The appearance of Frankfurt-am-Main, a town in the heart of Europe, define contrasts past and present, art and commerce, vigorous activity and quiet sleepy. Unconditional international center in Frankfurt do, including, international exhibitions that are held here, such as an exhibition vehicle IAA, International Book Fair, as well as location in the major financial institutions, numerous cultural events held here, and a convenient downtown location.
Tourist Attractions in Frankfurt-am-Main
Goethe House and Museum, which was born a great writer, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, a perfect reflection of life and lifestyles of the wealthy citizens of the XVIII century. From St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche) linked a significant number of historical events, it was here in 1848, met the first freely elected parliament in Germany. Römer Square (Römerberg) and complex of medieval buildings Roemer (Römer), which for centuries housed the town hall, is a historic city center.
Quarter of banks (Bankenviertel)
The financial center of Germany, a quarter of banks in Frankfurt, and his unique skyscrapers is particularly well visible from the shore of the river Main (Main). A skyscraper "Mayntauer» (Maintower) at an altitude of 200 m is an observation deck, which offers a magnificent view of the city, the river Main and the Taunus mountain range (Taunus) on the horizon. High above the ground at the skyscrapers are also open numerous restaurants and bars.
Römer Square (Römerberg) and Roemer (Römer)
The historical center of Frankfurt, with its magnificent half-timbered houses was rebuilt in 1986 on the original plans. In the corner house, "Grosser Engel-" (German "big angel», Großer Engel) in the XVII century, founded the first bank in Frankfurt. The Gothic facade of the three houses of wealthy citizens of the XIV century, standing in a row, form an impressive panorama, are known as Roemer (on an average home system) and are a symbol of Frankfurt. In Roemer City Hall is located, and to this day sitting mayor of Frankfurt.
St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche)
St. Paul's Church (1789-1833) with side arcades is the national symbol of freedom and democracy. In 1848 the church was the site of the first ever German National Assembly. Fundamental provisions designed assembly, to this day are important parts of the Basic Law of Germany. During the Second World War the church was destroyed and rebuilt after the war, and today is not acting, and has the status of the "cradle of German democracy." In the church are important political and cultural events awarded the prestigious prize.
Exhibitions in Frankfurt:
Frankfurt is one of the oldest venues of the world: in 1240 the Emperor Frederick gave the city the privilege of holding fairs. Today, the walls of the exhibition grounds in Frankfurt annually hosts approximately 50 exhibitions, involving some 40 thousand exhibitors and more than 1.5 million visitors. Traditionally held in Frankfurt major exhibition of consumer goods, as well as the world's leading exhibition of machinery and textile industries.
The international exhibition of consumer goods Ambiente
Exhibition Ambiente - the leading international exhibition of consumer goods. Each year it attracts about 140 thousand specialists of ca. 90 countries worldwide. Exhibition area of Ambiente trade fair more than 190 000 m². More than 4,500 exhibitors showcase decorative items for home, kitchen utensils, souvenirs and gifts, jewelry and other accessories in the field of design.
Auto Parts and Accessories Exhibition Automechanika
Exhibition Automechanika - Leading Trade Fair for auto parts and accessories. The exhibition is held every two years, is attended by some 4,500 exhibitors from 72 countries and more than 160 000 visitors. In addition to the world's leading industrial companies at the exhibition can have direct contact with many German shop. The exhibition has a high reputation among specialists (91% of total visitors).
The Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse)
Within five days of the Frankfurt Book Fair presents to its guests books, comics, magazines and newspapers, maps, calendars, and objects of art of various subjects. Every year in October at the Frankfurt trade fair attracts over 7,200 exhibitors from 101 countries and 280 000 visitors. The exhibition program includes many activities and special cultural events.