Things to do in Cologne

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    Kölner Dom

    Kölner Dom

    Ranked #1 overall in Cologne things to do
    9.1117 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Church
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    Beautiful cathedral. If you can register 3+ months out for your trip, definitely spring for a private rooftop tour, it was breathtaking.

  • 2
    Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge

    Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge

    Ranked #2 overall in Cologne things to do
    9.024 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Bridge
    Popular withArtsyHistoryBackpackers

    This hundred year old bridge has many trains passing over it every day. It provides some great photo ops when it is lit up at night, and if you walk ...

  • 3
    Kölner Zoo

    Kölner Zoo

    Ranked #3 overall in Cologne things to do
    9.218 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    This is a great zoo by international standards. Everything is clean and organized. It was cool to check out the animals. Probably would be more fun if you have kids.

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    Phantasialand

    Phantasialand

    Ranked #4 overall in Cologne things to do
    9.512 reviews
    Entertainment, Theme Park
    Popular withAdventureFamiliesOutdoorsy
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    Schildergasse

    Schildergasse

    Ranked #5 overall in Cologne things to do
    8.88 reviews
    Shopping
    Popular withFamiliesBusinessSolo Female

    Time to shop! Schildergasse is Cologne’s main shopping street with loads of brand name retailers. If it seems busier than other city’s high streets you are correct – it was ...

  • 6
    Globetrotter Store

    Globetrotter Store

    Ranked #6 overall in Cologne things to do
    8.88 reviews
    Shopping
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    The ‘Globetrotter Store’ is a travelers’ paradise! It holds the widest and coolest collections of travel equipments ever seen! It is not only great for shopping, but incredibly entertaining!

  • 7
    Ludwig Museum

    Ludwig Museum

    Ranked #7 overall in Cologne things to do
    9.47 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHipstersHistory

    This is a great modern art museum with a huge collection of Picasso's work. I also really loved the pop art collection - something I haven't seen much of in ...

  • 8
     Roman-Germanic Museum (Römisch Germanisches Museum (RGM)

    Roman-Germanic Museum (Römisch Germanisches Museum (RGM)

    Ranked #8 overall in Cologne things to do
    8.88 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The Cologne Place to feel the Roman Culture! Really nice and you have to Visit it. You'll learn many Things about Colonia Claudia Ara Aggrippinensium CCAA - wich means the ...

  • 9
    Flora und Botanischer Garten

    Flora und Botanischer Garten

    Ranked #9 overall in Cologne things to do
    10.06 reviews
    Outdoors, Garden
    Popular withOutdoorsyGreenFamilies

    Not only is Cologne’s botanical garden well-maintained and beautiful it’s also free so perfect for a street free walk amongst flowers and trees. The garden is quite large so give ...

  • 10
    Peters Brauhaus

    Peters Brauhaus

    Ranked #10 overall in Cologne things to do
    9.36 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Pub
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeHipsters
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