frankfurt
Country : Germany
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : German
Population
City: 701 350 (2014)
Metro: 2 573 745 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Frankfurt
info Frankfurt Skyline
closeIn 1949 Frankfurt am Main narrowly failed to be elected capital of West Germany, but it did become the home of the continent's largest stock exchange and the European Central Bank, making it the de facto financial capital of Germany and continental Europe.
Even though Frankfurt is a large financial and trade center, the city is still relatively small. Most of Frankfurt's historic sights are in or near the Altstadt - the city's Old Town - and can best be visited on foot.
Random Frankfurt Highlights
Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt
The Senckenberg Museum of Natural History is one of the largest natural history museums in Europe with more than 5.000 exhibits ranging from dinosaurs and fossils to today's life forms.
Hauptwache, Frankfurt
The baroque Hauptwache, now a cafe, was built in the 18th century as a police. It is located at the heart of Frankfurt's inner city, near the city's main shopping streets.
History Museum, Frankfurt
Frankfurt's Historisches Museum traces the history of the city from its early beginnings up to the 20th century. The museum is housed in a historic complex known as the Saalhof.
Bethmann Park, Frankfurt
The Bethmann Park is a small but pleasant walled park. Originally a private garden, it was opened to the public in 1952. The park's biggest attraction is a beautiful Chinese garden, created in 1990.




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