Now we are in Frankfurt am Main in Germany. Frankfurt is Europe’s richest city and has about 700,000 inhabitants within the city limits. You think you need to go to the other side of the Atlantic to see the gleaming skyscrapers? No, it is enough to go to Frankfurt, Europe’s Manhattan. It’s the city in Europe with the most skyscrapers. Watch!
Frankfurt am Main is most known for its busy airport. Actually, it’s one of the busiest in the world. Well, known are also the many banks and other financial institutional headquarters here. Even large fairs are usually held in Frankfurt. In this post, we will focus on some of the city’s many skyscrapers.
Commerzbank Tower is obvious the headquarters of Commerzbank. The building was until 2003 the highest in Europe.
Westend Tower has 53 floors and is 208 meters high. The building is the headquarters of DZ Bank.
Main Tower is a 200-meter high skyscraper. Main Tower also has 5 floors underground and two viewing platforms open to the public. At the top is also a really good restaurant. Main Tower is the only skyscraper in Frankfurt that offers views to the public. Tenants include Landesbank Hessen-Thuringia headquarters.
45 stories, 186 meters high and completed in 1993. The top shows from certain angles as an inverted pyramid. Trianon includes the headquarters of DekaBank.
Opernturm is located just opposite the “Alte Oper” and is 170 meters high. The firm behind the construction has built the Sony Center in Berlin and Messeturm in Frankfurt. When the skyscraper was completed in 2009, the Union Bank of Switzerland AG, was the first tenant. Here, the bank has its head office.
Silberturm is exactly 166.3 meters high. During the years 1978-1990, this was Germany’s tallest building. The largest tenant is Deutsche Bahn.
Deutsche Bank I och II
In Europe, there is no higher concentration of skyscrapers than in Frankfurt am Main.