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Since its establishment in 1957 as the first European cable car to cross a river - in this case, the Rhine - the Cologne cable car has carried millions of passengers. The views are, of course, the big draw, particularly those of the Old Town and Cologne Cathedral. For more great views, a visit to…
A cable car ride across the river Rhein is not only a fast way to travel from the Cologne Zoo to the Rheinpark but also a nice opportunity to see Cologne from above.
The Cologne Cable Car is a cableway that runs across the River Rhine in Cologne, Germany. It connects the two banks of the Rhine at the height of Cologne's Zoo Bridge (Zoobrücke).
Cologne cable cars over the river. Great after visiting the Rheinpark. Zoo at the other side.
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“The Cologne zoo and the aquarium - why not going there wehen staying longer in Cologne?”
- 41 locals recommend
“If you want to have a look over Cologne but also see the Dom, that's the place to be. On the other side of the river, next to Messe Deutz, you won't have to climb the stairs and it costs about the same as walking up the Dom. Closed with heavy rain or wind as you're standing outside. If it's you birthay you get in for free (at least some years ago)!”
- 93 locals recommend
“Relaxing bathing in water that’s between 33°C and 37°C 2h - 16€ (with sauna 21€) dayticket 35€”
- 39 locals recommend
“At the back of Cologne cathedral, you'll find the footpath across the iconic railway bridge that connects the city centre with "Deutz", the veedel (quarter) at the eastern side of the river Rhine. Once you've reached the Rhineboulevard on the other side, you'll have the perfect skyline view on the old town.”
- 43 locals recommend
“Lanxess Arena (originally CologneArena) is an indoor arena that can accommodate 20,000 people. It is primarily used as a concert venue or by VfL Gummersbach (team handball), Kölner Haie (ice hockey)”
- 34 locals recommend