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4711 Eau de Cologne / Kolnisch Wasser/ 4711-Traditionshaus

Glockengasse 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 27099910
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Glockengasse 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 27099910
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Interesting store and the beginning of the cologne my grandma used to wear. Many options are available for purchase. Many different styles are available.

Thank christinawV2310LN
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The shop is located in the very center - 2-3 minutes from the cathedral. I can't say that the place impressed me, but I was curious - it is still iconic for Cologne. Still, there is a variety of goods inside and you can get...More

Thank Elena M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It's a store with eau de toilette. While the history was somewhat interesting, the store itself wasn't.

Thank Les L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Just be sure to make a stop here if you're visiting Cologne. It's the iconic shop where it all started. It's just next to the shopping street, so big chance you'll pass here anyway. Ok, it's just a well presented shop with a small exibition,...More

1  Thank DiDe1973
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is why cologne got its name. A historic place and with high quality stuff where you can get the best cologne in world.

Thank Dillon A
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this, the shop is beautifully presented with helpful staff and products well priced for souvenir and gift buying . The interesting small museum and history of the Kolnisch Wasser makes the experience and the bonus was the Glockenspiel which plays...More

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 30 April 2017

It is very difficult to rate this as an attraction because it is really only a shop. Yes, there is a very small museum upstairs but we could only find information in German and found it really a bit of a nothing. The lady in...More

Thank MarggyCanberra
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Other than seeing the dom (cathedral) and trying the local kolsch (beer), the other main attraction of Cologne is its famous history with fragrances... specifically, Farina and 4711. While both are worth visiting, we found the detour to 4711 more enjoyable. It has a more...More

Thank mediaguru
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Learn something about the history of 4711 in the small exhibition. Staff will answer your questions about the 4711 eau de cologne. Stick your hand under the fountain! Your hand will smell nice the whole day.

Thank eline r
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful quaint museum, lots of great history and memorabilia of the cologne 4711. Worth a visit.

Thank GB1965
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28 November 2016|
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Response from Tarek S | Reviewed this property |
Just cross the street to be in the shopping street and go right i will find a branch there
freddy w
26 January 2015|
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Response from akathankyou | Reviewed this property |
If you are sure that its not fake or past exp date, I think you can buy them anywhere.