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Frankfurt sightseeing Map Cathedral Dom Zoo Alter Oper Römer Goethe House St Paul's church Palmengarten Old Bridge

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Frankfurt am Main

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Frankfurt am Main sightseeing There is plenty to see in Frankfurt am Main. The unique skyline , is visible for miles. The Römer , Frankfurt Cathedral and St. Paul’s Church are all absolute must-sees. The Main metropolis is actually well known for its many beautiful parks and gardens, while the popular Palmengarten , the city’s botanical gardens, impresses with plant life from all across the globe. Frankfurt Zoo is another popular family destination, one that looks back on over 150 years of history and tradition. Expect yet another memorable experience at the time-honoured Höchst Porcelain Manufactory , where the secrets of porcelain manufacture are revealed. More vivid history is on display at the Goethe-House , birthplace of Frankfurt’s favourite son. You’ll be able to get a taste of Frankfurt apple wine during a stop-over in Old Sachsenhausen . Here, in the city of short distances, you’ll find that most downtown sightseeing attractions are within walking distance of one another.

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The Bamberg Cathedral of St. Peter and St. George is one of the German imperial cathedrals with its four towers and is the dominant structure of the World Heritage Bamberg's Old Town . Bamberg Cathedral

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Bamberg Cathedral

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Bamberg Cathedral

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The Römer (German surname, "Roman") is a medieval building in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and one of the city's most important landmarks. It has been the city hall ( Rathaus ) for 600 years. Römer

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Römer

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Römer

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The Alte Oper ( Old Opera ) is a concert hall and former opera house in Frankfurt am Main,Germany. It was inaugurated in 1880, bombed in 1944, and rebuilt slowly in the 1970s, reopening only in 1981. The city's opera company operates now at a nearby modern building while the Alte Oper serves as home to the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Alte Oper

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Alte Oper

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Alte Oper

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The Goethe House in the Innenstadt district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany, was the family residence of the Goethe family, most notably Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, until 1795. Johann Wolfgang, a famous German writer, artist, and politician was born here in 1749 to his parents, Johann Caspar Goethe, a lawyer, and Katherine Elisabeth Textor, daughter of the mayor ( Bürgermeister ) of Frankfurt. Goethe House

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Goethe House

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Goethe House

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St Paul's Church in Frankfurt am Main is a church with important political symbolism in Germany. It was started as a Lutheran church in 1789 coincidentally the same year as the French Revolution. By 1849, it had become the seat of the Frankfurt Parliament, the first publicly and freely-elected German legislative body. St Paul's church

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St . Paul's church

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St . Paul's church

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The Frankfurt Zoological Garden i s the zoo of Frankfurt , Germany . It features over 5,000 animals of more than 600 species on more than 13 hectares . The zoo was founded in 1858 and is the second oldest Zoo in Germany. Frankfurt Zoological Garden

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Frankfurt Zoological Garden

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The Palmengarten (22 hectares) is one of two botanical gardens in Frankfurt am Main and the largest garden of its kind in Germany. It is located in the Westend-Süd district. Like many public sites in Frankfurt, it was privately financed and implemented by the architect Heinrich Siesmayer. Work was completed in 1871 and opened to the public. Palmengarten

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Palmengarten

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Palmengarten

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A unique feature of Frankfurt is its significant number of skyscrapers in the city center which form the Frankfurt skyline. Frankfurt is one of only a few cities in the European Union that have such a skyline, the others being London, Milan,  and La Défense in the outer Paris region. Because of the city's skyline, Germans sometimes refer to Frankfurt am Main as "Mainhattan". Commerzbank Tower , 259 m (849.74 ft) , Europe's tallest building (1997–2003) Skyscrapers

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Skyscrapers

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Skyscrapers

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The Iron Bridge is a pedestrian bridge built in 1868 in Frankfurt am Main, which the Romans mountain with the district Sachsenhausen and connects to the main leads. It is 170 meters long, is made ​​of riveted steel truss bridge piers with two power and style, the Gothic Revival attributed. Since the time of the creation of the material, the term "iron" was common, the bridge was named after . Iron Bridge

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The Greek motto, which spans the steel structure, is a quotation from Homer's Odyssey and Relic Museum Embankment Festival in 2001, when Greece host country of the book fair was: ΠΛΕΩΝ ΕΠΙ ΟΙΝΟΠΑ ΠΟΝΤΟΝ ΕΠ ΑΛΛΟΘΡΟΟΥΣ ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΥΣ , " sailing on sea towards people of other language " . Iron Bridge

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The Old Bridge in Frankfurt am Main is the oldest and until the mid-19th Century, the only stone bridge on the lower reaches of the River Main. She joined the Middle Ages until 1914, the tramline in the Frankfurt center with the bridge road in Sachsenhausen. Since it was first documented in 1222, the development of Frankfurt was inseparable from her. It was over the centuries, destroyed at least 18 times and renewed. Old Bridge

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Old Bridge

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The Frankfurt International Airport is by far the largest German commercial airport and one of the world's major aviation hubs.  In 2011 in Frankfurt, a total 56.4 million passengers were recorded. With about 2.2 million tons, the Frankfurt airport, the largest cargo volume of all airports in Europe and the world's seventh-highest. Frankfurt International Airport

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Frankfurt International Airport

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Enjoy your trip! Created by Vassiliki Tsichritzi, April 2013 Music: Will. I. Am: the traveling song

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