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Altstadt-Quartier, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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All reviews cobbled streets beautiful area interesting architecture during wwii walk around lots of shops take your time nice walk cologne cathedral sunny day rhine river christmas market walking tour visiting cologne train station rathaus dom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The “Old Town” of course isn’t. Mostly rebuilt since the 1950s. Germany didn’t do well in WWII after declaring war on the United States back when the US knew how to fight a war. So the is more of an epitome of a developer’s dream...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cologne old town is a lovely blend of old and not so old blended buildings nice character lovely squares we were fortunate to visit while a festival was underway traditional pipe bands were everywhere very entertaining.vast selection of bars and restaurants and food stalls suited...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of 12 European city Old Towns in 5 countries in 26 days, the Old Town of Koln was the least of all....I guess a few good wars and some bombs equal urban development. Seems like the ostentatious Dom reminds us of all we need...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a diameter of 500 meters, you find on the border of the river Rhine the cahedral and many other churches, the Philharmonie (concert hall), a lot of museums (even a chocolate museum), the pedestrian shopping avenues, restaurants for every taste, pubs where you can...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like to walk, and it is not strenuous, then walking thru Old Town Cologne is a wonderful experience. There are some old historic buildings on cobblestone streets. Unfortunately developement is also evident in new modern structures. Just keep walking and you will come...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of the mid 20th century damage - there was very little old town left - so the houses are copies. Some of them have character but it doesn't give the impression of age that some German towns do.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Makes no sense to visit these old cities without taking an explanatory tour of the oldest sites. Very pleasant walk around

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take your time and walk down every alley and side street or you may miss some of the most beautiful old-style architecture

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old town, charming and historical. I recommend a local tour for history. Cologne is also know for it's trade shows and commerce, but the old town is it's history.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank root7116
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

Besides the wolf famous cathedral Colongne has a beautiful old town structure and historical buildings in different corners.

Date of experience: August 2019
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November 5, 2018|
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Response from HeatherG773 | Reviewed this property |
Cologne is a friendly, walkable town. Most of the restaurants we went to were reasonably priced and there was a lot of choice in cuisines as well. We ate at a lot of the Kolsch breweries and we met a lot of locals this way... More
November 1, 2018|
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Response from Babak K | Reviewed this property |
I guess so, I have seen some parking around there.
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Response from Jo G | Reviewed this property |
You are in the old town area and within 10 minutes walk to the Cathedral, if I am correct about your location.