Anything to do with culture, you want it: Cologne´s got it! Numerous festivals and concerts are waiting to be discovered.
The Cologne Philharmonie (www.koelner-philharmonie.de) offers a symphonic repertoire, jazz sessions, folk music, pop events and concerts.
The diverse museums of Cologne attract visitors from all around the world. The City Museum (www.museenkoeln.de/koelnisches-stadtmuseum) or the Roman German Museum (www.museenkoeln.de/roemisch-germanisches-museum) can give a first impression of Cologne´s history. The Wallraf-Richartz Museum (http://www.wallraf.museum) is dedicated to the art from the middle ages through to the 19th century, while the Museum Ludwig (www.museum-ludwig.de) shows modern art. In addition, located in the Rheinauhafen quarter, stands the well known Chocolate Museum (www.schokoladenmuseum.de).
Sportfans will also get their money´s worth: In the Sport & Olympic Museum (www.sportmuseum.de) documents and artefacts are to be seen about major sporting events. You can take long walks through the many green areas and parks. A highlight for children and adults is a visit to the Cologne Zoo (www.koelnerzoo.de).