Cologne Vacations

Strong on the arts with its fair share of hearty German food and beer, Cologne - or Köln in German - was founded by the Romans, another gastronomically savvy group who knew their culture. Straddling the Rhine river, it is the fourth largest city in Germany , and is graced …

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Things to see and do in Cologne

Celeny Da Silva | Trip by SkyscannerKölner Dom
Kölner Dom
walking wanderer | Trip by SkyscannerHohenzollernbrücke Bridge
Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge
felix.triller | FlickrKölner Zoo
Kölner Zoo
David Blabey | Trip by SkyscannerPhantasialand
Andreas | Trip by SkyscannerSchildergasse
Celeny Da Silva | Trip by SkyscannerGlobetrotter Store
Globetrotter Store
Aleksandr Zykov | FlickrLudwig Museum
Ludwig Museum
inyucho | Flickr Roman-Germanic Museum (Römisch Germanisches Museum (RGM)
Roman-Germanic Museum (Römisch Germanisches Museum (RGM)
Aniket Mone | FlickrFlora und Botanischer Garten
Flora und Botanischer Garten
dfarrell07 | FlickrPeters Brauhaus
Peters Brauhaus

Reviews of Cologne

Make Molins
Make MolinsBarcelona, Spain

I went there driven by the beautiful cathedral (which is impressive, by the way), but was a little bit deceived by the rest of the city.

gerard zaccagni
gerard zaccagniPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

Great place, make sure you try the local Kölsch beer and eat a Döner sandwich

m1hausen™Cologne, Germany

In my opinion: No. 3 City of Germany (after Berlin and Hamburg) - with more than one Million inhabitants it's the greatest town in the west of Germany. Town was bulid by Romans as Colonia Claudia Ara Aggrippinensium (CCAA) for more than 2000 years ago. That means also that Cologne is one of the oldest Cities in Europe. The Cologne Cathedral is the most visited building in the Country. Even the town is well known for the "fifth season", called Carnival. Often the People of Cologne say: Cologne is Not only a town, it's a feeling. Last but Not least there is a local Speciality called Kölsch, a beer.

Becca Simmons
Becca SimmonsSan Diego, California, USA

One of my favorite cities in Europe - and sorely underrated. Most people pass right through or only come here on business, but if you stop and "smell the roses," you'll find Cologne enchanting and charming.

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