Cologne’s Schildergasse is the most-visited shopping street in Germany.
Eau de Cologne
The historic Farina-house is situated opposite the Town Hall. In the world's oldest fragrance factory you can see where the fascinating history of Eau de Cologne and modern fragrances began. Find out more
4th - 9th February 2016 The "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs. Find out more
The twelve Romanic churches are amongst the cultural highlights of Cologne, alongside the Cathedral and the museums. The guided tours of the Romanic churches are a major attraction for visitors throughout the year.
The magnificent Cologne Cathedral hovers above the roofs and chimneys of the city. It is not only used as a point of orientation but is the pride of the people in Cologne. It can be seen from nearly every point in the city centre and from many places elsewhere.
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.
Here you find 11 nice subjects to know and to visit at the city - "11" because it's the number of the city: 11th Novembre at 11 past 11 the carnival begins. Cologne people associate this number with their city.