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Frankfurt Architecture Tours

German Architecture Guides – Exclusive City Walks tailor made for groups visiting Hesse

post updated 15 May 2024

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Frankfurt Architecture Walking Tours

Major recent building in the city – European Central Bank Frankfurt Tower Building design by Vienna architects COOP HIMMELB(L)AU. This tall structure opened in 2016:
European Central Bank Frankfurt Architecture Tours
photograph © European Central Bank/Robert Metsch

e-architect have architectural tour guides in most of the key cities across Europe.

Our Frankfurt guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Frankfurt are all exclusive to each client.

Should you be planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip to Frankfurt please contact us and we would be happy to take your booking.

Tower 185 Building design by Professor Christoph Mäckler Architekten:
Tower 185 Frankfurt Skyscraper building
photo © Klaus Helbig

Frankfurt Architecture – Introduction

Frankfurt has a wide range of contemporary architecture. Key buildings include Museum für Kunsthandwerk (Museum of Arts and Crafts Frankfurt) by world-famous architect Richard Meier (USA) and the Commerzbank Tower by Foster & Partners, Architects (UK). Key recent buildings include Tower 185 Building by Prof. Christoph Mäckler Architekten and the KfW Westarkade Building – “Best Tall Building in the World 2011” – building by Sauerbruch Hutton. A major proposal is the Grand Hyatt Tower by UNStudio (Netherlands).

Frankfurt Walking Tours

Frankfurt Architectural Tours can focus on contemporary German buildings, or historic buildings, or both. Our guides can meet your group at the hotel but more typically at the first building on the tour. e-archiect can help with preparing a good itinerary for your visit. Language can be English or German – please advise us.

Frankfurt Architecture : key contemporary buildings in this major German city

Contact e-architect to arrange your Frankfurt Walking Tour on mob. +44 (0)7952 149814 or isabelle(at)

Architecture Tours

e-architect also organise architecture walking tours in other German cities – Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg and Stuttgart. We also offer good quality city walks in other Northern European cities such as Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Architecture Walking Tours

European Building Tours – Selection

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Frankfurt Buildings

Frankfurt Building – selection of key structures below:

FOUR Frankfurt Towers
Design: UNStudio & HPP Architects (UNS + HPP)
FOUR Frankfurt Towers
image courtesy of architects
FOUR Frankfurt Development
UNStudio join forces with HPP Architects to create a consortium (UNS + HPP) to carry out the next phases of the project. Both companies bring many years of experience with large-scale projects, complex planning and design processes.

Alte Oper Concert Hall, Opernplatz
Architects: Buero Wagner
Alte Oper Frankfurt Architecture News
image by Buero Wagner & Federico Ciavarell © Buero Wagner
Alte Oper in Frankfurt
The Alte Oper is one of the world’s leading concert halls. Each year 450,000 people come to visit more than 400 concerts performed by internationally renowned artists of the classical music, jazz and the entertainment sector. The venue intends to convert one of its multifunctional used foyers into a central and adjustable place of encounter, conversation and interchange.

Commerzbank Tower
Design: Foster & Partners Architects
This 56-story, 259 m high futurist skyscraper – owned by Samsung of Korea since 2016 – is located in the banking district. An antenna spire with a signal light on top gives the tower a total height of 300.1 m (985 ft). The gleaming structure is the tallest building in the city, and the tallest building in Germany.
Commerzbank Tower Frankfurt Skyscraper

Frankfurt Office Buildings

Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Skyscrapers

Frankfurt Cathedral

German Architecture

German Architecture

German Architects

Architecture in Northwest German cities

Bonn Buildings

Düsseldorf Buildings

Duisburg Buildings

Essen Buildings

Frankfurt Architects

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