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COLOGNE ATTRACTIONS INFORMATION

So many sights to visit - all in easy reach!

Whether visiting Cologne, Germany for work, leisure or on family holiday, Hotel Alt Deutz City-Messe-Arena is one of the best city centre hotels in the district of Deutz for experiencing the most popular tourist attractions and things to do.

Located in the heart of Cologne's Right of Rhine, opposite Old Town and the Cathedral and near the Koelnmesse Exhibition Centre and Lanxess Arena, our accommodation is just moments from great shopping and restaurants, fun activities and iconic attractions. Even the ICE train station Köln-Deutz can be reached on foot within five minutes only.

Koelnmesse

Located a quick, four-minute walk from the hotel, you can visit the Cologne Exhibition Center Koelnmesse. It’s the world’s fifth-largest trade fair and exhibition venue, conducting more than 80 trade fairs, exhibitions and special events per year.

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Lanxess Arena

Lanxess Arena is the largest, multi-purpose arena in Germany and the third most visited arena in the world. It is located in Cologne Deutz district, close to the Hotel Alt Deutz City-Messe-Arena. 

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Odysseum Cologne

The adventure museum Odysseum in Cologne is unique in Germany! At 150 adventure stations for different age groups you can go on an exciting research trip. Visit the museum with the mouse and experience the stories of the broadcast with the mouse of WDR live.

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Chocolate Museum

A ship made of glass and metal, the Museum is located in the Rheinau docks, right in front of the old town near the fascinating Cologne Cathedral. This unique Museum presents the entire history to the present day of cocoa and chocolate production.

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Roman-Germanic Museum

The museum was completed in 1974 above the place where the Dionysos mosaic was found. The collection gives a lively picture of the Roman culture on the Rhine over three floors.

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Cologne Shopping Streets

The main shopping streets Schildergasse and Hohe Straße can be reached after a simple walk over one of the bridges crossing the Rhine. Guests favouring trendy boutiques should make a detour to nearby Ehrenstraße.

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Cologne Cathedral & Old Town

The Old Town of Cologne with its shops, restaurants and world-famous Cologne Cathedral are just a short walk across one of the Rhine bridges. The Cologne Cathedral is a world heritage building and one of the most famous sights in the city.

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Rheinauhafen

Its immediate location on the Rhine and the proximity to the city center make it a highly attractive new district. A mixture of living and working as well as art and culture has emerged on 251,000 square meters of gross floor space. 

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4711 - The World of Fragrances

Origin and home. Attraction and cultural heritage. Cologne and the world. The House of Fragrance in Cologne’s Glockengasse has always stood for the 4711 brand, and is an exhibition site, an event location and a magnet drawing people in from all over the world.

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Cologne is one of the most popular German cities for shopping, dining and entertainment. The lively neighbourhood of the hotel’s main street Deutzer Freiheit with its cafés and restaurants is just around the corner from the hotel. The central shopping streets of Cologne can be easily reached either on foot, crossing one of the Rhine bridges or by a short ride with the tram.

When trying to decide on places to visit and things to see in Cologne, allow our friendly staff to provide recommendations and assistance with day trips, sightseeing tours, transportation and more.

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