Cologne Travel Guide

Your Essential Travel Guide To Cologne

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Discover Things To Do In Cologne

Visiting Cologne is like taking a journey through time! The cityscape blends ancient Roman architecture with modern, contemporary masterpieces that give you the opportunity to bask in German history and culture.

At its core lies the magnificent Cathedral which captures hearts of tourists around the world - making it one of Germany's must-see sites for any inspired traveller!

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Culture in Cologne

Cologne’s cathedral is the biggest single tourist attraction in Germany. With its two 157-metre high towers, Cologne Cathedral towers over the Old Town. As well as the building itself, the Cathedral Treasury displays a stunning collection of religious artefacts, sculptures and other items dating from the 4th to the 20th century.

A great way to explore the highlights of The Old Town is through a guided tour on your city break. A network of narrow streets with a large variety of cafes, restaurants and shops amongst brightly coloured houses. Within the medieval city walls, 12 beautiful churches stand in the heart of the city.

Shopping - Cologne

Shopping in Cologne

Cologne attracts shoppers from far and wide and offers a wide range of shops from high street fashion to exclusive designer outlets.

Apostelnstrasse is a shopping street in the heart of Cologne. You'll find a whole variety of shops here, including high quality jewellers and goldsmiths.

Neumarkt Passage Arcade is another popular shopping destination with a range of high-quality specialist stores located both inside and outside the arcade. This is the ideal place to stop off for a bite to eat.

Dining - Cologne

Dining in Cologne

Cologne offers numerous bars, cafes and restaurants serving a wide range of dishes. Em Krützche is a charming building in the old town alongside the Rhine houses, a traditional restaurant serving classical and Rhenish cuisine.

"Zur Tant" and "Hütter's Piccolo" restaurants are on the banks of the Rhine with beautiful views and a terrace. The bistro offers homemade cooking, while the restaurant menu features gourmet cuisine.

Don’t forget to try the local beers and experience Cologne’s renowned brewing culture up close on a beloved brewery tour!

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