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24-SEP-2017

Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt on the Main) refers to the river which flows through the city and also explains the frequently used expression "Mainhatten".The Main embankment has seen a great revival over the past decade: several cafes and bars opened, especially on the Sachsenhausen side. You can enjoy a very nice walk along the river, followed by a cold applewine in a deck chair with a fantastic view over Frankfurt's skyline.Historically and politically speaking, the Main forms the northern border of southern Germany and, with a length of 527 km is the longest right tributary of the Rhine; from its mouth in Mainz it is navigable all the way to Bamberg and since 1992 is connected to the Danube via a canal.Eight bridges cross the Main in Frankfurt, two of which, the 1868 built Eiserner Steg ("Iron bridge") and the more modern Holbeinsteg are for pedestrians only. Historically seen, the most important bridge is the Alte Brücke ("Old Bridge") - probably built in the 11th century - which until mid 19th century was the only stone bridge in the area connecting the Altstadt with Sachsenhausen. In the last couple of decades some new bridges were built: the Flösserbrücke and very recently, to serve commuters to the new European Central Bank offices, the Osthafenbrücke, which opened in Dezember 2013.

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Buz Kiefer03-Jan-2018 20:51
Excellent vantage point from which to shot the city. Beautiful in the mist. Vote.
Richard Glenn01-Jan-2018 19:10
Lovely shot of Frankfurt and the meandering Main. V
John01-Jan-2018 18:47
A Fantastic shot. One of your best in this series as far as I’m concerned. Happy new Year José. BV.
Julie Oldfield01-Jan-2018 18:03
A beautiful capture of the view. V
Ceya01-Jan-2018 16:53
Fascinating POV, the mist makes this view a bit mysterious, in a nice way.. V!
bill friedlander01-Jan-2018 16:25
A fine view of the city, its river and bridges. V
Réal Jauvin01-Jan-2018 16:22
Belle composition sous ce léger brouillard!
Happy New Year!
Frank Tran01-Jan-2018 16:04
Superb composition and wonderful mood. V+
Jeff Real01-Jan-2018 15:51
This is a great work and it is fascinating to me
V
GaleriaFotoStefan01-Jan-2018 15:46
Great view of the city! Happy New Year, Jose
Jim Coffman01-Jan-2018 14:57
You had a wonderful vantage point for this fine capture..
Helen Betts01-Jan-2018 14:50
A great, albeit hazy, view of the city. I think I've only ever seen it from the airport. V.
Nick Paoni01-Jan-2018 14:49
Love the mood in this bird's eye view.
Dwight Rankine01-Jan-2018 13:22
Well done! The mist make everything seem so quiet.
Carl H. Johnson01-Jan-2018 13:03
Great bird's-eye view!!!~V~
laine01-Jan-2018 10:42
A great view of the city, Jose.
Happy New Year to you and your family !!
Yvonne01-Jan-2018 09:17
A beautiful view from there, love the mist! v
Neil Marcus01-Jan-2018 08:44
An excellent overview of the city from this height. "V"
Paco López01-Jan-2018 06:25
Una vista que da una idea de la magnitud del lugar! Muy bonita, V!
Kuriacose Joseph01-Jan-2018 05:29
I have been through Frankfurt many times while transferring to and from flights to India. Never got to really visit the city. This kind of a view is what I frequently got while flying.
Bryan Murahashi01-Jan-2018 05:00
A nice capture of this big city by the Main. Happy New Year, Jose.
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