Areas of Frankfurt
Considering the area of Frankfurt am Main on the card, travelers know that, administratively, the city is divided into 16 districts, which consist in turn of the 46 districts.
Name and description of the main areas
- Old Town (Altstadt): interest is the area of the Römerberg with City Hall "Römer" (a complex of buildings, which is particularly notable Imperial Hall, a decoration which serves a collection of images 52 emperors), a sculptural fountain Justice (depicts the Roman goddess of justice - Justice) and the church of St. Nicholas (it reflects the style of the Renaissance, on the facades can see decorative elements in red on a background of pale stone, the church bells ringing three times a day, attracting the attention of tourists). In addition, guests will be able to visit the Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (visitors will see the clock tower, portal, decorated with statues of Jesus Christ and the apostles, as well as jewelry, crowns, scepters and other items in the local museum) and the Archaeological Garden (invited to walk around the ruins and explore foundations of buildings that reflect different times, and then look at their bronze models).
- Sachsenhausen: iconic landmarks - museumsufer: there are cultural events, such as "Holiday on the Museum Embankment" (August) and "Night of Museums" (spring). It will be possible to visit the Museum of Hirsch (then offer acquainted with the works of local artists), the Historical Museum (in the exhibition features 600,000 artifacts), the Museum of German architecture (changing the exposure can admire the world's architectural projects and trends), German kinomuzee (thanks to the exhibits will be able to learn, as the film developed from the 19th century to the present day), the Museum of icons (it is worth to come to see the Bulgarian, greek, Russian and other icons).
- Westend: it is recommended to visit the Senckenberg Museum (guests are offered a look at the crystals and meteorites, stuffed birds, skeletons of dinosaurs, fossils from the Messel Pit Fossil Site in form of amphibians, fish, aquatic and terrestrial insects) and palm garden (in the botanical garden with an area of 20 hectares, grow trees , a variety of shrubs and flowers, you can go boating on the lake and visit the pavilion with 100 species of butterflies, children will be offered a ride on the miniature railway, spend time on the playground and in the children's snack kiosk Kiko).
- Quarter banks: here rush wishing to see and to photograph skyscrapers Eurotower (a 40-storey skyscraper and the ECB headquarters), Commerzbank Tower (famous for its gardens, located on each side of a skyscraper, for example, in the south you can visit the Mediterranean, in the East - Asian in the west - in the North American garden) and the Main Tower (56-storey skyscraper has an observation deck and panoramic restaurant, where guests are able to taste German beer on draft).
Where to stay tourists
Travelers who want to save money canstop in the station quarter. You will find something to do, and the youth of the company - in the area they will find the street with night clubs (you can look at the "Hotel Concorde" - the way will take about 5 minutes to the train station). With regard to the interests of the cultural holiday, they should pay attention to accommodation facilities close to the Museum Embankment.