What To Buy In Frankfurt, Germany

what to buy in frankfurt
Tenissa
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Nestled along the river, Frankfurt is one of the most loved cities in Germany. You may be wondering what makes the city so attractive. Well, we have recommendations of where to visit. First, head to Romer and let yourself be captivated by the classic charm of the iconic town hall. The town hall is a medieval building that has witnessed how Frankfurt has changed through time, for more than 600 years. Your next visit should be Staedel Museum and again, you will be impressed by its architecture. The museum’s extensive collection of artworks ranging from the 14th-century until the present day will also blow your mind away. Finally, stop by at Frankfurt Cathedral. Wonder at the Gothic cathedral and its Renaissance frescoes. Go inside the church and climb the tower that will present you with the sweeping views of the city. While in Frankfurt, do not forget to buy things that are popular or some specialties to be kept as souvenirs. Keep reading to find out what to buy in Frankfurt and where to buy them.

1. Frankfurt wine

Lohrberger Hang
Source: Photo by Flickr user Martin Krolikowski used under CC BY 2.0

If you are interested in tasting wines from different parts of the world, why don’t you buy yourself a bottle of Frankfurt wine? Lohrberg, which is the main vineyard in Frankfurt, produces approximately 10,000 bottles of wine every year. You may also be interested in trying their sparkling wines.

Weingut der Stadt Frankfurt

Address: Limpurgergasse 2, 60311 Frankfurt, Germany

Price: from EUR 5 (USD 6)

2. Homburg-style hat

Homburg de Araras Sombrereria
Source: Photo by user Araras Sombrerería used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Do you want something stylish to bring back home from Frankfurt? A Homburg-style hat is the answer. The classic style of this hat never loses its charm. What makes this hat unique is its single dent that runs down the center of the crown. This hat is made of fur or wool and trimmed with a grosgrain hat band.

Homburger Hutsalon

Address: Rathausstraße 8, 61348 Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany

Opening Hours: 10AM–1PM, 3PM–6.30PM (Tue-Fri), 10AM-2.30PM (Sat), closed (Sun, Mon)

Price: from EUR 129 (USD 145)

3. Apple wine bembel

Apfelwein Dose Odenwald
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Sir James used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Have you ever wondered how people keep wine cool when the weather is rather warm during summertime? People in Frankfurt use what is called a bembel, which is a stoneware pitcher. This bembel is used to store apple wine and its colors are mostly blue and white or grey. Buy some apple wine and also a bembel or two. The bembel would make an excellent gift for those you love. Even if they do not drink wine, the bembel can be a lovely decoration.

Toepferei Maurer

Address: Wall Strasse 5, 60594 Frankfurt

Opening Hours: 9AM-6PM (Mon-Fri), 9AM-1PM (Sat), closed (Sun)

Price: from EUR 13 (USD 15)

4. Designer soap

Seifenmanufaktur
Source: Photo by Flickr user library_mistress used under CC BY-SA 2.0

Who does not feel happy when they get a soap as a gift? Designer soaps are another option that you can buy for your loved ones. These soaps are hand made with natural ingredients. They smell good and they look pretty too in various colors.

Seifenmanufaktur

Address: Nistergasse 16, 60439 Frankfurt

Opening Hours: 2PM-6PM (Mon-Fri)

Price: EUR 10 (USD 11)

5. Eintracht team scarf

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Eintracht-Shop on Saturday, February 27, 2021

Eintracht Frankfurt is one of the most popular soccer teams in Germany. If you are a huge fan, having everything related to the team is a must. Many people, however, choose to have only the scarf as it comes handy when the cold hits. Even if you are not a fan, you can still buy the scarf as a souvenir that cannot be found elsewhere.

The Eintracht-Shop

Address: Bethmann Strasse 19, 60311 Frankfurt

Opening Hours: 10AM-6PM (Mon-Fri), 10AM-2PM (Sat), closed (Sun)

Price: from EUR 10 (USD 11)

6. Model cars

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by www.ck-modelcars.de on Friday, May 28, 2021

Are you a cars collector? If you are a fond one, you should definitely drop by Klassikstadt where you can choose from a huge selection of classic model cars. Whether it is a Ferrari, Lamborghini or Aston Martin, you name it, you can find them at this store. More than just a store, you can also explore its workshop area and visit its exhibition space.

ck-modelcars Klassikstadt

Address: Orber Str. 4A, 60386 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: 1PM-7PM (Tue-Fri), 10AM-6PM (Sat), closed (Sun, Mon)

Price: from EUR 60 (USD 67)

7. Apple wine glass

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Kaufhaus Hessen on Thursday, February 1, 2018

The majority of people residing in Frankfurt are in love with apple wine. They love apple wine so much that there is a special glass designed and made only for the purpose of drinking apple wine. The glass displays a unique pattern, which is diamond patterned and resembles the design of the building above.

Kaufhaus Hessen

Address: Berger Strasse 288, 60385 Frankfurt

Opening Hours: 10AM-7PM (Tue-Fri), 10AM-4PM (Sat), closed (Sun, Mon)

Price: from EUR 1 (USD 1.15)

8. Frankfurt mustard

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Kaufhaus Hessen on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Hotdog lovers are certainly familiar with the yellow sauce called mustard. Without mustard, a hotdog does not taste that good. Many countries around the world produce mustard, but not a lot produce great mustard. In case you do not know, Frankfurt is famous for its mustard, which is why you cannot leave the city without buying some. A variety of mustards are available and you can try them all to find out which one you like the most.

Kaufhaus Hessen

Address: Berger Strasse 288, 60385 Frankfurt

Opening Hours: 10AM-7PM (Tue-Fri), 10AM-4PM (Sat), closed (Sun, Mon)

Price: from EUR 5 (USD 6)

9. Techno records

Frankfurt: MyZeil
Source: Photo by Flickr user Jorge Franganillo used under CC BY 2.0

Every music lover agrees that techno records are the best. Luckily in Frankfurt, there are still some shops that sell a collection of techno records. Buy your favorite and as soon as you get home, play those records and dance to the music!

MyZeil shopping mall (Saturn top floor)

Address: Zeil 106 1. UG- 7. OGU-Bahn Station, An der Hauptwache, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: 10AM-8PM (Mon-Wed), 10AM-9PM (Thu-Sat), closed (Sunday)

10. Cans of Frankfurter

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Kaufhaus Hessen on Friday, January 8, 2021

Finally, the Frankfurter. If you have no idea what Frankfurter is, it is a pork sausage and the yummiest kind of sausage you can find in Frankfurt. This sausage looks slender and long and is usually sold in cans. Buy a lot of them because you may not know when you are going back to Frankfurt. It is always better to have supplies and you can indulge in Frankfurter anytime you want back home.

Kaufhaus Hessen

Address: Berger Strasse 288, 60385 Frankfurt

Opening Hours: 10AM-7PM (Tue-Fri), 10AM-4PM (Sat), closed (Sun, Mon)

Price: from EUR 9 (USD 10)

Be prepared to be captivated by the beauty of Frankfurt

Whether you are planning to have a short or long vacation in Frankfurt, the city will undoubtedly leave you speechless. Its beauty will captivate you right from the very first time you set foot in the city. Make sure you bring something back with you to remember the special visit!

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