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.
All you will find here are shoes piled up on meter-high shelves! Tower Shoes caters mostly to teenagers, who flock here to grab the latest in fashion footwear. Although this is mainly a Buffalo Shoes outlet, other brands sell here as well. The selection is broad, but is heavily biased towards heels and the latest trends on the ramp. A must for youngsters who want to keep ahead of the crowd. Walk in and you're sure to walk out with stylish soles.
Leidlein will provide everything you need for your bike and repair it. The owner is a former mechanical engineer. If it don't work, bring it into Leidlein. This friendly place has high quality service, whatever your bike's need. They can replace each piece of your bike at a reasonable price.
Lili Maras Couturehaus is one of the most sought after women's boutiques in the neighborhood. The beautiful collection consists of Kleiders and dresses, for both formal and informal wear. Sport that perfect look in their elegant collection, and make heads turn. For special offers and more information on their collection, check out the website or call ahead.
Hanauer Landstrasse is particularly popular with bargain hunters and those looking to buy cars since it features plenty of designer outlets and car dealerships. Although the arterial road is not an optimal location for quiet strolls owing to its hubbub, it is nevertheless a great destination if you know what you are looking for. In the evenings, party-goers congregate at the numerous bars and clubs found here.