Höchst, a town with a castle and an Altstadt right out of a picture book, is now part of Frankfurt. It wasn't devastated by wartime bombing, so its castle and the market square, with its half-timber houses, are well preserved. It's a romantic place for outdoor dining and drinking. For a week in July the whole of Altstadt is hung with lanterns for the Schlossfest, one of Frankfurt's more popular outdoor festivals.
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Höchster Porzellan Manufaktur
Höchst was once a porcelain-manufacturing town to rival Dresden and Vienna. Production ceased in the late 18th century, but was…Learn More >
Frankfurt's oldest building, this interesting church dates from the 7th century, and is part early Romanesque and part 15th-century Gothic.…Learn More >