Cologne is one of the oldest cities in Germany and today the fourth largest city in the country.
It took 632 years to build the Cologne Cathedral
Remember St. Ursula from the coat of arms? The remains of her 11,000 martyred companions can be seen in the Basilica. To see the chamber of relics, visit the Goldene Kammer (Golden Treasury) room within the church. The church builders found the mortal remains of the virgins in a Roman graveyard directly below the church foundation.
Kölsch is a light beer that is made and consumed in Cologne. Served in a small cylinder-shaped glass, Kölsch is the beer of choice and most likely the only beer offered in a Kölner institution.