when youre in Frankfurt as its delicious. There have been celebrated retrospectives for Munch, Giacometti, Frida Kahlo and Marc Chagall, as well as more specific exhibitions on anything from Matisses collages to the art of Paris during the Belle Époque. This former collegiate church was awarded the title of cathedral in 1562 when it started hosting the coronation ceremonies for the Holy Roman Kings. Theres an elegance in the bridges metal frame, and the best time to cross is late in the day when the low sun illuminates the high-rise towers in the Bankenviertel. When the weathers good the Grüneburgparks endless lawns are decked with groups of students from the university, and families on days out. Apfelwein (Ebbelwoi) Source: m Apfelwein The only true pairing for a serving of green sauce is a glass of tart Apfelwein, which despite the name, is best compared to cider. Most new construction is happening in the southern and eastern parts of the district, where developers are transforming dilapidated Soviet-era buildings into modern row houses and single-family homes. In front is the Renaissance Fountain of Justice, dating to 1543, and on the opposite side of the square stands the 15th-century Old St Nicholas Church, which is incredibly came through the war without major damage. The central business district, Bankenviertel, captures your attention right away and has all ten of the tallest skyscrapers in the country. In 1848 that round format made St Pauls the ideal seat for the first democratically elected parliament in Germany. The Museumsufer is a recent idea, having been developed in the 1980s and 1990s. In the center near the S-Bahn station is the shopping district, with several supermarkets (including an organic one banks, pharmacies, drug stores, and charming cafes like Paulines and Dampf und Zucker. Nowadays its an especially desirable place to live, thanks to the high quality of life, below-average housing prices, and easy access to the city center. Its all an environment for 4,500 animals from more than 500 different species. Silent movies are accompanied by a live performance on a Wurlitzer pipe organ. The museum puts an accent on certain periods and movements, like the Baroque and Art Nouveau, and entire rooms in the Villa Metzler have been decorated in a given style. The tower, erected at the start of the 15th century, is the oldest unchanged landmark in Frankfurt and was designed by Madern Gerthener, who also worked on the cathedral.