#4 in Best Places to Visit in Germany - Although the name of the city is Cologne, it is not known for manufacturing any sort of scented spray. In fact, when it was established by the Romans 2,000 years ago, it was named Colonia Claudia Ara Aggrippinensium.
Cologne Germany Attractions
With such a valuable amount of history behind this city, there is so much to explore, learn, and soak up. Cologne is not short on museums, as the city has a total of over 35 museums. Another great draw is the Cologne Carnival, which is an annual carnival held in February or March of every year. Some of the main attractions in the city include Cathedral of Cologne, Lanxess Arena, Cologne Zoo, Ludwig Museum and Koelnmesse.