Frankfurt is one of the business and financial centres of Germany. The city hosts the German Stock exchange, many important international trade shows and a busy international airport. Frankfurt is a bustling cosmopolitan city where many national travel routes intersect. Therefore it's no surprise that the city of Goethe is a cultured one!
The city has more than 30 museums, numerous art galleries, fine architecture, plenty of music and number of music festivals. The Städel Museum, in the heart of the city, houses a fantastic collection of fine art spanning 700 years while the German Film Museum is dedicated to film production and technology. Art lovers should head to the Museum of Modern Art. Anyone looking for music should visit the Old Opera House where concerts ranging from contemporary and pop music to classical are held.
Goethe House, where Johann Wolfgang Goethe was born, has a museum and exhibition devoted to the great writer and statesman.
Every October the Frankfurt Book Fair attracts all the important figures from the world of literature. The Frankfurt Motor Show is another activity that is loved by petrol-heads the world over.