5 Places Locals love in Cologne, not the usual tourist attractions!
In the city centre on the roof of the old fortress ring Fort X you find this amazing rose garden. It was created in 1920, nearly 100 years ago, but it is still one of the most hidden gems in Cologne.
What would Cologne be without beer and its typical Koelsch? But have you ever heard of Cologne’s smallest brewery “Braustelle”? Fun fact: The own brewed beer called “Helios” is technically an “Altbier”, which is known as the typical beer in Duesseldorf, the “rival” of Cologne.
Of course, the Cologne cathedral is the symbol of the city. You can visit it inside and climb up the stairs. But did you know that there is an elevator at the north side of the dome that brings you up to the roof? This guided tour is a real insider tip and worthy to book it!
In Cologne, a time travel is possible! Discover the underground city of the romans which was built to a time around the birth of Christ. There is a hidden access to an old Roman sewer system as well, right in the city centre.
Beach feeling in Cologne, is that possible? Of course – a stunning skyline view included! Lean back, enjoy a cocktail and watch the sunset.