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Location address: Deutschland, Frankfurt am Main
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Coordinates: 50°06′37″N 8°40′54″E The Römer (German surname, “Roman”) is a medieval building in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and one of the city’s most important landmarks. The Römer is dominated by the Lutheran Old St. Nicholas church has been the city hall (Rathaus) for 600 years. The Römer merchant family sold it together with a second building, the Goldener Schwan (Golden Swan), to the city council on March 11, 1405 and it was converted for use as the city hall. The Haus Römer is actually the middle building of a set of three located in the Römerberg (a plaza).
The Römerberg (lit., “Roman Mountain”) is the historic heart of Frankfurt, Germany, and since the High Middle Ages the centre of the Altstadt (old town). The area’s buildings include the city hall, the Römer.