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Frankfurt



Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

No. Most of the city and public transportation is accessible. - Jan 28, 2017
Some. Many buildings are wheelchair-accessible, but it's not universal. - Aug 14, 2016
Depends. Frankfurt as a city is not known for its accomodations for physical disabilities. - Feb 1, 2016
It's probably easier than many posts. All buses are accessible and most U-bahn stations have elevators. The housing community does also have several accessible apartments. There may be some issues in certain very old buildings if there aren't elevators, but this probably isn't a problem in daily life. - Dec 9, 2015
Not at all, this is a very accessible city. - Jun 27, 2014
Yes because there are lots of cobble stoned roads and sidewalk. None of the housing complexes are very accommodating. I think there are only a couple of ground floor apartments that have ramps. - Mar 30, 2014
Someone with physical disabilities may have some difficulties living here but the German government is improving access every day. - Nov 7, 2013
None. - Apr 4, 2012
Not much. - Mar 4, 2012
Yes, some. While much of Frankfurt was rebuilt after WWII, there are still a lot of older buildings that are not convenient for someone with a physical disability. For whatever reason, almost all of the bathrooms are located in the basement down a narrow flight of stairs. The consulate apartment buildings all have stairs just to get inside, and none of them have elevators. - Oct 3, 2011
Not too many. It's a little more difficult than DC, but not as much as some other European cities. - Jul 15, 2010
Lots. Not very handicap friendly. - Jul 7, 2008
Public transportation access would be challenging as there are not too many elevators or ramps. - Feb 23, 2008