Art & Culture

Cologne offers unique and diverse museums. The offer ranges from ancient works in the Roman-Germanic Museum to modern art.

The Dombauhütte Cologne and Domforum provide you an overview of all the guides that are mediated or offered.

The Cologne Museum variety is best discovered in an event .

Discover the numerous galleries in Cologne. They are scattered throughout the city , here you will find all locations .

I AM REAL. WHAT ARE YOU? The world-renowned classic fragrance, which pleasantly affects body, mind and spirit for over 222 years .

All pieces are written and played on kölsch . The ensemble performs Stock dolls themselves - speaking, singing and playing live.

The Musical Dome is because of its unusual glass and steel construction, a unique theater and an eye-catcher .

The Kölner Philharmonie is in the fortunate position of being home to the Gürzenich Orchestra and the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne two orchestras of world renown.

The spectacle Cologne is the traditional exhibition venue in Cologne.

Sports and Freetime

In Cologne and the surroundings you can easily discover new and exciting things like: Zoo, cruise, outdoor museum or theme park.

The Cologne Zoo is one of the oldest and most popular zoos in Germany. The Zoological Gardens is home of around 10,000 animals from more than 750 different species.

Come along for the extraordinary journey that you will ever experience. Meet Dragons, visit ancient temples, listen to fantastic stories - paired with a lot of action!

The football club represents the heart and soul of Cologne, the fourth largest city in Germany. Hardly any city cheers so intensively with their club.

Its portfolio ranges from attractive pool and sauna offers two modern fitness centers to a unique European ice arena with a spectacular elevated ice track (Winter Offer).

The flora is inaugurated in core 1864 Botanical Garden in Cologne. 2014 eponymous palatial hard house was reopened after three years of renovation for the 150th anniversary. Click the title for more information.

With a fleet of twelve vessels, KD is also the market leader in this industry. Traditional destinations are the attractions of the Middle Rhine or special events such as Rhine in Flames.

Four decades hockey history! The Kölner Haie are one of the most glorious tradition clubs in Germany. The KEC is a cult!

Discover a source for your recreation: Located in Cologne Rheinpark one of the most beautiful thermal spas greets you with views of the Cologne Cathedral.

Fairs and events

With each year more than 80 trade fairs, exhibitions , guest and special events in Cologne and in the most important markets worldwide is Koelnmesse exhibition center no. 1 for 25 industries .

Koelnmesse organizes over 80 trade fairs, exhibitions and events in Cologne and in the most important markets worldwide.

By the mid- 80s , the Cologne wanted a "new event hall". They had to wait over ten years. And then in October 1998 Germany's largest and most modern arena opened.

One of the most beautiful music synchronous altitude fireworks transformes Cologne into a sea of ​​lights and colors on July 15, 2017.

The carnival season or the "fifth season" is officially starting on "Eleventh in the Eleventh" , 11 November , at "11:11 AM " of at the Cologne Alter Markt and Heumarkt with performances of the most famous carnival musicians in front of several thousand spectators.


Cologne is the fourth largest city and the largest city of North Rhine- Westphalia. Cologne has one of the most important railway junctions and inland ports in Europe.

The Cologne Tourist Board is the official tourism organization for the City of Cologne, and thus the first contact for visitors from around the world.

The Cologne transporting enterprises AG ( KVB ) operates the city bus routes and light rail Cologne.

Tours and guides across the kölsche kitchen with Kölsch stop at the brewery, food and drink as before or of a delectable local history.

The official city portal provides data and information on dates, events and local history.

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