Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The place where I first landed in Germany in July 2003 is Frankfurt am Main in its International airport. But I was able to have a quick tour in this famous city of Germany last March of this year. We had a great time as we went around in this city. It is a city worth visiting for!!! I am sharing some evidence that I was here…those are some photos of course!! below is also a bit info or history about Frankfurt an Main

Am Roemerberg in Frankfurt am Main, the oldest historic traces of settlement in Frankfurt. these buildings are already hundred years old!!

background are the sky scrapers in Frankfurt with the Euro sign…

view of the city ..photo taken by me..

there she is in Frankfurt train station!! she’s really having fun!!

Frankfurt am Main (German: [ˈfʁaŋkfʊɐtʰ], English: [ˈfɹæŋkfɜːt]) is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany, with a 2007 population of 667,598. The urban area had an estimated population of 2.26 million in 2001. The city is at the centre of the larger Frankfurt Rhine Main Region which has a population of 5.3 million and is Germany’s second largest metropolitan area.

Situated on the River Main, Frankfurt is the financial and transportation centre of Germany and one of the two largest financial centres in continental Europe, the other being Paris. It is the place of residence of the European Central Bank, the German Federal Bank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the Frankfurt Trade Fair, as well as several large commercial banks. Frankfurt International Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports, Frankfurt Central Station is one of the largest terminal stations in Europe, and the Frankfurter Kreuz (Autobahn interchange) is the most heavily used interchange in continental Europe. Frankfurt is the only German city listed as one of ten Alpha world cities.

Among English speakers the city is commonly known simply as “Frankfurt”, though Germans occasionally call it by its full name when it is necessary to distinguish it from the other (significantly smaller) Frankfurt in the German state of Brandenburg, known as Frankfurt (Oder). It is also called Frankfort-on-the-Main in English, a translation of Frankfurt am Main. (wikipedia.org)

 
 

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