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Eigelstein Torburg, Cologne

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  • Another cool city gate that I accidentally stumbled upon as I was looking for the laundromat. Turns out there is more to this gate than just the fact that it is the old city gate.  more »
  • This massive basalt gate like structure was built in late twelfth century and is a part of the 5.5 km wall built. This wall was built to protect the city from the invaders from the Northetn side. Loca...  more »
  • Our hotel was near this area, so we decided to go visit it. On either side of the gate, there are various eateries and the area around the gate was very laid back. It's definitely a gate with a long-a...  more »
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  • Love these old city gates, but it seems that there is much more to this place than meets the eye.
  • A very nice place and around many cafe and bar .
  • We started our free walking tour from here. Easy enough to find and has a decent bit of history attached. Nothing much to see unless you hear the stories.
  • This tower is beautiful and the area very lively. This is the jazz school of Cologne inside, the rooms are well equipped.
  • It's a replica. But it still worth taking a look. There are a lot of stores around there.

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The Ring is a semicircular area around the edge of the city's walls from Chlodwigplatz to Ebertplatz. Along the semicircle are hotel chains and boutique accommodations that offes ready access to the city center on foot or via a short metro ride. For access to nightlife, consider the Südstadt area known for its rock bars, cocktails, and theaters. The luxury accommodations in the elegant Friesenviertel area often attracts local celebrities. Search for lodging deals in the Nippes area, which is away from the busy center and known for its local character.
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