Girls just want to have fun! We were two American girls on an adventure in the middle of a very German city– with no destination. I was grateful that Megan’s German language skills because while most Germans start learning English from a very young age, there are still quite a few Germans who are unable to speak English. With that being said, we were able to navigate the city easily, and I managed to add a few new German words to my word bank. Prost!
We spent at least 45 minutes on this bridge lol
Ten Observations about Frankfurt, Germany
1. People were really fascinated by the tall buildings. This city hosts two of the European Union’s tallest skyscrapers
2.Food seemed to be really inexpensive in this city. Frankfurt is home of the Frankfurter, the famous sausage
3.Frankfurt is the most important financial center for the European continent
4. The city is the fifth largest city in Germany after Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne
6.Frankfurt is located on both sides of the Main River
7. The city’s actual name is Frankfurt-am-Main (Frankfurt on the Main)
8. Goethe museum is located in this city
9.During ancient times, Frankfurt was the center of the Holy Roman Empire where kings – and later emperors – were crowned.
10. Frankfurt was heavily bombed during World War II, killing roughly 5,500 residents and destroying the historic city center. The city center has been rebuilt since then.