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EXPLORE FRANKFURT FROM 200 METRES ABOVE

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Frankfurt is well known as the financial heart of Europe along with being a tourist hotspot. The new old towns, big banks and tall skyscrapers are a symbol of Frankfurt, living up to the name Mainhattan’.

Frankfurt’s skyline wouldn’t be the same without the Main Tower, one of the tallest and most distinctive high-rises in the city. Also known as Helaba, it is the only skyscraper in Frankfurt that opens its doors to the public.

A great place to get a feel of ‘Mainhattan’ is 200m above street level. The Main tower has two observation platforms that can be reached by a lift in a mere 45 seconds. The observation deck offers a stunning panoramic view of the city’s skyline. 

The guests and visitors can also enjoy fine art and the best view in of the city at the Main tower. 

Experience diverse culinary highlights at the very highest level in the Main Tower Restaurant & Loungelocated on the 53rd Floor of the Main tower. Whether for a business lunch in the afternoon, a romantic dinner with your loved one or an interesting evening with your business partners, it is one of the finest places in and above the city. The culinary treats and seasonally changing creations by the head chef Benjamin Karger is sure to set you on a gastronomical journey. In addition, the restaurant recommends a selection of regional white wines as well as German and international red wines. 

the foyer of the Main tower houses the art works of various talented artists like Stephan Huber, Silke Wagner and Bill Viola. Huber’s monumental wall mural ‘Die Frankfurter Treppe/ xx. Jahrhundert’ (the Frankfurt stairs/20th century), Wagner’s wall installation ‘Grey turns blue’ and Viola’s unique multi-dimensional video installation ‘the world of appearances’ is something you simply cannot miss. 

The Main tower was also the first existing German Highrise building to be awarded the LEED Gold certification according to the standards of ‘Leadership in Energy and environmental design. It is now recognised as an environmentally friendly, resource saving and a sustainable building. 

Ticket prices range from 6.50 euro for a standard ticket to 17.50 for a family ticket and are available at https://www.maintower.de/

The Main tower is open from 10:00am to 9:00pm on weekdays and 10:00am to 11:00pm on weekends.

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