One of the lovliest parts of Frankfurt is the Main River. We walked across the pedestrianized Eisenbrucke - iron Bridge which affords great views over the old town, the cathedral, the church in... more
Concerts are often held at the Old Nikolai Church, which is right on the Römerberg in front of the Historical Museum.
The one I attended recently was of Christmas Carols in English, featuring the... more
The great German writer Johann Wolfgang Goethe, or von Goethe as he was known in his later years after being elevated to the aristocracy, was born here in Frankfurt am Main on August 28, 1749. The... more
Frankfurt's skyscraper scene is very impressive, and Frankfurt is the only city in Europe that allows the construction of such monsters directly in the city center. This gives Frankfurt a uniquely... more
Built initially as a gothic cathedral between XIV and XV centuries, it was rebuilt few times after that and this is why the look is now a neo-gothic one.
It is anyway impressive and probably the 95 m... more
I tell about Palmengarten in Franfurt.
It was surprise for me! Palm Garden! In Frankfurt! It's not good climate for palmes.
Ticket cost 10euro.It was Saturday and there were a lot of seller!
You could... more
If you can afford it, by all means go to a concert at the "Old Opera" concert hall. Some of the best orchestras in the world give concerts there, and they also have a full program of recitals, pop... more
I thought the Apfelwein tour was the biggest waste of money!!! I have lived in Frankfurt for three weeks, and this past weekend, my friend came and visited. I decided to take her on the Apfelwein and... more
My absolutely favorite place in Frankfurt am Main is the opera house.
No, I don't mean the old opera house.
I mean the new opera house on Willy-Brandt-Platz,
where they put on real operas several......
Frankfurt is the financial hub of Germany; it hosts the stock exchange and most major and minor banks. Apart from that, it has some nice parks, a beautiful botanical garden, a zoo, excellent museums,...
Frankfurt has pretensions to be Germany's "Capital that Never Was". Given its central location and huge economic influence, you'd think that it has been robbed by history, but a visit to the city can...
Frankfurt - Bankfurt - Hib'te'bach -Little Mainhatten - the city that fascinates and appalls so many of my fellow Americans. Fascinating, because it's a modern German city - shopping, nightlife, cool...