Hotel Im Wasserturm

Kaygasse 2, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50676, Germany | 5 star hotel
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A travel blog entry by caylameinert


... 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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  • There were 74 decorated floats, 67 tractors, 50 Ford baggage trucks.
  • Material used: 4,200 metres of roof battens, 5,000 metres of wire, 6,500 sq.m. of wire mesh, 2,000 sq.m. of fibreboard, 1.5 hundredweight nails and staples, 3,600 kilograms of paint, 10 kilograms of glue, 500 sq.m. of chipboard and plywood, 10 sq.m. of plastic foam.
  • Production costs for the decorated floats and bands: 0.65 million Euro.
  • Total costs: about 2.3 million Euro. ...

  • Up to the top of the tower

    A travel blog entry by johnlucas


    The elderly couple managed to climb 533 steps to the top of Cologne Cathedral this morning so despite the adverse comments yesterday we are not quite dead yet. A very tiring day spent wandering round Cologne, quite a nice city with lots of squares and car free zones. Most of the buildings are new on account of some work done by the British in 1944. After the cathedral and a huge German lunch of ham hock, a ...

    Day 72: Crossing Germany

    A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber


    ... It is a swing gliding thing. You sit on a disk like thing and zoom from one end to the other of a rope. It is sort of like doing a canopy tour zip line. We had a ton of fun on it. So much so that we barely had enough time to return to the hotel, grab our stuff, and catch our train to Cologne.

    The train to Cologne was packed. We were lucky to get two seats together. I think everyone was returning home from the Christmas weekend or something. Oh well. We made it across ...

    Home Sweet (Adrienne's) Home

    A travel blog entry by lozzaine


    Thur 1st
    My feet hurt. A lovely sleep in for a Thursday, so then we headed off on foot for another relaxing slow amble all the way to the cable car across the Rhein - a 4.4km walk - stopping for icecream on the way of course. Took the cable car over the river and took in the fantastic views, including that of the spa facility, which had a nudist section. We hadn't counted on those views! We then walked to the nearby riverbank so Adrienne could ...

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    This 5 star hotel, located in the Innenstadt area of Cologne, is near Chocolate Museum (Schokoladenmuseum), Cologne Christmas Market, 4711 Eau de Cologne / Kölnisch Wasser, and Rhine Valley.
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