From the outside, you would never expect this plain 1950s-style building to be one of the best places to buy fresh food in Frankfurt. The inside is like a mini-bazaar: local farmers and traders of all nationalities offer regional and international specialities. Kleinmarkthalle is a great place for people who want to prepare an exotic meal with particularly hard-to-come-by ingredients. The selection is truly excellent.
Stretching over an area of 91,000 square meters (979515 square feet), the Main-Taunus-Zentrum was established in May 1964. The center serves as a host to brands such as Abele Optik, Alte Brennerei, Anson´s, Änderungs-Service Peek & Cloppenburg, Appelrath Cuepper, Blume 2000, Bijou Brigitte, Blumen Schmidt, Calida and many more. Home to approximately 170 stores, Main-Taunus-Zentrum is regarded as the largest shopping center in Hessen.
The famous shopping district of Zeil, stretching almost a mile, is arguably one of the best shopping arenas in Frankfurt. Since most popular brands, department store chains and malls are located here, you will get everything here; from designer wear to daily groceries, it's all here! A must-visit is the Zeilgalerie where one can get a spectacular view of the city and Taunus mountains. Apart from shopping, the area also houses numerous cafes and restaurants. Another special feature of Zeil is the bi-weekly growers' market on Thursdays and Saturdays, wherein home-made products such as cheeses, wines, sauces etc. are sold at a steal. Whether you're a traveler looking for souvenirs, a local getting groceries or a teenager looking for great clothes and makeup, this is the place to be.
A trip to Wiesbaden is incomplete without taking a stroll through Wilhelmstrasse, which is fondly called by the locals as simply the Rue. Even if you are not a shopaholic, the sheer bright and busy nature of this street will lift up your spirits. A plethora of shops greet you on both sides and for history buffs, the western front has some old buildings reflecting the architecture of the bygone years which is certainly a treat for the eyes.
Located near the Innenstadt neighborhood, Ermenegildo Zegna Boutique is a classy men's boutique that will simply change the face of your wardrobe. The designer collection of shirts, trousers and blazers are unique. In addition, the collection of perfumes and sunglasses is exclusive. Do check out the ties and belts too. Visit the website for more details.
A historic landmark in its own right, Wochenmarkt in Offenbach is a popular shopping destination that attracts tourists for its wide range of regional products. Host to over seventy stalls, this market is the go-to place to buy eggs, poultry, fish, spices, vegetable oil, honey, fruits, dairy products, meat, confectionery and many more.
Werth & Werth is an absolute delight to those with a designer fetish. Established in 1967, this is a store that saves you the trouble of a long-drawn-out shopping spree; under this one roof, you will be able to find everything you could possibly need to give your wardrobe a chic new touch. Catering to men and women, this store carries line by True Religion, Armani Jeans and more. The assortment of leather goods is also wonderful; you can pick up bags by the likes of MCM, Rimowa and Samsonite. Watches by the likes of Hugo Boss and Roberto Cavalli are also available.
If you are a chef or just someone who loves to stock up on kitchen stuff, then the Zwilling J A Henckels will turn out to be your heaven. With a massive collection of some of the best products from their own knife and cookware lines, this store is known for its variety commitment to quality. There is just so much you can do and so much you can buy, like the kitchen knives set, cookware, gadgets for your kitchen, flatware, beauty products and much more. Especially ideal for the budding chef, this store promises one-of-a-kind gifts and utensils that will last generations.
Once you step into Escape Futura, you will not leave without purchasing at least one pair of those smart shoes. The collection here is exclusive; so whether its a formal evening, Saturday night outing or a sporty look, you will find every variety. The staff is humble and prompt with their advice too. Check out the website for more information.