Frankfurt – Hauptwache –

The Hauptwache is a central point and is one of the most famous plazas in Frankfurt. In 1730 the baroque house was built was the headquarters of the city’s Stadtwehr militia when Frankfurt was an independent city. Nowadays, the square serves as one of the most important crosspoints of the Frankfurt public transport system. The . . . → Read More: Frankfurt – Hauptwache –

Frankfurt in the Gloaming

Frankfurt is one of the few European cities with a significant number of skyscrapers, which are high-rise office buildings and are located in the financial district (Bankenviertel) near the city centre.

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Frankfurt – Eisener Steg –

The Eiserner Steg (Iron Bridge) is a pedestrian-only bridge over the Main river and connects the incorporations Römerberg and Sachsenhausen. The bridge was built in the year 1868 and was the second bridge to cross the Main in Frankfurt.

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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 . . . → Read More: Frankfurt, Main

Pferdekoppel (Paddock)

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Felsenmeer (sea of rock)

The term felsenmeer comes from the German meaning „sea of rock“ or blockfield and is a surface covered by block-sized angular rocks. The freeze-thaw weathering has broken up rock formations, which occurs when water that is trapped along microcracks in rock expands and contracts due to fluctuations in temperature above and below the freezing point.

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Lindenfels

Lindenfels is a town in southern Hesse, Germany and known as the “Pearl of the Odenwald”. In the middle of the town stand the ruins of the Lindenfels castle with a great view into the distance over the Weschnitz valley.

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Reichelsheim

Reichelsheim is a community in Hesse, Germany. It is located in the middle Odenwald and was first mentioned in 1303. The Schloss Reichenberg (Richenburg Castle) was first mentioned in 1307 and was used as a private upperclass boys’ school from 1876 to 1924. Nowadays, it is a publicly accessible international meeting and conference centre with . . . → Read More: Reichelsheim

Fürstenlager

The Fürstenlager was built around 1790 by the landgrave and grand duke of Hesse-Darmstadt in Bensheim-Auerbach, Germany. The park includes over 50 exotic trees and bushes, e.g. the 150 years old giant redwood and a multitude of different buildings in the back.

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Waldkunst

The first sculptur is named „Time Bomb“ from Ernest Daetwyler and is placed in the forest near the US army base in Darmstadt. The whole work is built from wooden elements found around Darmstadt: chairs, beds or tables… Everything returned to the point of their origin.

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