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Incredible Things to Do and See in Cologne, Germany

Aishwarya Karwa Jul 31, 2019
One of the ancient German cities, Cologne is inundated with buildings constructed in Gothic-style. The city's lively vibe, vibrant nightlife and plethora of intriguing must-do things attract globetrotters from all around the world.

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Gaze at the fantastic Cologne Cathedral, one of the most visited sites in Cologne, recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Take a tour of the massive yet fascinating - the Hohenzollern Bridge built over the Rhine river.

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Wander around at Cologne's Old Town area, full of tapering cobblestone streets. The town which was once ruined completely during WWII now has scenic sights that stun the visitors.

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Plan a picnic, or just stroll around in the gorgeous Rhine Garden on a perfect sunny day!

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Profess your love on the Hohenzollern Bridge, where visitors fix padlocks on the Bridge's railing and drop the key in the Rhine river.

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Take part in the ethereal Cologne Sightseeing Cruises and explore this beautiful city while you sail through the Rhine river.

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Visit the Church of Great St. Martin, an extraordinary Romanesque Catholic Church that was built in the 12th century.

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See the modern side of Cologne, visit the Kranhauser buildings (Crane houses) located on Rheinauhafen (Rhine Harbor) along the river Rhine.

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Delight yourself with an extravagant shopping spree on the bustling Schildergasse Street, located in central Cologne.

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If you happen to be in Cologne while the Christmas eve is around, make sure you check out the grand dazzling Christmas market here!
Satisfy your sweet tooth cravings at Cologne Chocolate Museum, take part in the guided tours and exhibits that inform you about the history of chocolate since its beginnings.
Sit back, sip a beer or two at Cologne's finest Beer Gardens. You can also indulge in some great local foods at these gardens.