Operas, however, are performed in the new Oper Frankfurt (Frankfurt Opera). The city has been Germany's financial center for centuries, and it is the home of a number of major banks and brokerage houses.The Frankfurt Stock Exchange is Germany's largest and one of the most important in the world.
Construction of the baroque church was completed in 1681.Destroyed by World War II bombing, it was rebuilt between 19.C.; it eventually became the capital of the Roman province of Gallia Belgica.It is the oldest city in Germany and the oldest seat of a Christian bishop north of the Alps. 186 and 200 and guarded the northern entrance to the city.In the second half of the 18th century Ottweiler was renowned for its fine white porcelain, but the industry closed and today Ottweiler porcelain is some of the rarest in the world. The Bishop of Verdun bought the town in the mid-7th century, and erected a church over the grave of a very popular hermit Wendelin who died near Basonevillare.
The church became such a popular pilgrimage destination that eventually a new church had to be built and Wendelin's remains were transfered there.
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Heidelberg Castle was first a fortification built around 1398-1410.