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Things to do in Cologne, Germany

 
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added on 26th of November, 2009

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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Cologne is one of Germany’s oldest cities and is one of those enveloped in a rich history. After the Second World War, much of the center of Cologne was destroyed and the city has gone through tremendous lengths for its rehabilitation. The style of 1950’s architecture was used most often. The Cologne of today is an enchanting mix of Romanesque churches, post-war buildings, and classic modern architecture. The city’s fascinating past and historically significant monuments are what make Cologne an enticing tourist destination.Historical Landmarks The rich history behind Cologne brings with it a vast number of significant landmarks. The... Read more »

 
 
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Back home in Ravensburg - Oct 12, 2006, by MadSuh
The Mushroom Season has finally begun! Right after we got back from Vienna, I took off the next day to find some mushrooms. I love these things. It's a nice hunt and you can have a nice walk in the local forests. I went to my favorite... Read more »

Cologne, the city of Roman ruins - Apr 30, 2009, by Wazling
Cologne is one of the oldest cities in germany and nice to look at. There you can barely see history in every part of the normal life. A lot of ancient roman buildings are partly preserved and can still be seen. Also a great historic museum... Read more »

Berlin - Jul 24, 2009, by Victoria
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