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Nice Market Square

The market square is located at the heart of the town and always crowded with people. There are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
The nicest in the city

Probably the nicest christmas market in Cologne. Stalls with food, christmas decoration, drinks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
B1758CPangelg
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The market square is located at the heart of the town and always crowded with people. There are many shops, cafes and restaurants around. The atmosphere around is joyful and active not only during festive period. It is also popular for people to gather around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the nicest christmas market in Cologne. Stalls with food, christmas decoration, drinks, souvenirs...

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited whilst the Christmas Market was on - which was simply stunning. However, the restaurants and shops in the square also drew us in, including the Fraulein Herborth's Burger restaurant. Best in Cologne!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

if you are driveing to this place there is parking at the very bottom of the plaza. plenty of thing to see and eat.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This monument is prominent and can’t be missed when one enters the square or platz. This sight is interesting and provides perspective on history and time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobertSofSC
Reviewed 12 September 2018

It is traditional Square in the old town. We enjoyed walking around this area.It is quit square .Also, it nice place to eat or drink.It few meters from the Heumarket.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
Reviewed 30 August 2018

There are several squares in this area of the Old Town but this is my favourite. There are bars, eating places galore where you can relax and watch the world go by. We have taken single drink stops to main meal stops here without any...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LightAleCavalier
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We enjoyed walking about this area, viewing unique art and visiting shops. It seems a bit calmer and quieter here and not so packed with tourists and tour groups. Wander about at a leisurely pace and enjoy yourselves.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 24 August 2018

The title I have given my comment says it all with one exception. Enter the square on foot from the direction of Heumarkt and on the left there is a building where civil marriage ceremonies are performed. During our week in Cologne we saw several....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ed W
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Lovely square and impressive statue surrounded by a selection of bars and restaurants. Only reason I rated it 4* and not 5* was that the information provided on the statue was only in German, meaning translating was a slight issue in order to understand more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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It is a short walk. The whole downtown area is pretty close together.
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