Altes Rathaus

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  • Address: Rathausplatz 2, 50667 Koln, Germany, Cologne
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +49-2212212333
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Hall

Germany’s oldest town hall, the Altes Rathaus can be admired from across the street as well. If you want a tour of the interiors, you’ll have to book a tour in advance. Reminiscent of the 14th century, the Altes Rathaus is famous for its bell tower; the bell is sounded off every three hours from 9 am to 6 pm. If you’re not signing up for the tour, stroll across to the southern side of the Rathaus and see the Nine Good Heroes that are carved along the wall. Following this trend, some 120 statues of the heroes of Cologne, as they were referred to, were erected outside the town hall.

  • The tour timings are pre-determined and tickets can only be booked from a tourist office.

  • Rathaus (Subway station)

  • Gast und Weinhaus Brungs (German cuisine served)
  • Das kleine Steakhaus (Argentine cuisine served; barbeque recommended)
  • Hard Rock Cafe

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  • Altes Rathaus Address: Rathausplatz 2, 50667 Koln, Germany, Cologne
  • Altes Rathaus Contact Number: +49-2212212333
  • Altes Rathaus Timing: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Altes Rathaus Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Altes Rathaus: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 84.37% of people who visit Cologne include Altes Rathaus in their plan

  • 37.41% of people start their Altes Rathaus visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Altes Rathaus

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

64.48% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Altes Rathaus

People normally club together Koelner Zoo and Kolner Dom while planning their visit to Altes Rathaus.

People also prefer to start their day with Altes Rathaus.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Tourists should really take a look at this great piece of architecture

  • Historical place with a nice exterior. There was an event taking place when I was there, but I took a peek and there doesn't seem to be much to see.

  • Very nice building and historical place! Lots of weddings and happy people!

  • Great historical place

  • I really should have gone inside, but the building is just as impressive simply looking at the outside. I love all the little statues that cover the tower.

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