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Old July 28th, 2012, 10:06 PM   #1
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Frankfurt + daytrips in Germany and elsewhere

Ive recently moved to Frankfurt which is great as the city is really nice and also the center of a huge transportation network. From here I plan to make many day trips and long weekends to explore Germany and hopefully some nearby countries as well

So naturally I will be starting in Frankfurt itself. The main feature of the city is it's amazing skyline. Here are some panorama's of "Mainhatten" at slightly different times of day or from different locations:

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Frankfurt skyline Panorama by barnyz, on Flickr

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Old July 28th, 2012, 10:08 PM   #2
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Frankfurt's skyline from more elevated positions

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Frankfurt skyline Panorama by barnyz, on Flickr

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Old July 28th, 2012, 10:13 PM   #3
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As well as skyscrapers Frankfurt still has a few older buildings that have been reconstructed after the destruction during WW2

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Frankfurt Panorama by barnyz, on Flickr

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Frankfurt Panorama by barnyz, on Flickr

Frankfurt seems like a good place for shopping and has some nice shopping centers. This one on the main street called the Zeil has a wierd glass tube going through it

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Old July 28th, 2012, 11:59 PM   #4
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Old July 29th, 2012, 12:23 AM   #5
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Lucky you. Frankfurt is a good place to be. Feels like being right in the middle of everything.
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Old July 29th, 2012, 12:40 AM   #6
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Nice.
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Old July 29th, 2012, 01:06 AM   #7
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High res, high quality pics- I will visit this thread on a regular base I think
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Old July 29th, 2012, 08:31 PM   #8
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Well done!
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Old July 29th, 2012, 08:54 PM   #9
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Great shots
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Old July 30th, 2012, 12:44 AM   #10
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VERY NICE shots.
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Old July 30th, 2012, 01:46 PM   #11
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thanks for the fantastic photos...
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Old July 30th, 2012, 07:13 PM   #12
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Great, very nice photos from Frankfurt
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Old July 30th, 2012, 10:40 PM   #13
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Thanks all for the kind comments. Frankfurt is very photogenic

Here are some more normal sized photos:

Of course I had to visit the cathedral. The spire is quite visible on the skyline and is most impressive (shame about some of the surrounding buildings, however I believe they are reconstructing another set of pre-war buildings so hopefully this will improve the area)
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Frankfurt am Main Cathedral by barnyz, on Flickr

The interior was reconstructed after being devastated in WW2
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Old July 30th, 2012, 10:50 PM   #14
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Some of the many skyscrapers from ground level
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Frankfurt am Main by barnyz, on Flickr

I like the contrast between the old stone buildings and the gleaming modern shinyscrapers
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Sir Norman Foster's Commerz Bank tower. Tallest building in Frankfurt I think
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Old July 30th, 2012, 10:55 PM   #15
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In my first few weeks there seemed to be a nice sunset everynight. Hopefully at some point I will catch up with work and sleep and go out and take some night shots

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Frankfurt am Main sunset by barnyz, on Flickr

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Frankfurt am Main Eschenheimer Tor by barnyz, on Flickr

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Old July 30th, 2012, 11:02 PM   #16
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Wow, those are some amazing panoramas.
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Old July 31st, 2012, 04:32 PM   #17
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Such a stunningly grand Stadt!
Frankfurt is exceptional!
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Old August 3rd, 2012, 08:35 PM   #18
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thanks again for the kind comments. Frankfurt is great. Ive also been on a few excellent day trips which hopefully i can upload soon once I get a bit more bandwidth on my current crappy connection. In the meantime here some more normal pics from Frankfurt

The Romer, almost entirely reconstructed but its hard to tell
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Frankfurt am Main Römer by barnyz, on Flickr

It's a real shame they cant remove that round concrete thing that blocks out the cathedral from being more visible from the old town square. Nothing wrong with the building itself it's just in the wrong place
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Frankfurt am Main Römer by barnyz, on Flickr

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Old August 7th, 2012, 09:18 PM   #19
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First day trip out from Frankfurt was to Mainz which is about 40 mins on the local S train. I made the mistake of going on a Saturday. On saturdays there always seem to be big markets in all the town squares and places get very crowded so I didn't get to see as much as Mainz as I would like (of course if you like buying stuff and eating then Saturday is the best day for you!!!). Also a few churches were covered in scaffolding. Well I can always go back

Panorama over the city
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Mainz cityscape panorama by barnyz, on Flickr

The Domplatz which got less crowed in the afternoon as the morning market started to pack up.
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Old August 8th, 2012, 08:08 PM   #20
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Mainz is full of churches, in fact it seems to have more interesting ones than Frankfurt. On the edge of the city center is ChristusKirche. It has a grand exterior and sits nicely in a park

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Mainz, Christuskirche by barnyz, on Flickr

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