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    Overstolzen House

    by kentishgirl Written Nov 9, 2004

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    You just have to laugh!! I read in my guide that this is Colognes only preserved Patricier house, and so as this appealed we meandered our way through the streets to find it!

    Upon arrival, we were greeted not with a beautiful building, but with green mesh and builders!! Hahaha! At least they are making the effort to look after these wonderful buildings...and if we looked close enough through the mesh you could see that it truly was a fabulous building!

    I read that this house was owned by the Oversloz family, who gained their wealth through dealing in wine...it was highly unusual during late roman times that the Catholic church would not own such an ornamented building as this.

    Overstolzen House
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    Bier Museum

    by kentishgirl Written Nov 9, 2004

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    Its not exactly a museum, more of a shop, known locally as a kiosk that sells sweets and magazines.

    This one is special because along with that it also sells over 700 beers!!!

    Located near the Fish Market.

    Bier Museum
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    BIMMELBAHNFAHRTEN......

    by eden_teuling Updated Apr 15, 2004

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    just easy and wonderful and the first impressions are always great!

    Bimmelbahnfahrten will start daily at the DOM in the City Centre; that large scare that works like a MAGNET........everyone IS there or GOES there or HAS JUST BEEN there....

    Just go there and board or.....pay the Tourist Office a visit and ask for the time tables and other info you are interested in...

    They are a kind and helpful lot there.........

    BIMMELBAHNFAHRTEN

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    Talking to the statues

    by myrtle Written Dec 12, 2003

    We found these statues in a small square over in the corner. I knew hanging out with them would make for a great picture. I'm sorry to say I can't remember their significance, but it sure was fun talking to them.

    Talking to some statues in Cologne, Germany
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    There are several more MUSTs...

    by Lalique Updated Jun 27, 2003

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    There are several more MUSTs in Cologne, though I dont' have respective pics tp put on the site:

    Roman-German Museum is full of archeological digs results: collections of Roman mosaics, glass, ceramics, furniture, jewellery

    The remainings of Roman city wall

    Museum of Chocolate

    That's actually all what we managed to see that day...

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    Walking Tour of Central Cologne

    by cvsolfari Written Feb 26, 2003

    If you have the chance to spend a few days in Cologne, like most cities, it's worth it to go for a walking tour around the central city area. Although Cologne suffered much damage in WWII, there are many landmarks that were rebuilt and therefore offer points of interest around town.

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    Check the list of cybercafes...

    by espadana Written Sep 7, 2002

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    Check the list of cybercafes in Cologne!
    If, like me, you need to use the Internet, either to read your mail, find something important on the WWW, or just chat with your friends, you can do it in Cologne in one of the several cybercafes available.

    You can find a list of them following this link:

    http://www.willkomme inkoeln.de/01city/city02e.htm#7

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    Visit the Alter Markt

    by BillNJ Written May 27, 2008

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    The Alter Markt (the Old Marketplace) is near the Cathedral. It is the site of many of the city's most famous beer houses and pubs. Day or night, it is a great place to visit while in Cologne.

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    Just walking

    by ginte Updated Jun 28, 2007

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    If you have just a few hours in Cologne, have a walk at the center. You'll see wonderful architecture and interesting spots, for sure.

    Fountain
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    Cologne tower

    by sihi Updated May 6, 2007

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    Cologne tower is probably the most popular skyscraper in the city. It is one of the tallest buildings in Germany with its 42 floors. This highrise building is used as business center.

    Skyscraper Cologne tower
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    check out the statues

    by ettenaj Updated Feb 8, 2007

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    You would think he was real until you put money in the box and only then he moves!!! Brilliant. 10/10

    Real? What a suprise!! Another people staute

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    We Will Rock You Concert

    by top_vapour Updated Apr 30, 2005

    Best thing to do on the day you leave. Musical about the Queen set in the future when some lost people search for long lost music. Great fun and lively

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    The Musical Dome
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    Alter Markt

    by bonio Written Apr 15, 2005

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    Pleasant square, with several good bars to visit including, Gaffel and Peter's. Good place on a warm afternoon.

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    Musicals

    by Carino Updated Sep 22, 2003

    During our stay we had the chance to see Jekyll & Hyde, a nice musical.

    Check out for students-discount and WelcomeCard-Discount.

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    Visit the Tina Farina Galerie...

    by mauro_pd Written Aug 24, 2002

    Visit the Tina Farina Galerie to buy some nice stuff for women (jewellery, parfums ...) and the famous 'Acqua di Colonia'.

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