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Culture & Lifestyle in Cologne

Cologne is famous for its imposing cathedral and world-famous carnival, as well as its eclectic cultural scene, ranging from art and music to traditional festivals and events. Away from your event, immerse yourself in the city's vibrant cultural heritage, experience exciting exhibitions and concerts, and enjoy the warm hospitality of Cologne's locals, not to mention the relaxed atmosphere of Cologne’s cozy breweries, where you can sample local specialties such as Kölsch beer and Himmel un Ääd. Feel the warmth of the Cologne’s inhabitants in lively districts such as the Belgian Quarter or Cologne's Old Town, where you can linger in quaint cafés and browse charming boutiques.

Discover more about the rich cultural tradition and the effervescent joie de vivre that make Cologne into such a unique city.

Programme & Culture in Cologne

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The Cologne way of life

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