Nestled somewhere along the Main River in West Germany is a thriving metropolis reputed for its classical blend of historic charm and urban romanticism. Frankfurt. The city where artists meet and dreamers dream. A place that entices you to linger. A destination at the crossroads of transformation. This culturally diverse city has opened its doors to everyone and anyone with economic pursuits and soaring aspirations. It has been reported that around 1.25 million passengers travelled to Frankfurt in May 2021. Many European travellers land at the Frankfurt airport before visiting other countries.
Home to the ‘European Central Bank’, the ‘German Bundesbank’ and renowned financial institutions, this alpha global city is the pulse and heartbeat of Germany. With numerous banks, credit institutions, and brokerage houses, the international economic experts and true masterminds dwell in this cosmopolitan city that continually paves the path to excellence. In addition, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange holds great significance in the country and is one of the leading stock exchanges in the world.
This time-worn city constitutes the Celtic (a collection of ancient European tribes) and antiquated Germanic homes dating back to the beginning of time, i.e., as early as the 1st century BC. The Altstadt, formerly known as the Römer, is a hidden paradise and precious landmark. The Romans used to hold the Holy Roman emperor’s coronation ceremonies in this exact location. It showcases medieval Roman buildings with vast open spaces and a quaint lingering charm. The architecture of these buildings serves as time capsules that transport you to a bygone era.
Near the Hauptbahnhof (Main Station), there are several restaurants, hotels, retail and leisure. The Hop-on Hop-off buses are in front of the station, and tickets can be purchased in the buses. All art enthusiasts must visit the Stadel Museum, and nature lovers must visit the Palmengarten. The Old Opera House was reconstructed after major destructions in 1944. Regardless of the historic tragedy, the reconstruction and transformation lead to it being an architectural wonder. Main Tower and German Film Museum are must-visit landmarks in the city. Despite all the beauty, passion and progression, the city can become quite dirty and unclean on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings.