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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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There are other, more lighthearted venues as well. The Schokoladen Museum is of particular note, which is a museum all about the art and science of making chocolates.Other Attractions Cologne’s appeal not only comes from its astounding architectural treasures and captivating culture. There are parks, gardens, and other attractions that tourists can enjoy as well. One of these is the River Rhine, whose lengthy banks run across each side of the river. The place provides a haven for walkers, cyclists, or simply those looking for a retreat from the hustle of the city. A popular activity for many tourists is to wall along the bank till to... Read more »

 
 
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