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Culture & Museums
Cologne – metropolis of arts & culture
This lively city on the Rhine offers a wealth of cultural activities and numerous major events. Attractions such as Cologne Cathedral, which is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the city’s 12 large Romanesque churches create an unforgettable impression on visitors. Furthermore, the cathedral city of Cologne is home to many museums and galleries that present top-class art treasures of all styles and from all epochs. Cologne is richer in diversity, and more vital and lovable than virtually any of Germany’s other big cities.