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    Having a cup of coffee
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  • 1. Römer

    Historical building, "Römer" 3 former patrician houses (from the 14th century) -with their gothic, triple-gabled front- form the striking facade of the so called "Römer" -the symbol of the city of...

  • 2. Sachsenhausen

    The standard tour for newly assigned people was Alte Sachsenhausen, which is a pedestrian zone consisting of cobblestone streets and a variety of bars. My favorite was Spritzhaus, which literally...

  • 3. Main River

    For me Frankfurt is one of the most interesting German cities. Certainly during summertime. As for your running, indeed take the walkpath along the river, or the 'green zones' through the city. There...

  • 4. Shopping

    I have been here for almost a month now and have managed to explore the centre of town and some of the outer suburbs. So far, I have noted that prices are very high for just about everything (compared...

  • 5. Skyscrapers

    Completed in 1991 according to the plans of the American architect Helmut Jahn, this office tower with its 63 floors and the instantly recognisable top has become Frankfurt’s modern city symbol. The...

  • 6. Messe (trade fairs)

    The Frankfurt Book Fair is held each year in October. They now seem to have settled on a rhythm of five full days, from Wednesday to Sunday (no more Monday mornings). The first three days are...

  • 7. Museums

    The majority of Frankfurt was bombed in WWII, although there are some older, preserved buildings, but there are a lot of seriously innovative, impressive newer buildings and items of...

  • 8. Alte Oper

    Frankfurt's old opera house was destroyed during the Second World War, but underwent a complete reconstruction that returned the exterior it to its Wilhelmine (late 19th century) glory. Berlin...

  • 9. Zoos and Parks

    Surprisingly enough, this city has plenty of parks. The most beautiful of which has to be the Chinese Gardens - at the beginning of Bergerstrasse. It is small but ornate and very serene. The only...

  • 10. Christmas Market

    The Christmas market is excellent in Frankfurt and it starts from late November. There are many snacks and beverages on offer - not least the famous Glühwein. It is particularly good if you are with...

  • 11. Frankfurt Stock Exchange

    Home of the DAX - the Stock Exchange in Frankfurt is one of the busiest and well known stock market in the world. Too bad we can't shoot inside...the trading floor is enourmous, and the feeling is...

  • 12. The world's first tourist opera

    Have you ever been in this situation? You're traveling with a dozen or so nice people from several different countries, and you're all very excited about the...

  • 13. L'Orfeo in the Bockenheimer Depot

    If the legendary ancient Greek singer Orpheus were alive today he would be an opera singer, right?Well, not exactly. He would sing like an opera singer, but he...

  • 14. Admiral's Club at Frankfurt International Airport

    If I'm traveling to or connecting in Frankfurt I will usually stop at the Admiral's Lounge here in the airport. It's conveniently located at the Gallerie level...

  • 15. ScrambledX ...

    ... my favourite radio show in the morning. I love the discussions of the presenters about the news they read in the different newspapers ... I guess my...

  • 16. Going out in Frankfurt

    On this German webside you can find everything what's going on in town You also find adresses of nearly every restaurant in town as...

  • 17. Train Station (Hbf) Food Kiosks

    When in Frankfurt, we really enjoyed the ability to try many types of local food. Each train station (Haptbahnhof), seemed to have 3-5 different kiosks serving...

  • 18. Goethe House

    I have been to Frankfurt 4 times. I came to help International Book Fair 2 times. That is a memorable thing. Visiting Goethe house is one of my favorite things...

  • 19. J.W. von Goethe University (Poelzig Building)

    Does the term "Frankfurt School of Social Theory" mean anything to you? Are you a fan of such scholar-critics as Adorno, Horkheimer, Habermas, or Benjamin? Are...

  • 20. Commerzbank Tower

    Frankfurt has some fabulous skyscrapers - hence its nickname "Mainhatten" (it is located on the banks of the River Main). Located right near the Main Tower is...

  • 21. Want to go to the movies?

    Turm-Kinos (Tower-Cinemas) in the City-Center at Eschenheimer Tor shows undubbed movies. (Only English, I´m afraid)The place is run down, but what the heck! It...

  • 22. Public Art - Rinz Memorial

    Sebastian Rinz (1782-1861) was an important landscape architect and designer who helped to plan Frankfurt's wonderful series of inner-city parks. This...

  • 23. Public Art - Lessing Memorial

    I haven't been able to discover any personal connection between Gotthold Ephraim Lessing and the city of Frankfurt, but it's nice that this great author is...

  • 24. Public Art - Homosexual Memorial

    Frankfurt was one of the first cities in Europe to commemorate the sufferings of homosexuals during World War II. The gay/lesbian memorial stands on the corner...

  • 25. Public Art - Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen

    The Fountain of Justice! (you gotta love the German language!)The "Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen" (with Libra-esque scales of justice) stands in the center of the...

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