10 Things To Do in Cologne Cathedral – Everyone has different desires while on vacation. Some like shopping, like history, some like sunbathing, some are just happy to enjoy the papaun atmosphere! Here are 10 things you can do while on vacation in Cologne.
10 Things To Do in Cologne Cathedral
- Take a Trip on the Rhine
This long river can be the first object to sail. Join a tour or you can go to the port where these boats start sailing. From the boat, you can enjoy the beauty of the city, vineyard, castle and old church.
- Shop in Belgian Quarter
The Belgian Quarter is the coolest place in Cologne for shopping enthusiasts. This area is filled with shops, boutiques, cafes, restaurants. But don’t expect to shop for hi-end or branded goods here … and the most popular store here is Magazin. The products offered are very young.
- Love-lock Bridge
If you visit Germany with your beloved partner, be sure to stop by Cologne and visit this bridge. This bridge called the Hohenzollern Bridge is a ‘house’ for 10 thousand love locks. Actually not only your love with couples, love for this city can you signify by locking your love here, while hoping to return again. You can buy padlocks at some shops not far from this bridge.
- Visit the Chocolate Museum
Who doesn’t like chocolate? Visit the Cologne Chocolate Museum in the middle of the city, not far from the cathedral church and Cologne dock. Here you can not only see the manufacturing process, you are also allowed to taste. Don’t just taste it … buy it too.
- Drink Beer
Beer is the number one drink in Germany, and you can enjoy it in cafes along the Rhine, day or night. The most famous bar area is Altstadt or the old city of Cologne. Here you will see a line of bars with colorful lights at night serving beer and local food.
- Visit the Pop Art Museum
Located behind the Catedral church, the Ludwig Museum is the best contemporary museum in Cologne. This museum displays the works of Andy Warhol. Just info, Andy Warhol was one of the originators of the Pop Art movement in the United States in the 1950s.
- Cologne Carnival
If you visit here in February or March, maybe you can join the annual Cologne’s Carnival carnival. Every year at least 1 million people gather at this event.
- Enjoy Local Food
where the earth is based, there the sky is held up! As the saying goes, try Koln’s special food, Himmel und Ad, which means Heaven and Earth. Funny name, yup because the basic ingredients used are apples (from the sky) and potatoes (from the ground). Actually this is a dish of mash potato served with meat or sausage and sliced apples, onions and sauteed bacon. This menu is very popular in Cologne and is very easy to get.
- Explore Ehrenfeld
Ehrenfeld is an area in Cologne which is famous as a center for artists. Sure enough, lots of artists from all over the world come and live here. Along the road at Ehrenfelder Bahnhof, you will see large murals. If you visit Cologne in September, maybe you can join the City Leaks Festival. Here diglar urban art tours, exhibitions, and art / music performances.
If you go to Europe, you can be sure that the Cathedral will be the ‘main treat’ in the city or village. Because if you look at the history of Europe, the conditions for the establishment of a city or village is a church, so do not be surprised if in European cities there are many churches. And for Cologne Cathedral, you can read the review here.