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Souvenir Shops, Innenstadt (Self Guided), Frankfurt

It would be a pity to leave Frankfurt without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Frankfurt, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit. The shops on this list are located in the central district (Innenstadt) of Frankfurt and are all within a pleasant walking distance.
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Souvenir Shops, Innenstadt Map

Guide Name: Souvenir Shops, Innenstadt
Guide Location: Germany » Frankfurt (See other walking tours in Frankfurt)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles
Author: Daniel
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Jack Wolfskin
  • Gabler
  • Raus aus dem Keller
  • Kleinmarkthalle (market)
  • Weingut der Stadt Frankfurt
Jack Wolfskin

1) Jack Wolfskin

What to buy here: Jack Wolfskin sportswear.

Jack Wolfskin was founded in Frankfurt in 1981 and is one of Germany’s most successful manufacturers of outdoor gear. Today the company is based near Frankfurt in Idstein. Jack Wolfskin products are sold in more than 4,000 stores in Europe and Asia. The clothing is generally light weight and comes in bright colors stamped with the company’s yellow-paw trademark. A feature in their jackets is separable jackets and inner liners that can be worn separately and that are interchangeable. This means customers can select a liner to go with their jacket, or vice versa. Because the jackets also ‘breathe,’ they are popular with skiers and hikers. A basic winter jacket is available for 130 euros and top of the line combinations cost 400 euros.

Downtown Frankfurt, we can find a Jack Wolfskin store at Neue Kraemer 30. The shop is open from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m., except on Sunday.

2) Gabler

What to buy here: Picard leather-wear and bags.

Leather making was an important industry through the middle of the 20th Century in Frankfurt and the surrounding region. Just east of the city limits is the city of Offenbach, which was a centre for the industry. By 2000, there were less than 20 companies making leather goods in and around Offenbach. One of those companies is Picard, founded in 1928 and located in Obertshausen about 7.5 miles from Frankfurt. Picard makes leatherwear for men and women that has a reputation for quality and durability. Its products are found in many Frankfurt leather shops. Gabler, located downtown at Toengesgasse 33, 60311 Frankfurt, is a good venue. Gabler predates Picard by about 50 years and is located one block away from the Zeil, the pedestrian zone that is the heart of the Frankfurt shopping district. The ladies handbags shown here range in size and are priced from 119 euros to 199 euros. Gabler store hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays.
Raus aus dem Keller

3) Raus aus dem Keller

Established in Frankfurt Altstadt near the Zeil, Raus aus dem Keller is a daily underground flea market that caters to bargain hunters who seek both junk and collectibles. With a total area of 800 square meters, you can find a wide assortment of cheap antiques, electrical equipment, toys, jewelry, watches, china, glassware, household goods, books, CDs, clothes, bags, shoes, lamps, bicycles, and much more. Raus aus dem Keller also organizes auction sales.

Operation Hours: Monday - Saturday: 12 pm - 7 pm
Kleinmarkthalle (market)

4) Kleinmarkthalle (market)

What to buy here: Frankfurter in a can.

Frankfurt lends its name to pork sausages known around the world as the frankfurter. Although it tastes best fresh, at least one butcher has come up with a canned product suitable as an edible city souvenir that can be transported long distances. The history of Gref-Völsings goes back to 1894 and the founding of a butchery by the same name. Gref-Völsings products are found all over town, in supermarkets, gas stations, restaurants and butcher shops. For its canned products, the company uses a traditional design to pack its sausages. Frankfurters are long and slender, and a half-dozen will fit into a can that sells for about 6 euros. Suggestions for both fresh and canned Frankfurters are butchers’ Metzgerei Ullmann or Schoen in the city market at Kleinmarkthalle, Hasengasse 5-7, 60311 Frankfurt.

Hours: Monday to Friday: 08:00-18:00; Saturdays: 08:00-16:00
Weingut der Stadt Frankfurt

5) Weingut der Stadt Frankfurt

What to buy here: Frankfurt is one of the few German municipalities in the wine business. It has owned a vineyard at the Lohrberg, a modest hill on the northern border of the city, since 1803. Another source for city wine is found outside city limits in nearby Hochheim. The Lohrberg vineyard produces about 10,000 bottles a year. These wines and those from Hochheim can be bought at a wine shop located in an archway on the left side of City Hall at the Roemerberg. The shop’s address is Limpurgergasse 2, 60311 Frankfurt. Hours are Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Prices range from five to 82 euros a bottle, the latter for a 2003 Hochheimer Riesling from grapes selected late in the harvest. Sparkling wines also are available. The bottles make nice Frankfurt gifts because they bear distinctive labels with the city seal and landmarks.

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