Things to see and do in Cologne
Cologne is a cultural and artistic centre, with stunning architecture, fascinating museums and art galleries. Here are some of the main attractions in Cologne:
With its twin 157-metre high towers, Cologne Cathedral towers over Cologne's Old Town. As well as the building itself, the Cathedral Treasury displays a stunning collection of religious and liturgical artefacts, sculptures and grave goods dating from the 4th to the 20th century.
Rhine River Boats
The Rhine is an integral part of Cologne, and a riverboat tour is a perfect way to get a feel for what the city has to offer.
The Chocolate Museum is a paradise for the sweet-toothed, with a series of lively, hands-on exhibitions charting the history of chocolate.
The Ludwig Museum houses an internationally-renowned collection of modern art, with works by Picasso, Dali, Miro, Magritte and more on show.
Within the Medieval city walls, twelve stunning churches stand in the heart of the city. A stunning display of Medieval architecture.
Cologne's Old Town is a network of narrow streets and alleyways, with a large variety of cafes, restaurants and shops in between the charming and brightly-coloured houses.