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Reviewed 6 days ago

Cologne historic old town is really worth to visit, there are beautiful cathedrals, historical building, city university complex and many more. What needs to be mentioned is there are two river sides and two faces of the city. Right side is more like industrial zone and a bit cheaper for living, the left one is that with historical old town and quite expensive for living.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the time different people with different culture is there.
Inside the church is special and outside is full of energy.

Thank khoeiny
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strolling around the historic Old Town should be a must for all visitors provided time is sufficient for the visit. There are many old houses there with different architectural impacts. There are many shops and restaurants in the town. Recommended.

Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Koln is a wonder in itself, but Altstadt is of course pure magic. Just don't stay strictly within the limits of Altstadt, nor do only what guides tell you. Altstadt is the collection of million shops, cafes, statues, fountains, etc. Look into every corner, drop into every shop, stay still in the street for ten minutes - and you'll see its true beauty.

1  Thank Irina Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the city thru the eyes of a guild who was a proclaimed Lutheran in a Catholic city and claimed he lived on the wrong side of the river. He brought the town to life, explained that Cologne relishes its reputation as being more fun than Berlin, and explained the history of the area. He made sure we saw the amazing Roman floor (by looking through a window on the street) and the outside of the Cathedral. We could go inside if we wanted to. It was much more fun than wandering around with an iPhone guide in our hand. After his tour we paid a small amount to ride a funny little "cho cho train" (really a bus with a lot of cars) to the Chocolate Museum.

Thank ChubbyElf
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great part of town. It's very safe, easily walkable, and full of excellent restaurants and wonderful architecture. You could spend all day there-and should!

2  Thank Moira A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful city that I visit year after year. The center is supermarket and there you can find parts of history, and when you get past the past you can go shopping as you have a lot of shops. In the summer, in the autumn it is nice to walk or run on the shores of the Rhine, and in winter you find a superb Christmas fair near the cathedral. I recommend this city and if you get to the center you can taste a portion of french fries with different sauces.

Thank PaulDo87
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did a walking tour around the old town & learned about the archiatecture & history. It was very interesting.

1  Thank Barry L
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The cities old town provides many photographic opportunities as you stroll the streets taking in the architectural details and looking at the local shops and restaurants. Pay attention to the details of the architecture as the craftsman of Cologne have a great sense of humor. You certainly will find a surprise if you observe closely as you wander the town.

Thank RobertSofSC
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Altstadt is wonderful place like other German places. There are a lot of buildings and katedral in there. Another time I will visit again

Thank erdncksdl
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