Travel Tips to Germany: Frankfurt City

Known as the financial center of Germany, Frankfurt is much more so. Unlike what many think, it is not like the big cities we know: crowded, noisy and chaotic. Forgetting its skyscrapers (the largest in Europe) contemporary architecture occupied by large multinationals, the city has a bucolic atmosphere. This maybe because the tall buildings follow the European standards that do not allow blocking the horizon. In addition, the city is home to Goethe, features historic attractions, art and architecture. Thirst for fairs, events and exhibitions, Frankfurt is quiet and displays historical traditions, cultural wonders and natural beauty.

To enjoy a beautiful panoramic view, it is not difficult to find a building that has a restaurant or cafe on the top floors. Already in the streets, walking around the valley Römer square and observe the architecture of the houses timbers contrasting with contemporary architecture mentioned above. At Christmastime, Römer gives space to a large fair held traditionally. With exhibits many treats and crafts options, among many other items natalinos, the place turns into great meeting point for locals and visitors who want to do Christmas shopping.

Another option for those looking for culture and knowledge is walking on the banks of the river Main, there we can find 12 of the 32 museums that the city hosts.

And speaking of museums, it pays to know the Museum / House of Goethe (Goethe) and know a bit more about the history of this great and renowned German writer who collected passions throughout his life. Goethe’s room, you can see the desk where he recorded his first poems. And on the wall, you’ll see some drawings that the German writer did during his childhood. In the music room, the visitor can check closely the musical interest of the family: Goethe played piano while his father, lute. His mother and sister usually sing.

Beside the Goethe House, is another interesting museum: art lovers can check the space that has different paintings exhibited by German artists such as Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840).

Following these tips sights, for sure you will enjoy and know that Frankfurt has to offer!