Opened by Mayor Konrad Adenauer, later the first Chancellor of West Germany, in 1924, the exhibition center's monumental ... More
Opened by Mayor Konrad Adenauer, later the first Chancellor of West Germany, in 1924, the exhibition center's monumental halls and auditoriums, crowned by the tower, are a reflection of the optimism prevalent in the country during the 'Golden Twenties'. Used by the Nazis as a detention center for Jews, Gypsies and political opponents, the exhibition center was destroyed during World War II, but rebuilt shortly after the war came to an end. With 14 halls, Cologne's exhibition center is the fourth largest in the world. Approximately 25 major trade fairs take place here every year. In April, the center hosts Art Cologne (International Art Fair Cologne) . Log onto the website for more details.
The Lichhof, which means mortuary in German, is a former but wonderfully kept cemetery of a Cologne church. No one
is buried here anymore but a conspicuous Memorial stone, a basalt, keeps the memory of the dead alive. It ...
Anyone who's interested in television and broadcasting, and would like to catch a glimpse behind the scenes should definitely take
one of the guided tours of the Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Germany's largest regional broadcaster. There are tours of the Funkhaus, ...
The city of Cologne charges an extra tax of 5 percent on room accommodation rate (including VAT). This tax will
be charged to guests at check out, and paid to the hotel. A 3 STAR HOTEL WITH 61 ROOMS ...