Hauptwache (Main Guardhouse)

Hauptwache (Main Guardhouse)

header image

Online city tour

Hauptwache (Main Guardhouse)

Die Hauptwache in der Innenstadt © Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Photo: Stefan Maurer

It is only just a few more metres to the baroque ‘Hauptwache’ (built between 1729 and 1731), once the most important ‘police station’ in the free city of Frankfurt and today the centre of the city. The Hauptwache became better known in 1833 when it was occupied by revolutionary democrats. The ‘Frankfurt guardhouse uprising’ was soon over…


Transport connection:

U 1-3/6-7, S1-6/8 Hauptwache

An der Hauptwache 15
60313 Frankfurt am Main