Travel to Cologne

Travel to Cologne

ORIENTATION AND PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Cologne stretches across the Rhine, but nearly all’ sights and the city center can be found on the western side. The Altstadt is split into Altstadt-Nord, near the Hauptbahnhof, and Altstadt-Siid, south of the Severinsbriicke (bridge).

Tourist Office: Verkehrsamt, Unter Fettenhennen 19 (194 33), across from the entrance to the Dom, provides free city maps and books rooms for a ‚3 fee. Open May-Oct. M-Sa 9am-9pm, Su 10am-6pm; Nov.-Apr. M-Sa 8am-9pm, Su 9:30am-7pm. Currency Exchange: Reisebank, in the train station. Open daily 7am-9pm. Bi-Gay-Lesbian Resources: Schulz Schwulen-und Lesbenzentrum, Kartauserwall 18 (93 18 80 80), near Chlodwigpl. Info, advice, and cafe. The tourist office also offers the Gay City Map with listings of gay-friendly hotels, bars, and clubs.

Police: 110. Fire and ambulance: 112.

Pharmacy: Apotheke im Hauptbahnhof, near Gleis 12 ( 139 11 12), in the train station. Open M-F 6am-8pm, Sa 9am-8pm.

Internet access: Galeria Kaufhof, Hohe Str. 41 3rd fl. ‚1.50 per30min.

Post Office: at the corner of Breite Str. and Tunisstr. in the WDR-Arkaden shopping gallery. Address mail to be held: Postlagernde Briefe fur Firstname SURNAME, Hauptpostamt, 50667 Koln, GERMANY. Open M-F 8am-8pm, Sa 8am-4pm.

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