The Eiserne Steg, probably Frankfurt's best known bridge, is a romantic 19th-century footbridge over the river Main. The ... More
The Eiserne Steg, probably Frankfurt's best known bridge, is a romantic 19th-century footbridge over the river Main. The bridge itself is made of iron, the bridgeheads of red sandstone. The 174 meter-long footpath has been adapted several times over the years, and is now accessible by children and the disabled. Blown up towards the end of WWII, today's bridge is a reconstruction of the old Eiserner Steg. It affords a fantastic view overlooking the shimmering river and makes for a nice spot to take in the atmosphere in.
The Museum of Communication (Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt) explores the history of communication and its various pathways throughout history. Exhibits
include the history of writing, freight transport and travel, and new media.
The town library, which was destroyed during the Second World War, has one remaining relic: the neo classical Portikus ('portal')
dating from 1825, located on Frankfurt's Obermainbrücke bridge. In 1987, the interior of the Portikus was turned into a ...
The 1165km long river Elbe winds its way from the sandstone hills of Saxony to Cuxhaven, where it flows into
the North Sea. It was a decisive factor in attracting traders to settle in Hamburg and constituted the trading ...
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