Frankfurt (Part 2)

Having had our stomachs filled, we were up and about for walking around the rest of Frankfurt. The sun was shining and it was only noon.

The area around Lieb und Steele is right in between the old and the new Frankfurt. It is a financial centre and hence the amount of people in suits and office attire on a sunny day like this. We had to pay those financial district a visit.

The Stock Exchange

The Stock Exchange

I admire the fact that they still ensure that the old architecture still stands while using it as a modern facility. Unlike my country where we would tear it all down and build a shining new one without any architectural history in place of it.

Tip: Don’t forget to take a picture of the bull in front of the Stock Exchange.

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Leib Und Seele

We were hungry despite the bread antics at the market, so we headed right into the centre of Frankfurt. Kornmarkt 11.

This is not Leib & Seele

This is not Leib & Seele

“Is this the place?”

“Nope. This is Cafe Hauptwache, our place is just around the corner.”

“What will we be having?”

‘Wait and see.”

This is Leib & Seele

This is Leib & Seele

We decided to have a seat outside to watch the people go by their daily lives. Kind of like in Paris. There are only two things that you need to try in Frankfurt, the first one is their sausages and the next is the apfelwein.

Mixed Sausage Plate

Mixed Sausage Plate

This mixed sausage plate is good for two persons, so we ordered for four. And everyone could have a try at it. The sausages are pretty filling and soon enough, we had enough energy to last another whole day of wandering around the streets of Frankfurt.

“Where’s the apfelwein?”

Apfelwein

Apfelwein

This is the place to go if you have a craving for ‘meats’. Most of their meals are meats, pork or beef and in between. We only have stomachs for a meal, if not, we would have returned to check out the other dishes.

Frankfurt (Part 1)

A bit of explanation first, there are no direct flights from anywhere in Switzerland back to Kuala Lumpur, so we had to choose the next best spot and Frankfurt was the nearest. Naturally, we headed there to catch our flight back but not before spending a full day there.

Römerberg (click to enlarge)

Römerberg (click to enlarge)

The best place to start off your day in Frankfurt is at Römerberg. This is the old part of Frankfurt with buildings that date back to the 14-15th century. Unfortunately, what you see isn’t the real truth, most of the buildings were destroyed and rebuilt during WWII but kudos to the townsfolk. Instead of tearing them down and turning it into a modernized city, they kept the old ones. Can’t say that about my own country.

Tip: Start off at the Römerberg, on your tour around Frankfurt.

“Römerberg is named after Römer, the town hall.”

‘Which one is it?”

This one

This one

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