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Private Tour: Cologne City Highlights
"Start your tour with a pickup from your Cologne hotel and travel into the center of town with your private guide. While relaxing in the comfort of your air-conditioned minivan chat with your guide about the places on your itinerary and if you would perhaps like to focus on one area more than another simply let your guide know.The first stop on your sightseeing tour is Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) the city’s symbolic landmark and one of Germany’s most striking Gothic monuments. Learn about the Roman Catholic cathedral from the outside of the building while admiring its large frontal facade and then head inside to explore independently. After strolling around the captivating place of worship
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Private Tour: Cologne City Highlights
"Start your tour with a pickup from your Cologne hotel and travel into the center of town with your private guide. While relaxing in the comfort of your air-conditioned minivan chat with your guide about the places on your itinerary and if you would perhaps like to focus on one area more than another simply let your guide know.The first stop on your sightseeing tour is Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) the city’s symbolic landmark and one of Germany’s most striking Gothic monuments. Learn about the Roman Catholic cathedral from the outside of the building while admiring its large frontal facade and then head inside to explore independently. After strolling around the captivating place of worship
From EUR64.00
 
Private Tour: Düsseldorf Highlights Tour
"Start with a hotel pickup and delve into the streets of central Düsseldorf to learn about the city from your private driver-guide. As you travel along the scenic Rhine River promenade aka Rheinuferpromenade hear how the city developed from a riverside farming settlement to the lively Rhine-area metropolis that it is today. If you have any particular areas of interest let your guide know. Your commentary and itinerary can be tailored to your preference.After passing the pretty Rheinuferpromenade stop for a look at Rheinturm the city’s tallest and best-known landmark. Pause for photos of the TV tower set against the lively hustle of the Media Harbor. A modern-looking place
From EUR71.00

More Nightlife in Cologne

Peters Brauhaus

Peters BrauhausIs a typical Pub bistro that serves the locally well known beer Peters Kolsch where it is served in small nice looking glasses. They also serve some real good lunch and dinner here. We...
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HulaJoy
Dec 19, 2015

Papa Joe's Jazzlokal

Papa Joe's is my favourite spot in whole of Cologne, it is the place where I've spend my two Colognese nights before going to sleep. The club is situated in Buttermarkt, which is a foot from my hotel....
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croisbeauty
Jun 03, 2013

Hard Rock Caffe

Unfortunatelly I was here during a day only when strolling around, entering to take a juice. Have noticed mixed age attendants from juniors up to seniors of my age, but all lovers of real rock n'...
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croisbeauty
Oct 29, 2011

Pfaffen

As you walk around town this building stands out with its bright orange facade and ornate wooden entrance. Even it were not a pub it would get my attention. But it was once Altstadt Päffgen, the...
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richiecdisc
Apr 04, 2011

Früh am Dom

Früh is one of the most touristy Kölsch brewpubs in Cologne because it is huge inside and because it is only a five minute walk from the Central station. But being huge means there is space for locals...
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Sjalen
Apr 04, 2011

Papa Joe's

Papa Joe's is a great German bar. In here you will find an eclectic mix of germans and tourists. The music is traditional and kitch, behind the bar are anamatronic figures that get up and dance to the...
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Philpinnage
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Lanxess Arena

Cologne's Lanxess Arena (formerly the Koelnarena) claims to be Europe's largest indoor concert and sporting venue. The Arena is located on the east side of the river, a short walk from the main...
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johngayton
Sep 20, 2010

E Werk

I titled this tip "it depends on the show", as the E Werk is just the location, what you see there depends on their schedule. But I'm going to write about my impression of this venue. We had booked...
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christine.j
May 15, 2010

Reissdorf-Stübchen

On my first night in Cologne, I stopped for a Reissdorf Kölsch at the Reissdorf-Stübchen which was close to my hotel (Hotel Domstern) on Domstrasse. I sat at the bar in this small, local pub. Over a...
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BillNJ
May 30, 2008

Rhein-Hotel St. Martin

Before dinner at Peters Brauhaus, our group met over Kölsch under an umbrella at the Rhein-Hotel St. Martin. The umbrella came in handy as it rained on and off during our stay. Our waiter was a young...
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BillNJ
May 27, 2008

The Corkonian Irish Pub

During my second night in Cologne, I enjoyed a nice chat with two young German women and an Irish bartender in The Corkonian Irish Pub in the Alter Markt. I ordered a Kölsch, and it was served in a...
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BillNJ
May 27, 2008

Pfaffen Brauerei Max Päffgen

The final stop of the May 24, 2008 VT meeting in Cologne was the Pfaffen Brauerei Max Päffgen. Our group sat outside and enjoyed good conversation over some Pfaffen Kölsch. To celebrate my last night...
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BillNJ
May 27, 2008

Prime Club

Tickets to see the excellent Waterboys for us. Prime Club is a fairly small venue and packed to the rafters for this gig, so hot, crowded and a great atmosphere, plus a wonderful performance by Mike...
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bonio
Oct 20, 2007

Any Old Town Pub

One thing even the non-beer tourist will notice about Cologne is it's preponderance of pubs. You can't walk more than 100 feet without going by one. There are also a lot of different varieties of...
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richiecdisc
Jun 14, 2007

Top Hotels in Cologne

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Trankgasse 1 - 5, Domplatz, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50667, Germany
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Kennedy-Ufer 2A, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50679, Germany
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Habsburgerring 9-13, (formerly Crowne Plaza Koln), Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50674, Germany
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Filzengraben 26-32, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50676, Germany
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Helenenstrasse 14, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50667, Germany
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Johannisstrasse 76-80, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50668, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Cologne

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Cathedral - Kölner Dom

Whilst the cathedral itself is free to visit, the treasury is not. But, it is worth every cent of the admission price to see the treasures there. Understandably, there is no photography allowed, so...
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Old Town - Altstadt

In the center of the Alter Markt Square, the biggest square in Cologne’s old town, stands a fountain with a statue of Jan von Werth that dates to 1884. Jan von Werth was Cavalry General during Thirty...
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Churches

Of Saint Mary in Capital is the largest of twelve Romanesque churches of Cologne. Emperor Claudius granted the status of city to Colonia (today's Cologne) in 50 AD. Shortly after, a Roman temple was...
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Imhoff-Stollwerck Chocolate Museum

The Imhoff-Schokoladenmuseum (Imhoff chocolate museum) was opened by Hans Imhoff on 31 October 1993. It is situated in the Cologne quarter of Altstadt-Süd on the Rheinauhafen peninsula. The exhibits...
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Christmas Markets

Cologne has six Christmas markets, one of the most interesting is the medieval one at the Chocolate Museum. You have to pay an entrance fee, 2 Euro per adult, children smaller than a sword are...
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Römisch-Germanisches Museum

Explore the past at the Roman/Germanic Museum. This museum houses an impressive collection of Roman artifacts ranging from dinnerware to weaponry, and everything in between. There are statues, tile...
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Oleg_D.

"Fabulous city with huge cultural heritage."
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kentishgirl

"Beautiful Cologne"
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croisbeauty

"Koelsh, ja wohl"
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BillNJ

"Roman History, Magnificent Cathedral, and Kölsch"
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sabsi

"My big neighbour, Cologne (Köln)!"
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