Explore Frankfurt by train: a city that has embraced modernity

21st-century Frankfurt is one of Germany's major cities and business hubs with a cosmopolitan outlook that is sure to impress!

International business and financial centre

Frankfurt am Main, Germany's 5th-largest city, is a thriving metropolis with a cosmopolitan and international outlook. It is one of Europe's most important financial centres and home to the European Central Bank and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. It is also the location of one of the world's largest trade fairs, Messe Frankfurt, famous for its annual motor show and book fair. This city combines the modern with the old, and the medieval city hall complex and cathedral stand side by side with 20th century skyscrapers. Its central location makes it a major traffic hub, which is well served by international airlines, an extensive road network and one of the largest rail stations in Europe.

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Shops, nature, and everything in between

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Your visit starts when you arrive at the impressive Frankfurt Central Train Station, a vast complex built in neo-renaissance and neo-classic style. You can spend your day visiting the many museums, strolling along the Main River or admiring the city's architecture. Climb the 43 metres of the Goethe Tower, which dates back to 1931 and offers the best views of the Frankfurt skyline. Shoppers lack for nothing in Frankfurt's many shopping areas offering everything from retail chains and luxury boutiques to second-hand book stores and food markets. Finally, Frankfurt is also home to numerous parks and two botanical gardens, where you can take a welcome break from the business of the city. Go see it for yourself!

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