A Cologne city guide with all the wonders you need to visit during IMM 2020!
Cologne is an enormous metropolis, full of history and things to tell. It’s easy to get tired in huge Cologne, but it’s not because you’ll get bored! For all of you design lovers, we have compiled a little Cologne city guide with things to see in this amazing city. You won’t want to skip these ones!
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IMM presents the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. Here you’ll will find a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings. Your favorite stand will be at Hall 11.1 – Stand D-003, where the brand Essential Home will be showcasing the most glamorous mid-century furniture items.
Begun in 1248, the construction of this Gothic masterpiece took place in several stages and was not completed until 1880. Over seven centuries, successive builders were inspired by the same faith and a spirit of absolute fidelity to the original plans. Apart from its exceptional intrinsic value and the artistic masterpieces it contains, Cologne Cathedral testifies to the enduring strength of European Christianity.
COLOGNE OLD TOWN
Cologne’s Old Town has a distinctive historical charm. Visitors are drawn by its rustic narrow alleyways lined with traditional old houses. Innumerable breweries, pubs and restaurants invite passersby to linger. There you can enjoy a draft Kölsch beer or try Cologne’s typical Halver Hahn sandwich. Located directly along the Rhine, the Old Town, together with Cologne Cathedral, the Romanesque church Great St. Martin and the tower of the historic City Hall, makes up the world-famous Rhine panorama.
The Augustburg Palace is located 15km south of Cologne, in a small town called Brühl. Besides its unique architectural style, the Augustburg Palace is surrounded by one of the most dazzling and colorful gardens in the city.
Sumptuously decorated and furnished, this charming late Baroque/Rococo palace is famous for its magnificent staircase hall.
GLASHAUS RESTAURANT AND BAR
The Glashaus Restaurant is the ideal place if you want to relax. The glass front affords guests a phenomenal view of the river Rhine and Cologne Cathedral. Inside, expect to be indulged with regional and international specialties.
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