Cologne highlights -
you can’t do without them!
Cologne has a lot to offer and sometimes it is hard to choose. We have put together five Cologne attractions together here which just have to have seen!
The landmark of Cologne and a UNESCO world heritage site. From the spire, you can obtain a wonderful view over the whole town!
More about the cathedral: Cologne´s Cathedral
The Town Hall
The Town Hall was first mentioned in a document as "House of the Burgers" in the years between 1135 and 1152. But there was a colourful history even before that ...
More about the Town Hall: The Town Hall
Cologne in Roman times
You can find traces of Cologne's Roman past everywhere: the city wall, gates, water lines, the Praetorium or exhibits in the Roman-Germanic Museum and much more ...
More about the Romans on the Internet: Romano-Germanic-Museum
Kölnisch Wasser (Eau de Cologne)
Johann Maria Farina (1685 - 1766) called the scent he developed “EAU DE COLOGNE” in honour of his newly adopted hometown. The beginnings of this world-famous scent can still be viewed in the halls of the world's oldest perfume factory. Find out more about the Scent Museum in the Farina Haus, Obenmarspforten 21 (opposite the Wallraf Richartz Museum) under www.farina.eu
The famous 4711 Eau de Cologne and more on its history can be seen in the legendary business in the Glockengasse 4711. Freshen up any time at a real Eau de Cologne fountain.
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The zoo in Cologne has played a special role in the history of animal parks and also in the history of Cologne as the third biggest zoo in Germany. A rewarding excursion ...
More about Cologne’s zoo on the Internet:www.zoo-koeln.de