Flight tickets from Durban to Frankfurt

Welcome to Frankfurt, the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth largest city in Germany. Also known as the "Mainhattan" of Europe, Frankfurt is a modern metropolis with a beautiful skyline, elegant shopping arcades, eclectic culture, and a rich history. Over the years, Frankfurt has become one of the most important economic and financial centers in Europe, and home to a diverse range of international businesses and institutions. In this text, readers will explore the many facets of this dynamic city, from its iconic landmarks and attractions, to its renowned cuisine and nightlife.

Getting to Know Frankfurt

Frankfurt is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth largest city in Germany. It has a population of about 735,000 people. Frankfurt is part of the Central European Time Zone and operates on Central European Summer Time from March to October. The official language of Frankfurt is German, but English and other languages are widely spoken in the city. The currency used in Frankfurt is the Euro, which is the official currency of the European Union.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Frankfurt is classified as oceanic (Cfb) with slightly warmer summer temperatures and cooler winter temperatures compared to other inland cities of Europe. It has a mild winter, with a temperature around 6 °C (43 °F), and an average high of 12 °C (54 °F). Summers are warm and moderately humid, with an average of 17 to 25 °C (63 to 77 °F), and rarely exceeding 30 °C (86 °F). The city receives an average of 836 mm (33 in) of rain per year, with a peak in June and July. Frankfurt also experiences occasional humidity levels of 80% or more, particularly during hot summers. Some snow occurs during winter but is often quickly melted by the rainfall. While Frankfurt has a moderate climate, the summer months can be quite hot and humid.

Touring Frankfurt: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Frankfurt: Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA) and Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN). To get from Frankfurt am Main Airport to downtown Frankfurt, you can take the regional train (S-Bahn or Regionalbahn) for €4.90 (one way). The journey usually takes around 10 minutes. You can also take a taxi from Frankfurt am Main Airport to downtown Frankfurt, which will cost approximately €20. The journey usually takes between 15–20 minutes. Yes, you can change money at Frankfurt Airport at the currency exchange counters located in both Terminals 1 and 2.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Frankfurt

  1. Frankfurt has a long and storied cultural history: the city was historically an Imperial Free City, meaning it was ruled independently of any German Principalities and as such built strong political, economic, and architecture cultures in the Middle Ages
  2. Today, the city is most famous for its diverse international flair, and is one of the most important financial centers in the world.
  3. Frankfurt is also home to plenty of cultural attractions, including the Goethe House, Städel Museum and the Frankfurt Opera House, making it an ideal spot for culture-loving tourists

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