Thus said, the city attracts a lot of business tourists who want to mix leisure with business. Below are a few things you may need to know about Frankfurt before visiting.

5 things you need to know about Frankfurt
5 things you need to know about Frankfurt

Frankfurt is home to 2.3 million people and is thus the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. After the European Union was expanded, the geographical center of the union changed to 40 kilometers due east of Frankfurt.

 

In continental Europe, Frankfurt is the largest financial center with institutions such as European Central Bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt Stock Exchange and several large commercial banks calling it home. In fact, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange transacts 90 % of the whole German turnover.

 

Thus said, the city attracts a lot of business tourists who want to mix leisure with business. Below are a few things you may need to know about Frankfurt before visiting.

1. Frankfurt is a Logistical Hub

From Frankfurt, you can go to any part of Europe and by extension the world. It boasts an elaborate air, rail and highway transport infrastructure; with Frankfurt Airport being home to the German carrier Lufthansa.

2. Tourist Attractions

Of the over 4 million tourists that grace the city, 90 percent of them will have visited the following destinations: Frankfurt Motor Show, Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt Book Fair, museums such as Städel, Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, and Goethe House as well as botanical gardens such as Palmengarten and the Botanical Garden of the Goethe University.

3. Festivals

Frankfurt is a city of festivals if the numbers of celebrations held every year are anything to go by. Among the most popular festivals include; Museums Riverbank Festival, Festival of Stoneware, Day of the forest, Night of the museums, Night of the clubs, festival of light, Skyscraper Festival, among others. Make sure you attend at least one of the festivals - it will be a memorable experience.

4. Nightlife

For an absolutely amazing evening, visit the Ostend district where the Frankfurt’s nightclubs, bars and restaurants. Among the most popular nightlife joints include; King Kamehameha Club, U60311, Living XXL, Velvet Club, Cooky's, Odeon, Monza, Travolta and many more.

5. Climate

The city of Frankfurt is characterized with temperate-oceanic climate which feature moderately warm summers and moderately cold winters. The annual average temperature in the city is 10.6 degrees Celsius. If you want to visit the city, May to September is the best time since they are warmer.

Frankfurt is a business city. If you are looking to grow your business as you enjoy some pretty good leisure activities, it is the city to beat.

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