About Frankfurt

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Frankfurt, the financial and business centre of Germany, is famous for its futuristic skyline and the vast German Airport. The city is located at the river main and it is the home for German Stock Exchange and European Central Bank. The city also hosts some world famous trade shows, which include Frankfurt Book Fair and Frankfurt Auto Show. Here is an analysis of the city in detail. Best Time to Visit The city is also famous for its contrasts. It is the home for granola drop-outs, students and wealthy bankers. Millions of tourists visit the places such as museums at … Continue reading

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Eschenheimer Turm or Eschenheim Tower is one of the few remains of the old Frankfurt which stands straight amongst the new structures in the largely reconstructed city of Frankfurt. Located a block north of the Hauptwache, this tower is remarkable to look at and is the best example of the city’s original 42 towers. Its design is the work of the same architect who designed the Kaiserdom. Te architect’s genius is worth praise, for this construction of his stood straight through the war and refused to fall even after the numerous damages it sustained. It comprises of eight levels and … Continue reading

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The Archaeological Garden in Frankfurt lies between the Cathedral, Schirn Art Gallery and the Technical City Hall. It was initially set up as an open-air archaeological installation in 1972 / 73, during construction of the underground car park and the Technical City Hall. During the excavations of the museum after the war, the building remnants that were conserved here got exposed. The museum holds remains of some very old buildings of Roman history with the likes of Roman baths from the 1st and 2nd century, the remains of the Carolingian imperial palace erected by Ludwig the Pious and the remains … Continue reading

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Located in Frankfurt am Main, Saint Paul’ church’s construction began in the year 1789 and its oval shaped building was finished between 1829 and 1833. A protestant church, it was of great significance to Germany since it went on to become the seat of the Frankfurt Parliament, which was the very first democratic body of Germany. The church has a very colourful history. Though constructed originally for religious reasons its centralized dome and large amounts of space and it being a public building, made it perfect for the meeting place of revolutionaries during the revolutions of 1848. Originally it served … Continue reading

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Frankfurt happens to the pride of Europe with its impressive skyline that takes pride in its five structures that are over 200 metres tall. These modern skyscrapers stand out in Frankfurt because the city has low-rise, high-density traditional European architecture and these modern skyscrapers stand out next to them. The Commerzbank Tower is often ranked as one of the best skyscrapers in the world. You can get a good view of the skyline with the Main river bridges, especially the eastern bridges, and through the right side of the subway which takes you to the city from Frankfurt.  Just before … Continue reading

In and around Frankfurt

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