Bharti AXA TRAVEL INSURANCE Travel Guide to Frankfurt Indian Embassy in Frankfurt IIndian Embassy in Frankfurt is located at IFriedrich-Ebert-Anlage 26, 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Phone: +49 69 1530050 Visa Process for Indian Visitors to Frankfurt Original passports with 6 months validity from date of arrival in Switzerland along with the old passports The passport should have 2 blank pages for stamping purpose Visa application forms Cover letter mentioning the details of the traveller, type of travel, and details of visit. Confirmed hotel reservation for the complete stay Confirmed air tickets Day-to-day itinerary Travel Insurance Income tax returns or Form 16 for last 3 years Original and updated personal bank statements for last 6 months Time Required: 15 Working Days About the Frankfurt 'Frankfurt am Main' or Frankfurt, one of the most popular cities in Germany, has diverse facets. For some it is the financial and trade center of Germany and many European countries. People from all over the world visit Frankfurt for business reasons, but it has a completely different side as well. Plan a stay at Frankfurt and you will be surprised by the different shades that the city will offer you. Explore the lanes and you will get the chance to spend some quality time at the pubs Germany is known for. From museums, historical sites to shopping malls, everything is there to offer a complete package to its visitors. What are you waiting for? Get ready with your bags and take a tour of this marvelous city. There are various things to do in Frankfurt, plan your schedule smartly and enjoy every bit of life in this marvelous city! Apart from its trading activity, there are more things that make people of Frankfurt proud. Among them, the pillar of democracy Kaiserdom (Cathedral) and the Paulskirche. There are many tourist places in Frankfurt that will keep you engaged. Visit famous places in Frankfurt and learn about various points of interest that can make your stay in the city more entertaining and fruitful. Places to Visit in Frankfurt The Römer:Do not miss the chance to get a glance of The Römer, a Frankfurt one of the most beautiful and oldest town halls. The structure is famous for its three gables and the famous balcony. Romerberg:One of the busiest and beautiful squares in town, Romerberg has witnessed many big events that have taken place in the Frankfurt. Popular among tourists, the open-fronted shops and complex of 11 buildings, including the old town hall and imperial halls are worth visiting. Imperial cathedral:Saint Bartholomew’s Imperial cathedral has a large historical significance for the Germans. One of the most popular landmarks of the city, this cathedral houses the tombs of Emperor Conrad's II family and played host to the marriage of Emperor Frederick II with Isabella of England in 1235. St. Paul’s Church: An epitome of democracy and national unity, St. Paul’s church dates back to 1848 and was the seat of the first freely elected German parliament. Frankfurt Zoological Garden: Located in the heart of the city, Frankfurt zoological garden has been the center of attraction for locals as well as for tourists. The animal house, exotic animals, and greenery make it surprisingly alluring. Palm Garden:Palm garden is a pleasant surprise. This thematic garden and greenhouses have a wide variety of plants from different regions. Here one can easily learn about the botany of all continents. Goethe House and Goethe Museum:Want to feel the era of the most famous son of Frankfurt? visit the Goethe House, and for a rendezvous with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Old Opera House:Don’t miss a chance to be the part of the opera while exploring this beautiful city. The old opera house has always been an important place for music events. Make a plan to visit the old opera house and appreciate the close connection that Frankfurt shares with opera. Boat tours:If you want to take a tour of this beautiful city in a most exotic way, then book a small cruise and experience Frankfurt while enjoying a boat tour in Main or Rhine river. Who would not love the sightseeing that is arranged in such a picturesque way? Museum embankment: The sides of the Main bank are a paradise for art lovers, as it is crowded with various museums. Whether you want to learn about film or painting, there is a museum for each of these! You can choose a museum depending on your preference. Old SachsenhausenYour visit to Frankfurt is incomplete unless you visit Sachsenhausen. Explore the pub culture and don’t forget to taste apple wine (Eppelwoi), Frankfurt’s national drink. Ebbelwei Express: The charm to explore the city in a colorful tram carriage is simply irresistible. Loved by the locals as well as by the tourists a trip over a glass