Main attractions in Frankfurt

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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 known as the city of Goethe. It is a great place to study because of its renowned school and universities. There is so much to see and do here and the following is a list of the main attractions in Frankfurt.

 

Some historical and cultural attractions in the Old Town

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You should definitely not miss the Main Tower, which is 200 meters tall and which offers a great view of the city. Here you can admire the city with its surroundings and take beautiful pictures.

If you have decided to go on a sightseeing tour, you can go through the historical centre. The place still holds the architecture of the Old Town, a town with more than 2000 houses which was almost entirely destroyed by Allied bombing raids during World War II. The square Römerberg still holds the originally restored houses and Röme, the ancient Town Hall of the city where the German Kings and emperors were coronated. Today the place with the Fountain of Justice in the middle, is used to host the markets before Christmas. The Old Opera which has also been destroyed and reconstructed is also worth seeing.

Near Römer, you will find Paulskirche (Paul’s church) where the first democratic constitution was signed in 1848. Since this is the city of Goethe, you should also visit the house where Goethe was born in 1749. You could also walk on the bridge of Eiserner Steg towards the museums area  called Sachsenhausen.

Having some fun

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Did you know that the city has a lot to offer for shopping addicts? The shopping streets Zeil with Goethestraße and Zeilgalerie are a good way to spend time and money.You can eat everything you want, from pizza to delicous esquisite plates in one of the many restaurants on Munich Alley. Looking for some entertainment and some fun?The best way to finish the day is going to the pubs in Sachsenhausen district, across the river. The city has a lot of street festivals with live music but also a lot of parks, gardens and running trails in case you are looking for some natural escapes Hiking and exploring the castle ruins around Frankfurt is another option if you’e planning a day trip.

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