The fourth largest city in Germany offers endless attractions thanks to the fact that it’s steeped in a rich history dating back to 38 BC. The Romans originally set up camp here, and it’s the perfect place to go to for seeing traditions effortlessly juxtapose with contemporary attractions.
You’ll find a skyline dominated by High Gothic twin spires, mixed with incredibly modern attraction, you’ll find 2,000 years worth of history in its streets and its cathedrals mixed with bustling shopping streets and incredible museums.
There’s an endless array of things to do, world-class festivals and nothing really tops drifting about town, checking out modern bards, the contemporary art and culture scene and the refreshingly relaxed atmosphere.
Here are some of the top things you can do in Cologne:
- Cologne Cathedral – The cathedral is nothing short of a majestic monument, a true reflection of the high gothic architecture. It dominates the entire skyline of cologne, rising proudly out of every street with its impressive tall twin towers.
- Cologne’s Old Town – Explore churches, museums, and charming quarters.
- The Wallraf-Richartz and Ludwig Museums – A perfect museum for art lovers, with some of the world’s most renowned artists.
- St Gereon Church – An unusual church with murals, mosaics and relics.