Cathedral city, carnival stronghold, heavyweight sports, media center and university city are the buzzwords that should actually come up when the city of Cologne is mentioned.
But was that it?
Of course not. Old town, the world-famous cathedral, Kölsch, relics from Roman times, the population center of the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region as the focal point between the former federal capital Bonn, Bergheim, Leverkusen and Bergisch-Gladbach, an important location for the chemical and automotive industry and a trade fair and congress location are further ” Features ”that make this city on the Rhine so unique.
Not to be forgotten are the Rhenish attitude towards life, the cheerfulness and the party mood as well as the numerous colleges and universities as the largest educational and research location in West Germany, which attract students from all over Germany, Europe and the world.