Daily Life in Frankfurt
For stock brokers working in the Frankfurt
stock exchange a typical day doesn't end until the New York
Stock Exchange closes. They are constantly on tenterhooks
when it comes to activities on Wall Street, glued to their
cell phones and keeping electronic pagers on them at all times.
- However not everyone in this city
is in finance. Many others allow themselves some leisure
time after work at one of the city's many bars,
maybe drinking an Ebbelwoi (Apfelwein
or apple wine in the dialect used in Hesse), the region's
- People in Frankfurt are open and friendly
and you will be sure to find them in bars socializing with
the next table along.
- The Frankfurt of today is the result of
a fusion of a score of minor municipalities. However, despite
the over half a million inhabitants, one doesn't get the
feeling of being in a large city.
- Frankfurt is not just an agglomeration of
skyscrapers bunched together in a financial district; it
also has enormous parks stretching all over its city centre,
such as the Botanic Gardens or the Palmengarten
with a group of greenhouses harbouring exotic
- Frankfurt 's cultural life is especially
important: the Schirn
Museum, the Staedel
Institute of Art along the Museum Embankment, the Museum
of Modern Art, the Leibig
Municipal Museum of Sculpture, the Museum
of Architecture and Film. There is also a great selection
of theatre, ballet and concerts.
- For more information on Frankfurt's nightlife
Why not draw your own conclusions while
here in Germany for a German
Language Course in Frankfurt?
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