Cologne's Roman past remains constantly present. Just by making a shopping trip along the Hohe Straße, which runs ... More
Cologne's Roman past remains constantly present. Just by making a shopping trip along the Hohe Straße, which runs down from the Kölner Dom to the business centre of the city, you are walking in the footsteps of the ancient Romans. The modern-day Hohe Straße follows the course of the former Roman main street, the cardo maximus. More recently, the Hohe Straße was the first completely pedestrianised roadway in Germany.
I AM A REGULAR VISITOR TO COLOGNE AND THE SHOPPING IS GREAT,TOP QUALITY HAND MADE SHOES FROM �50 HUGO BOSS T SHIRTS THAT ARE �70 IN MEDDOWHALL ARE �20 COLOGNE, AND THAT GOES ACROSS THE BOARD.THE ONLY THING I WOULD ADVISE IS TAKE PLENTY OF EUROS AS ENGLISH CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT ALWAYS ACCEPTED .THIS IS A CITY FOR EVERYONE ,RESONABLE PRICES AND FRIENDLY PEOPLE MAKE THIS A GREAT PLACE FOR A LONG WEEKEND BREAK
I spent a week in Cologne and one of the greatest and most memorable moments I had was a treasure hunt for a pair of pink and plaid converse high tops. Searching with a friend, we cruised up and down "High Street" looking for them. They are there, but we couldn't find them. The atmosphere is amazing! and yhou literally are watching the world go by. International flair meets the Old City of Cologne on High Street. It is a great place to find more modern items, but if you're looking for more traditional German style souveniers, you'll have to look elsewhere.
A lot has changed at Heumarkt over the last few centuries! These days it mainly seems to be one huge
building site, which is actually an archaeological excavation. Like the nearby Altermarkt , it was once for much more ...
The Hindenburg suspension bridge was entirely destroyed in the second World War. A simple girder bridge was erected in its
place in 1979. Today it is called Deutzer Bridge and is 40 metres wide.
The Deutzer Werft is an old shipyard that often serves as a dramatic and panoramic backdrop to concerts, art festivals
and music gigs that take place here. With the Rhine river and beautiful ships sailing past, any event is ...
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