LARGELY because Germany has cities like Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and Dresden, and partly because a city must at the very least possess a several medieval churches and a smattering of architectural classics to be considered a decent one, Frankfurt, with its gleaming metal landscape gets a something of a cold shoulder from the Germans. It also doesn’t often feature on the must-see lists of the tourists – after all, it also doesn’t have Oktoberfest, nor the remnants of a rather famous wall. Most people fly into Frankfurt, then take the next train straight on out. But I think the least ‘German’ of the German cities, aesthetically speaking, has a little something of its own to offer.
Read the rest of my latest column with The Australian Times, HERE.