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Frankfurt is an internationally diverse city, has many great things to offer; from arts, outdoors, and shopping, to historic buildings and high-rises.

Frankfurt is an internationally diverse city, has many great things to offer; from arts, outdoors, and shopping, to historic buildings and high-rises.

Population: 701.350

Is the largest financial centre in continental Europe and ranks among the world's leading financial centres.

Due to its central location within Germany and Europe, Frankfurt is a major air, rail and highway transport hub.

Is also a centre for commerce, culture, education, tourism and web traffic. Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's largest trade fairs at 578,000 square metres and ten exhibition halls, a central logistics centre and an attached convention centre. Major trade fairs include the Frankfurt Motor Show, the world's largest motor show, and the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world's largest book fair.

Frankfurt has a temperate-oceanic climate,  with moderately cold winters and warm summers. Its average annual temperature is 10.6 °C (51.1 °F), with monthly mean temperatures ranging from 1.6 °C (34.9 °F) in January to 20.0 °C (68.0 °F) in July.


The Frankfurt public transportation system (RMV; Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund,  includes regional trains (RB), regional express trains (RE), S-Bahn, U-Bahn, trams and buses. The system allows you to travel with all methods of transportation on one ticket. 

The U-Bahn (metro) comprises seven lines serving the centre of the city. There is a variety of tickets, and prices depend how far you are travelling and the time of the day. Reduced fares are available Mon to Fri 18:30-06:00 and 09:00-16:00, and all day at weekends and public holidays (excluding the airport). 

 A single ticket costs €2.30. If you're travelling less than 2km (usually three stops) buy the Kurzstrecke ticket (short journey; €1.50). If you?re going to use public transport more than three times a day, get the Tageskarte (day ticket, €5.80). If you're travelling to or from the airport, get the Einzelfahrt Frankfurt Airport (single ticket, €3.70), or the Tageskarte Frankfurt Airport day ticket (€9.10).

Taxis can usually be found outside the major S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations, at the central station, the south station, the airport, the trade fair and in the crowded inner-city shopping streets. Frankfurt has also a network of modern cycle routes throughout city. Many of the long distance bike routes into the city have cycle tracks that are separate from motorised vehicle traffic.


Here are some things you can do and places you can visit in this beautiful city!

Goethestraße: Frankfurt too has its glamorous 'Fifth Avenue'. Customers with expensive taste in designer fashions and exclusive jewellery, for example, are bound to find what they want in Goethestraße.

Fressgass: The nickname, 'Fressgass,' for the pedestrian zone between Opernplatz and Börsenstraße is justified. Here there is a large selection of restaurants and various fine food shops.

Wolkenkratzer Festival: (Skyscraper Festival) is unique in Germany. For two days most of the skyscrapers in Downtown Frankfurt are open to the public, which is normally not the case, apart from the Main Tower observation deck. Skydivers, base jumpers, fireworks and laser shows were extra attractions.

Museumsuferfest: A major festival in the city is the Museumsuferfest (Museums Riverbank Festival). It is one of the biggest cultural festivals in Germany which attracts more than 3 million visitors over a period of 3 days. 


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