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Erasmus blog Cologne

  • The Dom

    I will start this blog with the emblem of the city of Cologne, which is the Kölner Dom cathedral. It took a little over 600 years to build this cathedral. It's located next to Cologne Central Station (Hauptbahnhof). It's possible to go inside from 6 a. m. to 9 p. m....

    0 by Mirabelle, 11 months ago
  • Cologne and its effortlessly cool Christmas market

    Reaching Cologne has certainly proven to be an adventure for me but I surely loved all the people I met along the way to there. You can easily reach Cologne in less than 3 hours with a FlixBus from Amsterdam, so if you are looking for an escape, this small German city...

    1 by Lavinia, one year ago
  • Eating in Cologne

    CANTEEN There is a 'Mensa' or canteen in Zülpicher Straβe. The closest tram or metro stop is Universität which is one minute away on foot. In order to eat in the 'Mensa', you simply have to buy a ticket at the entrance. Then you choose different dishes, desserts and...

    0 by Rachel, one year ago
  • Which are the most enjoyable parks in Cologne?

    There are many areas in the heart of Cologne where you can relax and make the most of both the weather and scenery. As you can see from the photo of Köln Triangle (a panoramic view which I will touch upon later), Cologne is a very green city. As far as I remember,...

    0 by Samantha, 2 years ago
  • Cologne ~ A German Getaway

    When I was first an exchange student, I would often be wary of taking short trips out of the country when we had a term break or a long weekend. Now, I jump at those opportunities to go see a new place! So far, I have chosen to travel to Cologne twice when I have had...

    0 by Kaelin, 3 years ago
  • Arriving in Cologne, the Cathedral...

    We're in Cologne Cologne is one of the biggest cities in Germany, the most populated city after Berlin, Hamburg and Munich and is located in one of the most popular areas in Europe, the Rhine-Ruhr. The city belongs to the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and is...

    0 by Amy, 4 years ago
  • Last day in Cologne

    Last day in Germany My third day in Germany was the quietest out of the three I spent days I spent there. After spending all of Friday and Saturday getting to know both Cologne and Bonn and having spent the afternoon and evening at Rhin Festival, it was time to spend a...

    0 by Amy, 4 years ago
  • German beers, kiosks and Erasmus students...

    Even 'Kartoffel' soup! After having made the most of the morning, we went for lunch in the university cafeteria. Ninety percent of the people who were there eating were blond, as white as milk and had blue eyes, and this isn't an exaggeration... I felt lots of eyes on...

    0 by Helen, 4 years ago
  • Transport in Cologne / Köln

    Transport From the airport, Köln-Bonn Flughafen, you can get the train to Cologne's main station, Köln Hauptbahnhof, usually abbreviated as Hbf. At the airport you can also buy, from the machines, a single fare ticket (Einzelfahrten) or a day travelcard (Tages...

    0 by Jake, 5 years ago

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