Frankfurt is one of the largest cities in Germany and situated on the River Main. Frankfurt is known as the financial centre of Germany and one better known financial city’s in Europe. The European Central bank is situated here and it is the home of the German Stock Market. Consequently Frankfurt is a busy executive city with regular congresses, international trade fairs and seminars all year round, eagerly attended by nearly six thousand visitors every year staying at the Frankfurt hotels in order to visit these.
As Frankfurt is the banking centre of Germany it needs good connections with the rest of the world and consequently its airport is one of the busiest in the world. All major airlines from every continent in the world fly in to Frankfurt Airport. Frankfurt is also easily accessible by the German motorway, the autobahn, and has a number of train stations, one of which, the Frankfurt Hautbahnhoff, is the largest railway station in Germany. Within the city itself is an excellent underground system and there are also trams.
For those who don’t mind a bit of exercise there are bicycles available for hire all over the city and numerous cycle tracks to make it easy and convenient to get around. Taxis are also plentiful and not too expensive, as they are there for the convenience of the many business travelers who come to Frankfurt.
The skyline of Frankfurt is outstanding as it has some of the tallest skyscrapers in Europe, giving at first sight an extremely modern feel to this city. When seen against one of Frankfurt’s spectacular sunsets they it looks awesome. In contrast, there are numerous old buildings lining nineteenth century streets which have been well maintained and are extremely beautiful. The downtown area is a magnet for tourists as it has a beautiful church which dates back to the 14th Century. This was damaged during the bombing in the war but has been lovingly restored to its full beauty.
Also worth looking at is the main cathedral of the city, called Saint Bartholomeus’ which is built in the Gothic style. If you are staying in Amsterdam hotels for pleasure rather than business you may like to book a tour of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. These must be booked in advance, but the bull and bear statues are outside the building so can be seen for free.
If visitors choose not to eat in the Frankfurt hotels, there are restaurants all over the City. One are which is useful to visit is the Fressgass, or eating road, where you can find cafes and restaurants of all types and for all budgets. This is an area where many of the locals go to eat, which is possibly the best recommendation. Afterwards you can go to one of the many bars to try some of the excellent German beers.
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