Frankfurt am Main city life
Frankfurt am Main has a little something for everybody, from an eclectic architecture, world famous events, and a hectic business life, to numerous tourist attractions, cultural and artistic celebrations, and green oasis for relaxation.
Major landmarks to add on your city-tour list include: Römer, Frankfurt Cathedral (Dom), Saint Paul's Church (Paulskirche), the Archaeological Garden, Haus Wertheim, Iron Bridge, the Old Opera, the Eschenheimer Tower, Saint Catherine's Church, Frankfurt Central Station, the Palmengarten (Germany's largest botanical garden), and the Botanical Garden of the Goethe University.
Frankfurt is home to one of the most diverse and densely concentrated collections of museums in Germany and you should take the opportunity to visit the Städel Museum, the German Film Museum, the German Museum of Architecture, the Liebieghaus Sculpture Collection, the Museum of World Cultures, the Senckenberg Natural History Museum and the Museum of Communication.
Frankfurt’s skyline is crossed by 14 skyscrapers and many other high-rise building, such as Commerzbank Tower, Messeturm, and the Main Tower, and many are accessible for tourist visits.
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's largest trade fairs, including the Frankfurt Motor Show, the world's largest motor show, and the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world's largest book fair.
International atmosphere in Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt is Europe’s best version of New York City, also nicknamed “Mainhattan”, resembling the American city not only in terms of economy, but also in terms of diversity of population. Frankfurt is a truly multicultural city, home to people of 180 different nationalities that make up about 25% of Frankfurt residents.
The largest groups of foreigners come from Turkey, Afghanistan, Italy, Croatia, Serbia, Poland, Greece, and Russia. In the highly individualized small neighborhoods of Frankfurt, you will hear people speaking Turkish, Italian, Chinese, English and Spanish.
Weather Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt benefits of moderately cold winters and warm summers, with monthly average temperatures ranging from 1°C (33°F) in January to 20°C (68°F) in July. The city receives a moderate amount of rainfall, which is spread fairly evenly through the year.