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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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Saturday, 20-01-2018,

Welcome to the Cologne Carnival!

Welcome to the Cologne Carnival!

New here in Cologne? Then you probably haven’t heard much about the Cologne Carnival. That's why the Festkomitee Kölner Karneval (the commitee who organise the Cologe Carneval) published a leaflet where you can find the answers to your most important questions about the Cologne Carneval and give you some tips.

Here you find the info leaflet (pdf):

English leaflet: Welcome to the Cologne Carnival!

Arabic leaflet: مرحبًا بكم في كرنفال كولونيا

The Carnival days are the ideal time to get to know the people of Cologne and their lifestyle a little better - so come and celebrate with us!

Find out more: Cologne Carnival