Frankfurt, the largest financial centre in Europe
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Frankfurt, the largest financial centre in Europe
Frankfurt, also known as Frankfurt am Main, ranks among the most popular cosmopolitan urban cities of Europe. The city is one of the most important cities in Germany and is now a major financial and business hub. The city is dotted with a main railway station which connect Frankfurt to the rest of Germany and Europe. Frankfurt is home to a large number of finance institutions and other businesses who have their headquarters and offices in the skyscraping zone of the city. Frankfurt’s social scene is very multicultural and the city is home to Germany’s most celebrated museum landscape, offering its guests a colourful variety of cultural highlights throughout the year.
Frankfurt is often referred to as the city of short distances, with many of the city’s visitor attractions in walking distance. The most popular pedestrian zones include the Zeil and Neue Kräme shopping promenades as well as the riverfront esplanades on the north and south sides of the River Main.
The area not to be missed is the famous museum embankment. Set side by side, the museums regularly present spectacular exhibitions of international renown. From the time-honoured Städel Museum and the impressive German Architecture Museum to the German Film Museum – the range of establishments is truly unique!
Twice a year, in spring and autumn, Frankfurt comes together to celebrate the Dippemess, the region’s largest folk fair. Don’t miss it if you are there during the event. In December, visit the Frankfurt Christmas Market, one of Germany’s largest and most popular Christmas markets, and which is well known for its festive atmosphere.
Try typical Frankfurt specialities, such as Handkäs mit Musik (small pickled cheeses served in an onion vinaigrette), loin ribs with the traditional Green Sauce, made from seven different herbs. Frankfurt is also well known for its apple wine pubs. Many traditional pubs still make a cider like beverage according to their own recipes. It is particularly popular when served as a spritzer, that is, mixed with sparkling mineral water. Tasty and cheap, a Frankfurter is a must. Visit Sachsenhausen for the many traditional taverns or kneipen where you can try the local ebbelwoi – a bit like cider but more tart.
In Frankfurt you will find large department stores, retail chains, specialist shops and designer boutiques. Most major international brand names are represented on the Zeil – Frankfurt’s popular and famous pedestrian promenade and Germany’s most profitable shopping street. Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof railway station is one of Europe’s biggest, busiest and most strikingly designed – worth a visit for the shopping alone.
Frankfurt Tourismus and Congress
Römerberg 27, 60311 Frankfurt am Main
Tel: +49 (0)69 212 38800
The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.
Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Frankfurt can be found.
While trains are the convenient way to travel in Europe, planes are essential for bringing you from overseas. Major European cities are annexed to airports hubs, while important cities or towns are served by regional airports. Frankfurt is annexed to Germany.
Frankfurt railway station(s)
Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Train Station
Address: Im Hauptbahnhof 60329 FrankfurtOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 7am to 10pm
Saturday: 7am to 10pm
Sunday: 7am to 10pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains, Regional trains (SBahn), Intercity trains (ICE)
Assistance in stations, Car parking, Tourism office, Information point, Disabled facilities, Lift, Lockers, Lounge, Currency exchange, Lost and found, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Address: Hugo-Eckener-Ring 1 60547 FrankfurtThe Frankfurt Airport is the third busiest airport in Europe; it’s also the largest airport train station in Germany, ideal as a starting point for your German vacation if you travel by rail.
Frankfurt Main Su
Address: Hedderichstraße 51 60549 Frankfurt
Frankfurt Main We
Address: Kasseler Straße 1 60486 Frankfurt
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- "Bad Experience on my trip" . 01/11/2015
It was a very bad experience to take the train in Nord station from Brussels to Frankfurt, my first journey to Germany. All trains are cancelled without prior announcement. No email was received. We know that until we took the train to this station. The staff in Brussels didn't help much and lost in temper to explain what we could do. Finally, we had to go to Midi Station to take coach to Koln and took another train to Frankfurt. It took us more than 12 hours.
- "First Euro Train Trip" Martin c. 21/10/2015
This was our first experience of long distance speed trains, coming from South Africa. It was great, clean, comfortable and a joy to experience.
- "Speedy connection" Nathan e. 12/10/2015
This was my first time on the Paris-Frankfurt train. We found it very comfortable and very speedy for the distance covered.
- "review on Paris to Frankfurt" Wai Nam s. 07/10/2015
It is a nice trip and feel good
- "Frankfurt - Paris Trip" Agung h. 15/09/2015
I had a good trip for Frankfurt to Paris.
- "Good trip" Srinivasan v. 27/08/2015
Had a problem with confirming platform for the train, platform number displayed only 5 minutes before start and had to rush with my baggage. Otherwise great trip
- "Paris to Frankfurt" Joseph h. 26/08/2015
Train car was uncomfortable a bit due to air not working as well as in other cars. But overall great trip for first time on a train.
- "perfect trip" Fatjon l. 20/08/2015
me and my wife took this train raid from paris to frankfurt. it was very nice trip and very comfortable. everything was perfect and i have nothing to complain.
- "Great way to travel" Oliver t. 16/08/2015
Easy to buy tickets online and then print at home. Quickly travel from Paris to Frankfurt. Leaves and arrives on time. Can enjoy food on the train. Have your own table for your group. Overall great experience.
- "Train Journey" Jeremy m. 02/08/2015
This was a simple 1hr trip to connect to a train to frankfurt,
- "From Paris to Frankfurt" Chetan k. 23/07/2015
Comfortable train with nice seats and leg space. There is adequate space to keep luggage which is a big relief. Punctual and right on time. If you like to watch the scenery outside, would advise you take seat on the top from where you would get a good view.
- "Zurich to Amsterdam trip on IC" Yan Lan Elaine w. 19/07/2015
Train was comfortable and punctual and refreshments available if you need to buy on route.Not too convenient for traveling with heavy luggage though as there was no help available from train or station staff. The leg room was also limited for putting luggage.
- "High speed rail experience " Arndt m. 13/07/2015
Traveling with my sons for first time in Europe. Wanted them to experience the high speed trains. Was wonderful- my only complaint would be that there was no speed posting in our train.
- "Loved the TGV" . 09/07/2015
Our round trip train ride was so well worth it.. we loved the smooth ride and the children loved sitting around the table of four where we were seated. the conductor had no time scanning our tickets which we printed out from your email. Thank you for a great trip.
- "Enjoying" Vinkesh g. 07/07/2015
I enjoyed the trip with family. The seats were comfortable and the service from the cafeteria was also great.