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Local Information

Venue

The conference will take place at the Campus Westend, University of Frankfurt, Germany.

Frankfurt Local area map and Map of Campus Westend / Confernece Site (s.a. pg. 9 of the Conference Program)

Public Transport

Underground station "Holzhausenstraße" can be reached by underground lines 1 / 2 / 3.

The campus can also be reached by bus lines 36 ("Uni Campus Westend") and 64 ("Bremer Straße").

From Frankfurt central station, take the S-Bahn lines 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 8 / 9 to "Hauptwache", then continue with underground lines 1 / 2 / 3 to "Holzhausenstraße".

Schedules are available on rmv.de.

Activities

Here you will find some informations what you can do during or after the conference.

A good place to start is the Frankfurt Tourist Information webpage. 

Sightseeing with the boat

Discover Frankfurt and its sights from its river. There are 50 and 100 minute trips, price is about €7.30 and €9.50. Ship leaves every hour. Discount with online booking!

More informations: Primus Linie

Sightseeing with the bus

From the upper deck of the sightseeing buses you have an unhindered view of the most important sights of Frankfurt. Price is €18.90, but you get a discount with online booking. Trips starting very frequently.

More informations: CitySightseeing

Skyscrapers

Frankfurt is also known as Mainhatten. Take a look to the sky and enjoy the beautiful view over Frankfurt from one of the highest towers in the city, the Maintower.

Entrance fee is 5€, open from 8 to 20 o'clock. More Informations: Maintower webpage

Palmengarten

The Palmengarten display numerous beautiful and interesting plants throughout the year. Especially beautiful on sunshine weather, this is a nice place to rest.

more information can be found on their webpage

Shopping in Frankfurt

There are many places for shopping in frankfurt, especially the Zeil. It is one of the most visited and busiest shopping streets in Germany. It's located between the local transport stations Konstablerwache and Hauptwache.

Zoo Frankfurt

The Zoo Frankfurt is the second oldest Zoo in Germany and features over 5,000 animals of more than 600 species on more than 13 hectares. Located in the center of Frankfurt it's very easy to reach.

Prices, Opening times and more informations can be found on their webpage

Sachsenhausen

Sachsenhausen is a part of Frankfurt, located on the south bank of the Main river. It has a lot of traditional buildings and is a prime address for local food and drinks. Don't miss a Bembel of Applewine or the local cheese, called "Handkäse".

More Informations on Wikipedia.



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