Mainhattan

Mainhattan

Frankfurt is also known in the world as the European Mainhattan, not just because this is located on the river Main, but also because this is the financial and the business center of Germany and the home of the German Stock Exchange. It is also considered to be the financial capital of Europe, as it is the home of the Central European Bank. Frankfurt is the biggest airport in the country and has a very futuristic architecture with plenty of modern buildings and skylines. An European Mainhat... [ read more ]

Nature Museum Senckenberg

Nature Museum Senckenberg

Senckenberg is a German research organization which has six science institutes and three natural history museums. Frankfurt’s Nature Museum Senckenberg or the Naturmuseum is the second largest museum of nature in Germany. This represents the perfect place to visit in Frankfurt if you have children passionate about natural history. With a total area of 6,000 square meters extended o three floors, it attracts more than 400,000 visitors each year. The museum displays the biodiversity and the ev... [ read more ]

The Hauptwache

The Hauptwache

Frankfurt is a relatively small city but with many attractions. The Hauptwache is a famous plaza in Frankfurtand is a central point of the German city. The plaza was originally called Schillerplatz, but the place was renamed at the beginning of 1900’s. Hauptwache is a café in a baroque building that used to be a police station. It is located in Frankfurt's inner city and in the middle of a shopping area with many pedestrian streets. If tired after a shopping session, this is the perfect pla... [ read more ]

Römerberg in Frankfurt

Römerberg in Frankfurt

Frankfurt was almost elected the capital of West Germanyin 1949. However, the beautiful town on Main become the home of the largest stock exchange inEuropeand the home of the European Central Bank. It is Germany’s financial capital. Even if the city is relatively small,Frankfurtis a very large financial centre. Most of the city attractions and the historic sights are in the Old Town (Altstadt). The old town is quite small and can be visited on foot. The main attraction in Altstadt is Römerb... [ read more ]

Frankfurt's exhibitions and trade fairs

Frankfurt’s exhibitions and trade fairs

The best location in Europe for exhibitions is undoubtedly Frankfurt. This is the city where visitors and exhibitors meet to exchange ideas and products. With a history of 800 years, Frankfurt’s exhibitions and trade fairs are famous in the world and are visited every year by thousands of people. Frankfurt’s exhibitions and trade fairs bring great products, people and innovative ideas together, but even more than bringing them together, they are about innovation, exchange of ideas and deal... [ read more ]

Main attractions in Frankfurt

Main attractions in Frankfurt

Many people travel to Frankfurt every year, either for business, for pleasure or for studying. The city is like a magnet for tourists and for the business people who wish to see the main attractions in Frankfurt. This is the most international city in the country. It is called Frankfurt am Main because it lies on both sides of the Main River. Besides being the largest financial centre in Europe, with its incredible skyscrapers, the city is also the historical site of coronations and is also kn... [ read more ]

Contrasts in Frankfurt

Contrasts in Frankfurt

The following is an invite to the largest financial centre on Europe, the city of coronations as known in the German history and also the city of Goethe. Frankfurt is a multicultural city, full of diversity, where 40% of the population is represented by immigrants. This means that almost one out of three people living here is from another country. You will find plenty of surprising contrasts in Frankfurt and the city still offers a lot to discover. The unique of Frankfurt Maybe it is for t... [ read more ]

Frankfurt the business core of Germany

Frankfurt the business core of Germany

We shall continue our virtual journey in Germany with the beautiful city Frankfurt the business core of Germany. Frankfurt is not the country’s largest city (it is actually the fifth in size) but its importance is given by the economical development and the fact that it is the financial capital of the country. Some also call it “Bankfurt” because of that. The Central European Bank headquarters is here and you probably know that Frankfurt is the biggest international airport in Germany. Th... [ read more ]