One of the oldest towns in northern Germany, Cologne has occupied a pivotal role in German history since the Middle Ages. As a result, visitors to Cologne can explore a diversity of sights and landmarks, ranging from its UNESCO-protected Cathedral to the Museum Ludwig with its renowned collection of Pop Art.
Cologne's most famous landmark, Cologne Cathedral, has two 157-metres-high spires and took 632 years to complete. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage site and attracts pilgrims and tourists from across the world. Other historic areas in Cologne include the old town, where you'll find its renowned Gothic and Romanesque architecture.