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Things to do in Cologne, Germany

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
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 History

Along the River Rhine in Germany stands one of the country‚Äôs biggest cities, Cologne. It is one of the oldest in Germany, bursting with historical and cultural treasures. It has evolved over its many centuries of existence, but its past always remains something to look back upon. This article explores Cologne in its early beginnings to the present day.Early History In what is the center of Cologne today, the Oppidum Ubiorum was the site of the first urban settlement in the city. It was founded by the Germanic tribe called Ubii in 38 B.C., and was acknowledged as a city by the Romans in 50 A.D. with the new name Colonia Claudia Ara... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for Cologne

Having great time at Rutenfest - Oct 12, 2006, by MadSuh
Rutenfest was again awesome. I always feel fortunate to be able to spend time with all my friends there. It's a ton of people that you only see once a year and you still have a somewhat close relationship with all of them. In the US this... Read more »

What to visit in Dresden - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
The Zwinger Palace is located in the city of Dresden, Germany. The construction took place in the year 1709 and was originally made of wood and served as the amphitheater for the knights contests on the handling of weapons or other... Read more »

Die liebfrauen - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Hallo Leute ich will euch von der Liebfrauen erzählen sie werden sich fragen wer oder besser gesagt was ist das.Nun es ist eine katholische Kirche.Die Stadtkirche in Ravensburg.Es ist eine große und wunderschöne Kirche und... Read more »

Beautiful landscape in Rheinbrohl - Apr 26, 2009, by Wazling
Nice small village, that has got a nice scenery. You have great views on the river Rhine and you can take nice walks or wanderings on several routes. One interesting wander route is the limes line. There you are wandering on the traces of... Read more »

Augsburg adventures - May 8, 2008, by Wazling
Was a very interesting digging site with exceptionable findings. I'm an archeologist by profession, so I am very passionate about such things. It was a great pleaseru that I could be there, especially that it was not far from my hometown. I... Read more »

 
 

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