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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Frankfurt skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Frankfurt architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Frankfurt are included on this list. Information about these Frankfurt buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Frankfurt and older historic landmarks.

Commerzbank Tower and Messeturm are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Frankfurt?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Frankfurt. Famous architectural houses within the city of Frankfurt are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Commerzbank Tower is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Frankfurt Buildings & Structures
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Commerzbank Tower is a 56-storey, 259 m skyscraper in the Innenstadt district of Frankfurt, Germany. An antenna spire with a signal light on top gives the tower a total height of 300.1 m. It is the tallest building in Frankfurt, the tallest building in Germany and the second tallest building in the European Union. It had been the tallest building in Europe from its completion in 1997 until 2003 when it was surpassed by the Triumph-Palace in Moscow. The Commerzbank Tower is only two metres taller than the Messeturm, which is also located in Frankfurt. The Messeturm had been the tallest building in Europe before the construction of the Commerzbank Tower. Commerzbank Tower was designed by ...more

City/Town: Frankfurt, Germany

Opened: Jan 01 1997

Structural Height (m): 259.0

Floors: 56

Architect: Sir Norman Foster

Architecture Firm: Foster and Partners

Created By: Sir Norman Foster

Floor Space (sq. m): 109200.0

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Commerzbank-Arena is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Frankfurt Buildings & Structures
Photo: Rupert Ganzer/Flickr

The Commerzbank-Arena is a sports stadium in Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. Commonly known by its original name, Waldstadion, the stadium opened in 1925. The stadium has been upgraded several times since then; the most recent remodelling was its redevelopment as a football-only stadium in preparation for the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2006 FIFA World Cup. With a capacity of 51,500 spectators for league matches and 48,500 for American Football and International Football matches, it is among the ten largest football stadiums in Germany. The stadium was one of the nine venues of 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, and hosted four matches including the final. The sports complex, which is owned by the ...more

City/Town: Frankfurt, Germany

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Deutsche Bank Twin Towers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Frankfurt Buildings & Structures
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Deutsche Bank Twin Towers


The Deutsche Bank Twin Towers, also known as Deutsche Bank Headquarters, is a twin tower skyscraper complex in the Westend-Süd district of Frankfurt, Germany. Both towers rise to 155 m and serve as headquarters for Deutsche Bank, the largest bank in Germany. The twin towers are sometimes nicknamed debit and credit, the two aspects of every financial transaction. ...more

City/Town: Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Opened: Jan 01 1984

European Central Bank Headquar... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Frankfurt Buildings & Structures
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The Seat of the European Central Bank is a building complex in the Ostend district of Frankfurt. It includes the existing Großmarkthalle, a new 185/165-metre-twin-skyscraper and a new low-rise building to connect the two. Located east of the city centre it houses the new headquarters for the European Central Bank. It was completed in 2014 and was officially opened on March 18, 2015. The ECB's headquarters is legally required by the Treaties of the European Union to lie within the city limits of Frankfurt, the largest financial centre in the Eurozone. The ECB previously resided in the Eurotower and, due to lack of office space there, in three other high-rise buildings in the city centre of ...more

City/Town: Frankfurt, Germany

Structural Height (m): 185.0

Created By: Coop Himmelbau

Style: Deconstructivism

Construction Started: 2008-10

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