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Impressionen von Köln

Professional Guided City Tours in Cologne for travel groups.


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Sightseeing in Cologne

Over 2000 years ago the Romans settled what’s today Cologne and dubbed the city a Roman colony, "Colonia", in 50 ACE (the German name has stuck since then as Köln). Out of these times came a large number of artifacts which one can witness under the open sky or un- der the roof of the Römisch-Germanisches Museum (Roman-Germanic Museum). For those wishing to experience that history all the way up to the present, they should seek it out at the Kölnische Stadtmuseum (Cologne City Museum), Cologne’s old weapons depository.  

Cologne Cathedral. The Dom is actually Germany’s largest cathedral. Its construction began in 1248, and was finished in 1880. The huge building covers a surface area of 8,000 sq. m., both towers stand 157 m tall. The Dom houses some unique treasures like the remains of the three Wisemen. more

The Alter Markt (Old Market) near City Hall. Photo: Wagner.

Guided Tours to Old Town. Everyone visiting Cologne ought to be part of a guided tour into the city's magic cathedral and through the Old Town with its beautiful squares, historical monuments and houses. Because there's no better and cheaper way to learn that much about the old roman town. more

View at the Roman-Germanic Museum. Photo: Wagner The Roman-Germanic Museum. The museum belongs among the most loved in Germany because it houses artifacts from the Roman times, such as, the Dionysus mosaic, Poblicus’ tomb and worldwide the largest collection of Roman glass. One must unconditionally visit. more
The lobby of the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. Photo: Wagner

The Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. The Wallraf Richartz Museum (WRM) shows artwork from 1250 to 1900. One of the highlights are paintings of the "Kölner Malerschule" of the middle ages with works of Stefan Lochner as well as paintings of Dürer, Cranach, Rubens or van Gogh. more

The local actor Willy Millowitsch. Photo: WDR

Popular Personalities from Cologne. Innumerable prominent figures belong to Cologne’s city history.  Everyone knows the name of Konrad Adenauer and often Willy Millowitsch (see photo). Even Albertus Magnus once lived and taught in Cologne when Thomas Aquinas was one of his students. more

Ship for short trips on the rhine. Photo: Wagner Boat trip on the rhine. Making a boat trip on the rhine is one of the duties for every Cologne-visitor, espacially when the weather is high. Three shipping companies always offer several trips of various duration. Being on board you'll have a beautiful panorama view on Cologne's nice old town. more

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