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Frankfurt Main Tower
Frankfurt Main Tower

Frankfurt Main Tower

Neue Mainzer Straße 52 - 58, Franfurt, 60311

The Basics

Visitors can take in the views from the rooftop observation deck or enjoy a drink or meal at the Main Tower Restaurant and Lounge. The tower also makes a popular photo stop on city tours and hop-on hop-off bus tours of Frankfurt and can be seen on sightseeing cruises along the Main River.

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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Discounted entry is available for Frankfurt Card holders.

  • Free Wi-Fi is available on-site.

  • Large items, backpacks, and strollers are prohibited inside the tower.

  • The Main Tower is wheelchair accessible.

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How to Get There

The Main Tower is located in Frankfurt’s financial district, and it’s hard to miss. It’s only a 10-minute walk from the main train station (Hauptbahnhof), but the closest public transit stops are the Taunusanlage S-Bahn station and Willy-Brandt-Platz U-Bahn station.

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When to Get There

For the best views, head to the Frankfurt Main Tower to watch the sunset over the city, but prepare for a crowd. From March to October, the observation deck stays open until 11pm on Friday and Saturday nights, affording a fantastic view of the illuminated city.

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About the Tower

Built in 1999 by architects Schweger and Partner, the Main Tower features two buildings—a rectangular office block and a cylindrical communications tower topped with a 131-foot-high (40-meter-high) transmitter. Behind the tower’s glittering blue glass facade are the offices of Landesbank of Hesse and Thuringia, Merrill Lynch, and other multinational companies.

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