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Enjoying the sights and sounds of Frankfurt
Frankfurt is a city of dramatic contrasts, thanks to the combination of medieval and modern buildings. Visitors enjoy its rich culture, architectural wonders and amusement options. The city is a good place to spend time outdoors. It features popular riverbanks and recreational parks that attract hordes of sunbathers, strollers and picnickers. Frankfurt's south bank is home to upscale restaurants, bars and pubs for an awesome nightlife. The Senckenberg Natural History Museum displays a variety of plants and extinct animals, including dinosaurs and dioramas of animals in their natural habitats. The Frankfurt Zoo houses snakes, alligators, fish, spiders, amphibians and insects.
Time for Frankfurt
With year-round major events and a temperate climate, Frankfurt is a destination for all seasons. Late spring to mid-summer is the ideal time to visit; the city enjoys sunny and warm summers with the occasional hot day. The metropolis comes alive in August when it hosts the Rheingau Wine Festival and the Museum Embankment Festival. This is in addition to the Skyscraper Festival, Frankfurt Book Fair, Festival of Stoneware and the Frankfurt Motor Show at different times of the year.
What you need to know about Frankfurt
You can find visitor information centres at Römer in Old Town, another at the main train station (close to the main exit) and on the airport's first floor of the Arrivals Hall B. The information offices can assist visitors in finding accommodation.
Important Frankfurt facts
You can take advantage of convenient airport transfers available at the Flughafen Frankfurt Main Airport. The facility is served by high-speed InterCity (IC) and InterCity Express (ICE) trains, which run every 15 minutes to central Frankfurt. Frankfurt-Hahn Airport offers a regular bus service that runs every one and half hours between 3am and 8pm, but this will take around 2 hours. Taxicabs are available at train stations, taxi stands and outside hotels.