Hotel Pilar Garni

Siegesstrasse 34, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50679, Germany | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cologne

Alaaf!!

A travel blog entry by caylameinert

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... started.... Wrong... When we got to the recommended location at about 9:30AM there was not a single person in sight... Soon enough we learned that this location was towards the end of the parade, hence why there was no crowd yet formed. We decided to hop back on the tram (which we rode illegally for the 5th time that weekend), and head towards the start of the parade. Because we woke up so early, we were actually there early enough to see the floats and parade ...

Rosenmontag at the Kölner Karneval!

A travel blog entry by beckygooch

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... and hundreds of horses too! Everything was so colourful and the crowd was so loud and excited, it was a great atmosphere! We stayed through the entire parade - which lasted around 5 and a half hours! - and enjoyed every minute! It was a long day, and we did get rather cold, but it was entirely worth it to experience a proper German tradition!

Here are some facts my Mummy sent me afterwards - it is shocking just how big the carnival really is!

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Up to the top of the tower

A travel blog entry by johnlucas

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... meat about the size of a rugby ball, we struggled round the main art gallery which has a fine collection of Picasso's and Wahol paintings but I am afraid we lowered the tone by doing a Harry Worth with one of the exhibits. If you don't know who Harry Worth is ask you dad (or look at http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nIPihrhzr- U) I will add the picture of this exploit tomorrow. Tonight we are on the sleeper to ...

One month down

A travel blog entry by christie.orr

... though. We called it a night at 3 again but still werent home til around 4am, and had class at 9 the next day!
Luckily the seminar on Sunday finished at lunchtime! So I was able to go back to bed for the rest of the afternoon!
That Sunday evening, and the previous Sunday, Jemma and I went along to a Forro dance class. Forro is like a brazllian salsa, It was really fun! I was able to pick up the turns and that pretty easily because of rock and roll but the basic step ...

Prost (Cheers)!

A travel blog entry by creyes

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"In Kohn, a town of monks and bones And pavements fang'd with murderous stones And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches I counted two and seventy stenches All well defined, and several stinks! Ye Nymphs that reign o'er sewers and sinks The River Rhine it is well known Doth was your city of Cologne But tell me nymphs, what power divine Shall henceforth wash the River Rhine?" Samuel Taylor Coleridge Today we strolled through time in ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Innenstadt area of Cologne, is near Chocolate Museum (Schokoladenmuseum), Museum Ludwig, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, and Kolner Philharmonie.
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