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Itinerary 1 Day in Cologne

The uniqueness of Cologne lies in the fact that despite being a 2000-year-old city it has expanded and developed to be one of the largest metropolitans in Europe. From medieval city gates and houses to streets famous for nightlife and shopping, Cologne offers you a soothing as well as an exciting travel experience. You can get inspired and spoilt at the same time in just 1 day at Cologne. Go through this itinerary to know how to spend a perfect 1 day in Cologne

  • Morning

The city of Bonn was a witness to the baptism of one of the most distinguished and acknowledged musicians of all time- Beethoven and hence, it is the home to the Beethoven Hans Museum. Start your journey in Cologne from an inspirational note and experience the largest Beethoven collection under one roof. Head to the Haus der Geschichte (House of History) which is situated in Bonn itself. It is a museum of contemporary history and emphasizes the orientation of visitors and a vivid presentation of historical events.

  • Afternoon

Visit the Chocolate Museum located just 30 min away from the House of History and sate your appetite. This museum briefs about the 5000 years of history of chocolate as well as cocoa tree harvesting, cultivation, and nourishment. 1 day in Cologne is complete only after acquiring some knowledge about the emergence, history, and culture of chocolate from this museum.

  • Evening

Visit the Altes Rathaus, a gothic tower adorned with figurines of old city notables. The Altes Rathaus has architectural designs from every periodic era. The Kolner Dom should be on your list of must visit places if you are there for just 24 hours in Cologne. It is the most visited landmark in Germany and a tallest twin-spired church. End your day in Cologne by visiting this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This is one itinerary for 24 hours in Cologne.

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  • I have plan to go to Koeln on 4-7 October and i would like to find a small tour on 5-6 Oct for 2 days. Could you pls advise program that you have. I stay at IBIS Budget Koeln Messe.

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