The first ever German memorial to the distant past is to be found in part of the medieval city wall near to the Ulrepforte. ... More
The first ever German memorial to the distant past is to be found in part of the medieval city wall near to the Ulrepforte. In the late 13th century, a breach in the wall allowed enemy troops to enter the city for the first and only time in the history of Cologne. The memorial to this event, which is to be found close to the Ulrepforte , is a replica. The original is kept in the Kölner Stadtmuseum .
The Kallendresser vom Alder Markt, a figure of fun who would do his "business" in the Regenrinne (Kalle) with his
exposed behind hanging from the Haus zur Sonne. This house was located at the perimeter of the neutral territory ...
Would you like to sit in comfort while a motorised ride takes you back to the time of Ancient Rome
and to the former Roman governor's palace? In 1953, archaeologists uncovered the walls of the house in which the ...
There are very few reminders nowadays that the inhabitants of Cologne once bought and sold fish. One such is the
Fischmarkt, next to the Rheingarten. The former fishery, which made a good profit particularly in Lent, when fish was ...
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