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Cologne

Germany ( Europe )
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Cologne is categorised as Heritage


Cologne Old Town (Photo Courtesy: Oliver Wald)
The Wallraf-Richartz Museum (Photo Courtesy: Laurens Lamberty)
Cologne Cable Car crosses Rhine River (Photo Courtesy: Maxim75)
Cologne Cathedral (Photo Courtesy: Rolf Heinrich, Köln)
Ludwig Museum (Photo Courtesy: Thomas Robbin)
St Gereon’s Basilica (Photo Courtesy: Raimond Spekking)
The Chocolate Museum (Photo Courtesy: Johannes Fasolt)

Reasons to Visit
  • Cologne is famous for its Gothic architecture and its world renowned cathedral
  • Cologne is renowned for its rich heritage and history dating back to the Roman period
  • Cologne is home to the Eau de Cologne perfume, first made here the 18th century
  • Cologne is a major cultural centre and hosts more than thirty museums and hundreds of galleries.
  • Cologne is home to its own specialty beer called kölsch served in all brauhaus (breweries) across the city.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Cologne

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  • Gems of Germany (11 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Understanding Germany - A Perspective for Indian Travellers

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    Cologne's Old Town is the most beautiful part of the city steeped in rich history. The cobbled-stoned and narrow alleys are like a time machine, taking you back in time. The old town is dotted with ancient churches, cafes and traditional German breweries called 'Brauhaus'.
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    The Wallraf-Richartz Museum and Ludwig Museum in Cologne are two must visit museums for art lovers. Located in the city's modern area, these two museums are home to a wide variety of European paintings and works of artists like Rembrandt, Manet, Renoir, Leibl. Lieberman etc.
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    Cologne Cathedral is beautiful UNESCO World Heritage listed Roman Catholic Church at Cologne considered as a Gothic masterpiece. The cathedral is one of the largest in Europe and its imposing towers dominate the city of Cologne. The top of the tower offers spectacular views. The cathedral is home to some stunning stained glass windows. The Cologne Cathedral is Germany's most visited landmark with an average of 20,000 people visiting per day.
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    UNESCO Heritage Site
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    St Gereon's Basilica is a Roman Catholic Church dedicated to St Gereon at Cologne. St Gereon's Basilica is one of the twelve churches built in a Romanesque Style at Cologne. The first mention of a shrine at this site were found date back to 612 AD, however the actual structure as seen today was built around 1151 AD. This church is a beautiful dome and the interior is home to a gorgeous medieval murals, mosaics and ancient relics.
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    The Chocolate Museum is a unique and fascinating museum where you will be educated on everything about chocolate and cocoa. The chocolate museum exhibits depict the history of chocolate and its early and modern methods of production. The museum attracts over 675,000 visitors every year and is considered as one of the most visited museums in Germany.
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    Edutainment
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    Established in 1957, the Cologne Cable Car is Europe's first cable car to cross a river. The Cologne Cable Car is offers spectacular views of the Rhine River, the Cologne Cathedral and the Old Town. Since it was started, the cable car has carried over 15 million passengers!
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    Ropeway
    2
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    Village Visit
    5
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    Vineyard Visit
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Average Day / Night Temperature of Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen

January
3°C / -1°C
February
2°C / -2°C
March
6°C / -2°C
April
14°C / 4°C
May
16°C / 7°C
June
21°C / 10°C
July
22°C / 13°C
August
24°C / 14°C
September
20°C / 9°C
October
14°C / 7°C
November
9°C / 3°C
December
5°C / 1°C

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Airport in Cologne
  • Cologne Bonn Airport ( CGN ) , Cologne
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