Frankfurt is just one of the most populous metropolitan areas in Germany (just beneath a million inhabitants) and is a world wide hub of finance and commerce. On a new flight from Frankfurt Airport, the airplane took off in an easterly path, supplying me with an aerial look at of Frankfurt. I’m happy I sat on the appropriate side as the plane window views were being completely gorgeous!
Frankfurt (map) has a very long and fascinating background. Ahead of Entire world War II, it boasted the premier medieval city centre in Germany. Unfortunately, just about all of its historical monuments were ruined all through the war.
These times, the town centre is a congregation of shiny skyscrapers, quite a few of which are the headquarters of significant financial institutions (like the European Central Bank), the newly-developed New Frankfurt Aged Town (a reconstruction of the previous medieval centre) and many landmarks these as the Alte Oper and Frankfurter Dom.
In the photo underneath, I’ve highlighted the various landmarks in Frankfurt.
Several see Frankfurt as a business town with few locations of curiosity. It may perhaps not be one particular of the finest good reasons to go to Germany, nevertheless, I recommend paying at least 1-2 evenings in Frankfurt to love its vibrant environment, landmarks and leafy streets. Furthermore, its hub operate tends to make it straightforward to discover the relaxation of Germany by practice. In the vicinity, you will obtain the Rhine Valley, with its quite a few castles, medieval villages and unlimited vineyards.