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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 Transportation in Cologne

My second visit was by train

On the way back to home, from the VT meeting in Aachen, I stopped couple of hours in Cologne, just to renew fond memories and nice time which I had here. From Aachen to Cologne drives regional train...
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croisbeauty
Jun 04, 2015

Tram, S-bahn, U-Bahn, bus and more

Köln has a very good organised transport system; below ground, at ground level and above.Overview of all linesMap with all linesKölner SeilbahnReal time Public Transportation info on the Cologne...
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pieter_jan_v
Dec 11, 2014

Baggage checking machines

The Cologne Main Station now has several automatic baggage checking machines like the one in Freiburg im Breisgau.Instead of finding an empty locker, if there is one, and hoping it is big enough for...
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Nemorino
Feb 10, 2014

Train Station in 1950

The train station is right next to the cathedral. I think we got to Cologne in 1950 from Amsterdam. I know that when I went to Europe in 1964, I landed in Cologne and took the train down along the...
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grandmaR
Jun 01, 2012

Boat Trip on the Rhine

We took a trip down the Rhine from Cologne in 1950. My father was fascinated by the ruined castles and vineyards, and he also took photos of various bridges and boats. We also saw the famous Loreley...
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grandmaR
Jun 01, 2012

Riverboat tour

Waterfront is definately my favourite environment, I was born and grown up in the coastal town and it must be in my blood and soul. No matter if seashore or riverbank it makes me feel good and relaxed...
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croisbeauty
Nov 15, 2011
 
 
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The transportation is very easy in Köln. The train connection to neigbouring cities is so practical. You don't need to ask to anyone, just go to Hauptbahnhof (Central Train Station) and have a look at...
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chewbacca1975
Nov 07, 2011

Air

Cologne has its own airport, the Cologne/Bonn airport. But there are many nearby airport that are very accessible too, so it's worth shopping around for the best deal. Dusseldorf also has a major...
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antistar
Oct 22, 2011

Rent a Bike Please!

Koln has many assets. However one that makes it particularly pleasant is its flatness and many bicycles lanes. While not quite as apparent as Amsterdam or Brussels, Koln has many bicycle lanes that...
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TooTallFinn24
Oct 18, 2011

Helpful Tourist Information

Conveniently located not far from the train station is the Cologne (Koln) Tourist Information Centre (Koln Turismio). The office is located at Unter Fettenhennen 19, Cologne, 50667, Germany, DE(Tel:...
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TooTallFinn24
Oct 10, 2011

Inconvenient traffic conditions

One better travel into Cologne city by train, airplane, helicopter, parachute or anything but car.But if one like to stick to one's car (like I did), one better forget about parking spots in that...
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Maria250
Aug 26, 2011

Cologne Hauptbahnhof

Located next to the Cathedral, the Cologne Hauptbahnhof (central train station) is an important local, national and international transportation hub. The Hauptbahnhof is an extremely busy place with...
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BillNJ
Apr 04, 2011

Miniature Train

A great way of travelling around Cologne is on the jolly little miniature train - Wolters Bimmelbahnen. It's actually not a train because it runs on large rubber wheels but the ride is a lot of fun,...
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AnnS
Apr 04, 2011

Cologne Metro

Cologne is the centre of a massive regional network of trams, trains, buses and metros. You can buy regional tickets to cities like Dusseldorf and Bonn. In fact Bonn is considered to be basically a...
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antistar
Jan 29, 2011

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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