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  • Welcome to Cologne

    The world feels at home in Cologne, where people meet for a Kölsch, a chat or simply a laugh. Life in Cologne is vivacious.

  • Take a trip through 2000 years of history and visit cultural monuments from the Roman Empire to modern times.

  • Cologne provides over 250 hotels with a total capacity of more than 26,000 beds.

  • "Drinking a Kölsch is more than just drinking a beer: it´s like drinking an entire culture." (NYT, 5/07)

  • Enjoy the world-famous traditional Cologne Carnival and several top events throughout the year.

  • Prime location in the heart of Europe and exemplary infrastructure also a multitude of highly specialised modern economy.

  • Cologne’s Schildergasse is the most-visited shopping street in Germany.

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  • Carnival

Thursday, 27-04-2017,

From 5 to 21 May 2017, Cologne – along with Paris – will be host to the Ice Hockey World Championship. 34 of the Championship’s 64 games will take place in Cologne.

A million people came to Cologne to watch the Parade, celebrated Carnival - and had a lot of fun. Have a look at the funny pics of the parade!

You only have one day to discover the Cathedral City on the Rhine and to immerse yourself in Cologne’s zest for life? We have some suggestions that will allow you to discover the most important and interesting sides of the city.

Cologne provides over 250 hotels with a total capacity of more than 26,000 beds – ranging from low-budget accommodation and state-of-the-art design hotels to stylish suites in one of the large international top-quality hotels.
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Explore the city and have a look at the fascinating pictures of the town: The Cathedral, the illuminatid city by night, the love padlocks or the athmospheric Christmas markets.

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