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
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.
The world-famous street carnival and the spectacular "Kölner Lichter" fireworks, invite visitors to join in the celebrations, the crème de la crème of pop and rock will be playing in Cologne in 2016 and some of the leading trade fairs take place in Cologne.