Also situated along the banks of the Rhine, Cologne is only 40 kilometres from Düsseldorf and is a very popular excursion for those staying in the capital for several days. One of the best ways to get there is by boat, along the river. Cologne is the most populated city in North Rhineland and the fourth most populated in the entire country. This city boasts a blossoming culture and is rich in history, as you will discover as soon as you arrive. We recommend a visit to the modern monuments, such as the Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge, one of the most important railway bridges in Europe, and RheinEnergieStadion, the sports stadium that was once called Müngersdorf. But don’t forget to visit historic monuments, including the Neogothic Cologne Cathedral, and Saint Mary’s in the Capitol, one of the city’s most unique Romanesque churches.
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