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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: 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

Old Town - Altstadt Tips (39)

Jan von Werth statue

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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Oleg_D.
Nov 07, 2014

Gürzenich

In 1441, the city of Cologne decided to tear down the existing buildings and replace them with a new, large structure, to be named “Gürzenich”. Construction eventually started in 1441 and would last...
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Oleg_D.
Oct 13, 2014

Haus Saaleck

Haus Saaleck is standing at a corner of Am Hof and Unter Taschenmacher. This is late Gothic style bui;din built in 1461 in the middle of the Kölner Altstadt (Old Cty). Unfortunately but the building...
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Oleg_D.
Oct 13, 2014

Overstolzenhaus

The Overstolzenhaus is medieval patrician house built in late Romanesque and early Gothic styles between 1225 and 1230 by Werner Overstolz. That’s why it is Overstolzenhaus or just Overstoz’s House....
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Oleg_D.
Oct 11, 2014

Ancient and Medieval excavations.

At the little square west of City Hall were found the structures of medieval building and underneath ever earlier Roman architectural remains. This area is designated as Archeological zone/Jewish...
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Oleg_D.
Oct 10, 2014

Simply Beautiful

I just loved walking around Old Town Cologne; it's just so beautiful! There are so many colorful buildings, plazas and little streets to wander around and I would keep finding one area or building...
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garridogal
Apr 04, 2011

Visit the Old Town

The old town area of Cologne is not very big, but very quaint and picturesque, Some of the buildings in this area date from the Middle ages..There are lots of cafes and bars near the river where you...
Mariajoy
Apr 04, 2011

Altstadt

Starting at the banks of the river Rhine, the Altstadt is the compact core of Cologne. It's marked by the large number of bars and restaurants, and distinguished by a concentration of slender altbaus...
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antistar
Jan 27, 2011

The Rhine Promenade

The river promenade along the old town is busy and touristy. Here the cruise boats land. From here the cruise tourists start their day visits to the town. With the increasing popularity of river...
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Kathrin_E
Oct 04, 2009

Altstadt

The old town area of Cologne is walking distance from the Dom and by the side of the river rhine. It is very beautiful. Some of the houses in the altstadt date back to the Middle ages but are very...
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Rupanworld
Jan 09, 2008

Martinswinkel

A group of reconstructed, colourfully painted houses, between the Rhine and the Church Groß-St. Martin. The houses are not exact replicas of the original houses but resemble the original houses in...
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MichaelFalk1969
Dec 10, 2007

Altstadt

A lively spot on the banks of the river Rhine and in the shadow of the cathedral, the Altstadt and Alter Markt, the former Medieval market square, remains the heart and soul of the city. Badly damaged...
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leffe3
May 03, 2007
 
 
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"Fabulous city with huge cultural heritage."
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"Beautiful Cologne"
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Things to Do Near Cologne

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Groß St. Martin

First church at this place was founded yet in 960 A.D. Present church dedicated to saint martin of Tours was constructed between 1150 and 1250 and this is one of twelve Romanesque Churches of Cologne....
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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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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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Hohenzollern Brücke

The Hohenzollern Bridge was constructed between 1907 and 1911 and replaced old Cathedral Bridge known as Dombrücke. The new bridge, named Hohenzollernbrücke after the Hohenzollern dynasty, was...
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St. Kunibert's Church

This church dedicated to Saint Kunibert (590-663) who was the tenth bishop of Cologne in Frankish times. He built at this place a church of Saint Clement and later he was buried there. New church was...
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Claudius Therme

This place looks amazing, I spotted it when we were coming into land(?!) in the Rhine park after our cablecar adventure! After seeing it, I heard from various people in our hostel that it was...
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