According to the Castle Law of 1438, the citizens of Bockenheim had the right to seek refuge within Frankfurt’s city walls in the event of imposing danger. Although certainly the town has undergone its fair share of dramatic history, Bockenheim has always been home to preservationists of the area’s century-old castles and cathedrals. This fascinating holiday destination also boasts some of Germany’s most expansive museum collections as well as one of the area’s most vibrant universities. Now the third largest district in the state, Bockenheim thrills holidaymakers of all shapes and sizes with its vast weekly markets, that sell some of the most authentic delicacies and handicrafts in Germany, as well as the area’s Bockenheim Depot, where exciting bars, shopping, and entertainment can be found. Young or old, Bockenheim provides a well-rounded taste of what this storied country has to offer.
- Enjoy the tangy, fresh flavours of apple wine or cider, a specialty of the Frankfurt region, aged to perfection and served with a smile.
- Visit the Senckenberg Museum in Bockenheim and admire the moon rock, a memento form the moon landing given to Germany by the United States in 1969.
- Explore the Money Museum in Bockenheim, Frankfurt, simply a must-see that shows visitors how cowrie shells and even slabs of stone were once considered forms of currency.
Whether visitors are arriving from Frankfurt Airport or the main train station, the S-Bahn services can't be beat for easy access to Bockenheim. Car rental agencies and taxis are also abundantly available from the airport, which is located approximately 20 kilometres from this world-class destination. Both S-Bahn and the U-Bahn rail links, as well as local tram services, provide an excellent network of public transport from surrounding towns to Bockenheim, and also include night trains.
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