Frankfurt, Main

Frankfurt is the largest city in Hesse and is situated at the centre of the larger Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region. The city is known as the financial, trade fair and transportation centre of Germany and the largest financial centre in continental Europe. The city has been Germany’s financial centre for centuries and it is the home of a number of major banks and brokerages. The airport is the third busiest airport by passenger traffic in Europe. Furthermore, it is is Germany’s most expensive city, and the 10th most expensive in the world…

Frankfurt is one of the few European cities with a significant number of skyscrapers, meaning buildings at least 150 m (492.13 ft) tall and 12 out of a total of 13 skyscapers in Germany are located in Frankfurt.

The Römer is a complex of nine houses and the middle house became the city hall, which includes on the upper floor the Kaisersaal („Emperor’s Hall“) where the newly crowned emperors held their banquets.




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