Cologne water level meter



Tourist attractions – various
Not far from the Deutz Bridge is the “Kölner Pegel,” which was installed in 1951. The meter mechanically measures the water level of the Rhine at the river’s 688 kilometer mark. The meter display shows the current water level. Detailed information about the water level of the Rhine is provided by the Cologne Flood Protection Center.

Important to know / useful information


  • for Groups

  • for Class

  • for families

  • for individual guests

  • Suitable for Pushchair


The walk from the Heumarkt stop (tram lines: 1, 5, 7 and 9) to the Cologne water level meter takes about 5 minutes.


KölnTourismus GmbH

Kardinal-Höffner-Platz 1
50667 Köln

+49 221 34643 0

Cologne water level meter

50667 Köln

+49 (0) 221 346 43 0

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