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Welcome to the hidden side of Cologne

Don't let the pandemic deter you! During the Corona crisis, Cologne has shown remarkable resilience

Good to know

created by Katja Peglow and Christian Werthschulte | |   service

Helpful tips for your stay in Cologne

Coffee and cake time in Cologne

|   food

Indulge your sweet tooth with Kaffee und Kuchen at the city’s best cafés


Beyond the clichés

|   tours

There are many preconceptions about ­Cologne. And although some are rather far from the mark, there is arguably a grain of truth in them all

Game on

created by Thomas Riedel | |   digital cologne

An insight into Cologne’s burgeoning scene of indie game developers

A day in the life of Martin Bechler

|   day in life

The singer tells us how he likes to spend a hungover day in his beloved Ehrenfeld

Lively chaos

created by Hans-Christoph Zimmermann | |   urban culture

Cologne might not always be easy on the eye, but its wide range of architectural gems and monstrosities is what makes it so vibrant