ⓘ Altstadt (Frankfurt am Main)

                                     

ⓘ Altstadt (Frankfurt am Main)

The Altstadt is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Innenstadt I.

The Altstadt is located on the North of the main river. It is completely surrounded by the Innenstadt district, Frankfurt the modern city center. On the opposite side of the main area of Sachsenhausen.

In the historic centre of Frankfurt, the Altstadt has existed since the beginning of Frankfurt, dates back to 794, the first mention of Frankfurt. It used to be part of the original district of Innenstadt, which lay inside the city walls, the Staufenmauer. Was rebuilt after the Second World War and actually survived only a few old buildings, only very small plots in the city. The old town contains many Frankfurt the most important sights, including the Romerberg square with the famous city hall römer and many other middle-age style buildings which are mostly actually reconstructions. Nearby is St. Pauls Cathedral and St. Pauls, the short-term seat of the German national Assembly of 1848-49.

Project Dom-Romer is the current project of reconstruction of the Old city between the römer square and Frankfurt Cathedral.