Living in Frankfurt
Frankfurt is the largest city in the German state Hessen and is located on both sides of the Main river in south-west Germany. The cityscape is predominantly shapes by the numerous skyscrapers that are usually the home of one of the many major financial institutions located in Frankfurt, like the European Central Bank. Frankfurt is the major financial centre in Europe and attracts a lot of people who are living in Frankfurt due to business reasons. Therefore, Frankfurt is also a very diverse city as people come to make a living in Frankfurt from all over the world.
For that reason, Frankfurt’s airport is also one of the busiest and you can fly almost anywhere you want from there. Additionally, Frankfurt is a traffic hub for the German motorway network. This is also why Frankfurt is considered the transportation centre of Germany. When living in Frankfurt you also have access to a rapid transit system in the form of S-Bahn, U-Bahn and tram. This might be your preferred transport option as the streets in the city are usually filled with cars, especially during rush hour.
Next to its highly developed commercial area, the city is also comprised of several green areas and parks, including the botanical garden, which is one of the perks of living in Frankfurt. The old city centre, Römerberg, dates back to the 14th and 15th century and builds a beautiful contrast to the modern architecture that dominate the city’s skyline. Frankfurt is further known for accommodating the world’s largest trade fairs.