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Travel Blogs from Cologne
We had a great sleep last night in our little third floor pension which we found online. The bed was great as was this mornings European breakfast. After checking out, we walked through Haslach and took a few photos of this neat little Black Forest town.
Heading north, we passed through Lichtenau and of course had to stop at 7 Sommerfeld Strasse, our first home away from home (1975-78) The Murphy gang might remember that there was an Edeka grocery ...
... the gift shop and they had everything cathedral!! We also found a shop we had gone in last time that had official German "stuff" and I found the candle merry-go-round thingy mother had...I wanted to get one for our family tradition. So, that was a souvenir found!! They had many of the smokers like Sylvia has...so cute. If I had a wall for knick knacks I would love to look at those treasures - our maybe ...
... the city hall dating back to 1200 although it has been extended twice with different architectural style. It has been rebuilt after being extensively damaged by allied bombing in WWII. The highlight was the Cologne cathedral, which is the second tallest church in Germany, is a magnificent structure. It took 600 years to build, starting in 1260 and not finishing until 1880 (although there was a period of 200 years when no work was done because they ran out of money). Some ...
... things. Simone's definition of "on the fly" is more akin to the way airlines "fly" in that they are closely monitored, scheduled in advance, with contingencies aready considered and factored in should your primary course of action fail. I don't know why we thought this was going to go smoothly.Around four weeks out from entering Europe (well, needing to use a Eurail pass - we have had various discussions about when exactly we entered Europe proper!) Simone decided that this was "on ...
Today we had a nice slow start to the day with a sleep in and a casual breakie in our room...and decided to leave the hotel at about 12 (also slow because of our legs haha).
Our first mission was back on the train into town to check out the Köln Dom. This church is incredible! One of the biggest Gothic churches in Europe. When your standing outside of it, you certainly understand why. It towers over all the other buildings and is the largest structure in the cities skyline. We ...
Other places to stay in Cologne
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- Good service, but poor quality
- Just great, from start to finish...!
- Just Superb
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Excellent Hotel and close to the Christmas markets
- Crowne Plaza, cologne - great hotel
- Great Hotel
Innenstadt, Carlsbad | Hotelfrom $173
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- Excellent place
- Ultra modern 5* quality hotel
- Excellent Hotel, good value
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $170
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $123
- Tolles Erlebnis
- Liebe es , hier zu wohnen
- Love staying here
Altstadt-Nord, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $157
- Great value for money! One of the best hotels!
- Excellent service wonderful location.
- The best hotel I've been to, period.
Altstadt-Nord, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $151
- Excellent: Looking forward to returning!
- Perfect Hotel!
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Nothing outstanding about this hotel
- Dorint congress cologne germany
- Excellent location and great service
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Nice and quiet hotel
- Very comfortable hotel
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $128
- Very nice stay
- Good hotel, near the city
- Many errors
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $158
- Well designed, but tiny rooms
- Fantastic location, great bed and super shower
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Porz, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $109
Mülheim, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Innenstadt, Cologne | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Lindenthal, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Innenstadt, Cologne | 3 star hotelfrom $78
- Really impressed
- Fabulous! A real gem of a hotel.
- Great piano bar
Duerener Strasse 287, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $35
Jiangdong District, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Mülheim, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $68
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Ehrenfeld, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $92
Neustadt-Nord, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Lindenthal, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $80