurt

Creating your own self-guided walk in Frankfurt is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historical Churches Walking Tour

Historical Churches Walking Tour

Today Frankfurt is a predominantly secular city, but it still has a significant Christian presence.

The history of Christianity in Frankfurt dates back to the Middle Ages when, as a free city-state, it became an essential segment of the Holy Roman Empire. As the city grew, so did its Christian community. Several important churches appeared during that period, including the Old Nicholas Church...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Shopping Streets

Shopping Streets

Frankfurt may well be an international business center in the first place, but not everything, by far, revolves here around finance. The city can also provide a top shopping experience for those seeking to invest in international and best German designer merchandise.

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Old Town Walking Tour

Old Town Walking Tour

The German city of Frankfurt, also known as Frankfurt am Main, has a long and complex history, spanning more than a thousand years. The Romans established a military camp called "Nida" in the area that is now Frankfurt, on the northern bank of the River Main, in the 1st century AD.

The town itself was founded by the Franks, a Germanic tribe, in the 9th century. Its name comes from...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Jewish History Walking Tour

Jewish History Walking Tour

The history of Jews in Frankfurt dates back almost 900 years, which is more than in any other German city. Attesting to this fact alone is one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in Europe, the Old Jewish Cemetery of Frankfurt, first recorded in the 12th century.

At some point, the city was even referred to as "Jerusalem of the West", highlighting its importance as a center of Jewish life...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 Km or 1.5 Miles

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