St. Paul’s Church
St. Paul’s Church was first consecrated in 1833. It was totally
destroyed in 1944 during World War II. Reconstruction began
shortly after the war ended and the church was consecrated on 18
May 1948 during the centennial celebration of the German
National Assembly. Since then it has served as a memorial to the
beginnings of German democracy.Zeil shopping mile
of Europe’s top shopping streets, where virtually every
well-known department-store and brand name is to be found. But
this shopping mile also offers specialist shops with an
extensive range of first-class goods.Main Tower
Main Tower takes its name from the river. Completed in 1999, it
was Europe's first high-rise building with fully-glazed facades.
It is in fact comprised of two linked buildings: one square, 170
metres high, the other round, 199.5 metres high. The Main Tower
houses the city’s only publicly accessible viewing platform.
Old Sachsenhausen quarter
Narrow cobblestone lanes, tiny
squares with timber-framed houses, fountains and a wealth of
history. Welcoming taverns, one after another, with long wooden
tables and benches where visitors and locals sit to raise a
glass of apple wine in traditional ribbed glasses and wash down
a local beef or cheese speciality or a pretzel.
Frankfurt stages around 50 trade fairs every
year. And there is plenty of space – 476,000 square metres, the
world’s third largest exhibition area. And it’s easy to find:
the exhibition tower literally towers 256 metres into the air.
Frankfurt Zoo, established in 1858, is
among the oldest in the world. It is home to over 4,500 animals
from 500 different species in open compounds and animal houses.
The zoo also boasts Europe's largest area for nocturnal animals,
where visitors can watch as day becomes night.