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very Pleasant area

It is traditional Square in the old town. We enjoyed walking around this area.It is quit square... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Pleasant square with many bars and restaurants in Cologne Old Town

There are several squares in this area of the Old Town but this is my favourite. There are bars... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank LightAleCavalier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Thank Kimberley H
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely square to sit and chill and enjoy the fresh air close to the river. On one day of our visit to Cologne there was a beer festival going on and the atmosphere was even more exciting than usual! People were drinking...More

Thank juliaandadam123
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Germans love their statues and this is a very impressive one. large and imposing well worth a visit.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 8 August 2018

this well worth a visit to see has bar and restaurants around it. it can get full of tours which can be of some size so stick around until they moved on for a good photo

Thank Bryansid
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

... this place is nothing special, just a few places where to eat and drink and a large square. During the xmas period there is the christmas market, that many people love.

Thank Romangirl79
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I didn’t really care for this part of Cologne as the shopping wasn’t that exceptional. It was different and too spread out. However, if it made my wife happy I am happy.

Thank Daniel A
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21 August 2018|
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Response from Carol K | Reviewed this property |
It is a short walk. The whole downtown area is pretty close together.