Things to do in Cologne, Germany
Cologne is one crazy large and fun town that may be worth a visit when in Germany. Its closely located near Düsseldorf as well, so there are plenty of places you can visit.
Cologne is nicely set by the Rhine River so there is plenty to do during the summer months. Furthermore, the city offers several town festivals most importantly the Cologne Carnival. There are some 2 Million visitors, the trains are packed with drunk people and the hotels are sold out during this period. Nevertheless, you won't get much sleep anyway when you go there.
The main tourist attraction in Cologne is probably the Cologne Dome, which is the largest and most important catholic church in Germany.
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For anybody who is interested in experiencing the Cologne carnival, the season starts on November 11 of each year, but hotel rates are a little bit high. The main event of the carnival known as the “three mad days” may be witnessed around Easter, particularly the Thursday before the beginning of Lent. Cologne is the home of the famous Cologne Gothic Cathedral which according to the place’s history took 600 years to complete. The place is one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites. You may also want to experience the Rhine Boat Trips which could help you avail of longer excursions in the place. You may also see the Roman antiques - way... Read more »
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