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Cologne's Christmas Market


Christmas Market Cologne, boasting the largest Christmas Tree in the region
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Cologne Christmas Market - Overview:

Cologne celebrates the season with seven Christmas markets throughout its city center. The Christmas market directly in front of the Cologne Cathedral is the most impressive one and boasts the largest Christmas tree in the region.


Swing to free Christmas concerts playing nightly in front of the Cathedral; starting at 6 p.m., you can enjoy everything from jazz, gospel and rock, to traditional German Christmas carols.

Getting There:

The Christmas market is celebrated in front of the Cologne Cathedral, which is right next to the central railway station of Cologne; take the subway or train to the stop "Dom/Hauptbahnhof".


November 25 - December 23, 2013

Opening Hours:

  • Mo-Fri 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Sat-Sun 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
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