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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’s Kolsch is famous the world-over and although you do not travel to Cologne only to taste Kolsch, you should make it a point to have your fill of this famed beer-variety when in the city. And if you are looking for just Kolsch, the best spot to be in is the Alter Markt area in Cologne’s ‘Old Town’. Of course, there are hosts of hip bars scattered in different parts of the city. If it is just drinking-time for you, you can visit the likes of Café Waschsalon (at Ehernstrasse 77, Innenstadt), Heising und Adelmann (at Freisenstrasse 58-60, Freisenviertel), Keimaks (at Kurfürstenstrasse 27,... Read more »


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