Frankfurt has been described as “a city of minorities” due to the fact
that not even Germans make up a majority of its inhabitants. While
walking down its bustling streets you could meet locals from Mongolia,
Mogadishu or Montana – over 90 percent of the world’s 194 countries are
Bahnhofsviertel is grungy to say the least – it is the centre of
Frankfurt’s red light district. Scratch under the surface though and
you’ll find vibrant bars and clubs hidden in courtyards and on the top
floors of buildings. Many of these establishments don’t advertise
themselves to ensure that only those in the know find their way inside.
But it is worth one’s while to seek them out – venerated DJs and club
promoters have moved into the neighborhood, earning it comparisons with
the edgiest parts in Berlin.