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Frankfurt Nightlife


You might not expect a city known for its banking industry to have much of a nightlife, but with its high rollers and multicultural expats, Frankfurt parties hard after dark. Whether looking for an epic night in the club or a laid back session of jazz, Frankfurt will have plenty on offer.

Some of the best clubs in Frankfurt feature techno and house music, and the clubbing scene is energetic and trendy, but those looking for something slightly more sophisticated will find that Frankfurt is one of the jazz capitals of Europe; jazz fanatics are sure to fall in love with the city. For opera and classical music see what's playing at the Oper Frankfurt and the venerable Alte Oper. Frankfurt is also home to many theatres and is renowned for its good opera, among other things.

The Frankfurt nightlife is clustered around the city's northern area, near Fressgasse, Zeil and Römerberg. The cobbled lanes of Sachsenhausen have some especially lively Latin, Irish and local joints to enjoy. Adult entertainment is also a booming industry in Frankfurt, with prostitution legal, and the area known as Bahnhofsviertel is one of the largest red light districts in the world.

Local magazines Prinz and Journal Frankfurt have listings for Frankfurt's diverse entertainment scene and its worth getting copies to see what's on when you visit.

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