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The Cologne Christmas Market
#2 of 243 things to do in Cologne
I was watching the musicians playing traditional Christmas carols, kids singing splendidly, how awesome, while waiting for the most sensational ones to be played.
Perfect Christmas adventures for families and couples.
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Stadtwald Park Koln
#11 of 243 things to do in Cologne
The animal food was super affordable so children can have lots of opportunities to feed different animals.
Koelner Zoo
#13 of 243 things to do in Cologne
The Zoo is huge it takes a long time to get around You can find an incredible amount of different species Make it a day trip There is a restaurant where you can eat and relax after a long walk Take children if you...
the "Hippodom" (with hippos) and a huge outdoor and indoor elephant (Asian elephant) display with an entire family and offspring - a great place for a break after shopping and museum visits
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Lindenthaler Tierpark
#16 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Food is available from vending machines dotted around and the children loved seeing the animals up close and personal!
Your children will love there are many ducks and other animals too like Elephant, deer, sheep etc.
KolnTriangle
#4 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Grab a picture of the sunset and you've got yourself a picture that'll get plenty of likes from friends & family :)
It's a nice place to visit with kids and older people since you just have to climb a few stairs at the end.
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Botanical Gardens Flora
#14 of 243 things to do in Cologne
A great place to take the children .. some lovely walks & an amazing show of flowers & plants , take time to eat in the café , they serve some excellent food.
Stunning garden ,you have to visit it if you are in colonge ,suitable also for the kids to see the nature and run away ....I love it
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Kolner Dom
#1 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Entering inside, you will be impressed by the numerous vitrallile and you have to see the Shrine of the 3 Kings who have worshiped to child Jesus in Bethlehem, an old crucifix (the Gero cross) from year 970 and Mi...
There are all kinds of graves in there for a creep factor for kids too, and the crypt is open so you can walk down into it.
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Schokoladenmuseum Koln
#28 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Take your children and learn anything about chocolate and the history of it.... and then try some of the chocolate right at the Rhine River bank... lovely museum and great stories about chocolate ..... if you have...
We took the tour and also in English the chocolate machines and how it all works was really interesting to learn and the kids had great pleasure in tasting the free chocolate Well worth the visit
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Heinzelmaennchenbrunnen
#27 of 243 things to do in Cologne
At first sight I thought it was a fountain dedicated to brother s’ Grimm fairy tales, The Snowhite particularly ar the fountain style reminded engravings in a book I had as a child.
As a child, I have always loved those fairy tales.
RheinEnergieStadion
#6 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Very enjoyable outing for the whole family.
But here is not about football, it is about the atmosphere: people singing all the time, a lot of parents with their children, a very family-friendly atmosphere with events before the game.
Rheinauhafen
#41 of 243 things to do in Cologne
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Heumarkt
#21 of 243 things to do in Cologne
The area is home to a novel Christmas village with over a hundred shops, a skating rink, rides for young children and a segway to the Altmarkt and the more famous Weihnachtsmarkt in Domplatz an area actually featu...
Our children love to drive ice skates that's why every year we go there for a beer, and the kids kan drive ice skates.
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Historic Old Town
#17 of 243 things to do in Cologne
This is a vibrant city offering culture, night life, relaxation, family walks, shopping, simply everything
Have introduced many friends and family to this are for the Markets, and all go back as often as possible.
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Tunnes and Schal
#43 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Kleinbahn im Rheinpark
#48 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Hohenzollern Bridge
#18 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Lovers, couples, brothers, families, business or friends gathering all put their locks here to remembering the moment in Hohenzollern Bridge.
Great for kids, to find the most beautiful padlock, I found a lot :-)
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TimeRide VR Coeln
#44 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Freitreppe Kolner Rheinboulevard
#45 of 243 things to do in Cologne
And now being back with kids and wife, this is an amazing place.
Alter Markt
#29 of 243 things to do in Cologne
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Equestrian Statue of Friedrich Wilhelm III
#49 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Fischmarkt
#46 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Great family meal.
Die roemische Hafenstrasse in Koeln
#68 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Hellers Volksgarten
#73 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Odysseum
#56 of 243 things to do in Cologne
We spent most of our day in the children museum, the place is absolutely fantastic I will highly recommend it if you have kids, they can play all around and experiment with everything.
You will be amazed how much there is still to be learnt about nature and physics - even by adults, this is a great spot to visit for families when being in Cologne
Petrus-Brunnen
#66 of 243 things to do in Cologne
German Sports and Olympic Museum
#40 of 243 things to do in Cologne
While adults appreciate this, it seemed the kids were loving it too, with plenty of stuff to interact with such as the running track running down the length of the collection and relaxed, friendly staff who weren'...
The attraction is definitely kid friendly, with the rental of various sports equipment for use on the rooftop.
Jan von Werth Fountain
#55 of 243 things to do in Cologne
A refreshing place to splash young children too on a scorching hot day!
Stadtgarten
#72 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Taubenbrunnen
#91 of 243 things to do in Cologne
Willi Ostermann Monument
#79 of 243 things to do in Cologne
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