Travel To Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt on​ Main),​ situated in​ Central Germany,​ the​ fifth biggest city in​ Germany,​ is​ an​ attractive destination in​ Europe. Frankfurt got its name around AD 500,​ when the​ Franks ruled the​ area and the​ settlement along the​ Main Fort transportation route became known as​ 'Franconovurd'.

The city is​ the​ financial heart not only of​ Germany but also of​ the​ whole European Union,​ playing important role in​ world economy. It's been a​ major banking city ever since the​ Rothschilds opened their first bank here in​ 1798. Frankfurt also has a​ leading stock exchange.

It is​ home to​ the​ European Central Bank and many other banks but it​ also have thousands of​ companies,​ including the​ moguls of​ the​ German publishing industry,​ as​ well as​ a​ number of​ companies involved in​ public relations,​ marketing,​ media and telecommunications.

No other European city has so many skyscrapers like Mainhattan - a​ nickname referring to​ the​ exciting skyscrapers and business style. During a​ major event of​ Frankfurt,​ the​ Wolkenkratzer-Festival,​ skyscrapers are open to​ the​ public and spectacular laser and fireworks shows highlight the​ buildings at​ night. Frankfurt is​ also known as​ 'the most American city in​ Europe'.

Frankfurt is​ the​ city with the​ highest percentage of​ immigrants in​ Germany: with about 35% immigrants,​ it​ is​ the​ most diverse of​ all the​ German cities.

For tourists Frankfurt does offer some sights,​ some good restaurants in​ the​ Nordend,​ several artistic and cultural events,​ and excellent shopping opportunities. Sightseeing opportunities are mostly centralized in​ the​ historical core of​ the​ city,​ known as​ the​ Romerberg,​ where Charlemagne erected his fort in​ medieval times.

Frankfurt is​ also a​ major communications and transport center,​ it​ is​ well known for its airport,​ the​ second busiest one in​ Europe (after London Heathrow).

This vivid city has many things to​ do,​ one of​ the​ most important and world-famous events are the​ international trade fairs and trade exhibitions like International Book Fair (Buchmesse Frankfurt),​ ACHEMA (chemical engineering,​ environmental protection and biotechnology),​ International Automobile Exhibition (Internationale Automobilausstellung) and so on.

Frankfurt is​ also famous for its 'Goethe-Haus',​ the​ house where Goethe was born,​ next to​ the​ Goethe museum. the​ 'Zoologische Garten',​ Frankfurt's large zoo,​ contains more than 4000 animals. or​ if​ you​ are interested in​ botany,​ you​ can check 'Botanischer Garten' which have about 5000 botanical species.

As for the​ weather,​ Frankfurt's climate is​ continental. the​ summers are warmer and the​ winters can get very cold. June and July are the​ wettest months and the​ highest temperatures are in​ July and August. it​ is​ recommended to​ visit the​ city in​ autumn,​ or​ in​ spring.
Travel To Frankfurt Travel To Frankfurt Reviewed by Henda Yesti on August 30, 2018 Rating: 5

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