Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK : LOW
Frankfurt is an overall safe city. With a rating of 86% Germany, is ranked 14th out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous countries.
PICKPOCKETS RISK : MEDIUM
There is some pickpocket-related risk in Frankfurt. A few simple precautions will minimize your chances of being pickpocketed.
MUGGING RISK : MEDIUM
Frankfurt is an averagely safe city regarding the chances of being mugged. Be aware of dangerous zones by asking local advice.
SCAMS RISK : MEDIUM
There are virtually no scammers in Frankfurt. Be aware of “gold ring” tricks, fake petitions, groups of teenagers acting strangely or trying to distract you; and people offering help with your luggage.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK : LOW
Transports and taxis are generally very safe in Frankfurt.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK : LOW
There are no natural hazards in Frankfurt.
TERRORISM RISK : MEDIUM
Frankfurt has not recently been targeted by terrorist attacks, but it is best to stay alert.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK : LOW
Frankfurt is generally very safe for women travelers.
WHAT TO DO?
The historical centre of Frankfurt (Altstadt means old city), is centered on the Romerberg, a touristic medieval square. Pickpockets are an issue in the old city on busy days, especially on the Romer area.