COLOGNE

Cologne is the fourth largest city in Germany and occupies land on the banks of the river Rhine. Today the city is famous for its post war buildings, simple and modest, with some pre war buildings that were reconstructed due to their historical importance. It offers an incredible variety of museums and galleries. City tours offer an easy way to explore the city’s medieval buildings, excellent museums and art galleries. It is also worth visiting the oldest perfume factory in the world that produces the famous Eau de Cologne.

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Hohenzollern Bridge
  • Rhine Park
  • Roman-Germanic Museum
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Chocolate Museum
  • Wilhelm Riphahn Opera House

General Information

Altitude: 34 masl

Surface Area: 405 km2

Time Zone: UTC +1

Language: German

Currency: Euro

Voltage: 230 V

 

How to get there

The Cologne/Bonnes Airport, located 16 km from the city center, is very accessible by air and is the sixth most important airport in Germany. It is one of the few airports in Germany open 24 hours a day and offers direct flights to the main European capital cities.

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