cider is worth trying. Main Tower: Famous for its skyscrapers, the main tower has always been the center of attraction among the people of Frankfurt and tourists. This building has a viewing platform and a restaurant. How to Reach Frankfurt? The city is well connected with the rest of the world. It has Europe’s busiest airport. Almost all the major countries are connected to the city via air route. The airport is situated 13 km southwest of the city. It has a small commercial airport as well located 120 km away from the city. Travelling in Frankfurt The public transportation of the city is well organized and smooth. One can easily rely on metropolis for traveling from place to another. Suburban railways, bus is another mode of transport. Thanks to the public transportation, one can easily explore the city without hiring a car. Best Time to Visit Frankfurt organizes plenty of trade fairs and exhibitions. If you don’t want to be the part of the crowd, then it is suggested to check the trade fair itinerary of the city before planning a tour. Temperature wise summer season (June to August) is the best time to visit the city. What to Pack? Apart from all the essentials that one may require during the visit in Frankfurt, tourists are suggested to pack a Lightweight jacket, comfortable shoes, and shopping bags for a more comfortable stay. Top Delicacies While exploring Frankfurt, a good burger and a large beer are all you need to make your day. The cosmopolitan culture is clearly visible in Frankfurt’s food arena. There one can relish the Indian, Thai, Latin American, Persian continental and what not. It is not just the sausages and schnitzel that could satiate your hunger, but there is another delectable like doner kebab, the unofficial dish of Berlin for your taste buds. The city has many cafeteria, restaurants and street food joints that may offer a variety of food for anytime hunger. Indian Restaurants in Frankfurt Namaste India at Jordanstr. 19, 60486 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. Serves Indian & Asian cuisine. Call the restaurant at +49 69 701287 Ivory Club at Taunusanlage 15 | Ecke Guiollettstrasse, 60325 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. Serves Indian cuisine. Call the restaurant at +49 69 77067767 Saravanaa Bhavan at Kaiserstr. 66, 60329 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. Serves Indian and Asian cuisine. Call the restaurant at +49 69 97693374 Shopping List Essentials Make your visit to Frankfurt more memorable. Shop for local items and choose some memorable gifts for your loved ones. Don't forget to buy homburg style hat, handmade soaps and apple wine 'bembel' for your friends and family. And yes, collect some car models for your collection as well. Your shopping at Frankfurt is incomplete without purchasing leather handbags and jackets. Take the flavor of Frankfurt, back home with Frankfurt mustard. Healthcare Centers Finding a reliable healthcare center in Frankfurt won't be a big task. As there are many healthcare centers, offering comprehensive health care services. The city has a well-established healthcare system to ensure proper medical care for the locals as well as travelers. It is suggested to save healthcare service provider contact details on your mobile phone or note it in down in the diary for a safe trip. Emergency Contact Numbers Police: 117 Fire department: 118 Emergency rescue service (Ambulance): 144 Air-Glaciers: 1414 1415 Currency The currency of the Frankfurt is Euro and it is used all across the city for all kinds of money transaction. The best place to convert the currency in German euro at a bank or visit the foreign exchange bureau. Many hotels and resorts also offer money exchange services. Though, the value may differ from place to place. Local Do's and Don'ts Do's Dress conservatively and neatly Respect the traditional Swiss greeting which consists of three kisses on the cheek Don'ts Do not speak loudly in public places Do not ask people personal questions Basics of Local Communication German is the official language of Frankfurt, but the people of Frankfurt use dialect called Frankfurterisch. They have some words that are not used in other parts of German. People of Frankfurt are cordial, and they easily mingle with others. Here we are sharing a few phrases in German that could make your survival easier in Frankfurt: Good morning: Guten Morgen My name is … Ich Heisse Where is...? wo ist? Yes: ja No: nein Please: Bitte Sorry: Entschuldigung! How much is this?: wieviel kostet das Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Planning on an international trip? Take a look at our FAQ section that resolves commonly-asked queries on travel insurance. How do I benefit with Travel Insurance? 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