Sober Frankfurt lights up for the festive season

Sober Frankfurt lights up for the festive season
 

Home to the European Central Bank and pretender to London’s financial crown, the German city on the River Main suffers from a somewhat stuffy and sober reputation.
But every year it sees a magical transformation into one of Germany’s largest Christmas markets.
At the heart of festivities is the Römerberg – a cobbled square a short walk from the cathedral, which is surrounded by timbered houses with gabled roofs and dominated by a 60ft tree. Most are stunning restorations as the originals were destroyed during the war.
Towering above those in the near distance are the glassy skyscrapers that... read more

 
12 November 2017 in Travel, Views: 44
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