Cologne City Hall 2.7 rating


The Cologne City Hall is a seat of the local city goverment. The complex comprises several buildings -

  • The historic town hall built in 1330 has the Hansa Hall with remarkable stone figures of the Nine Worthies who personified the ideals of chivalry,
  • The 5-storey late-Gothic style Ratsturm (Council tower) built in 1414 which is adorned with more than 130 stone statues and a Rathausturmuhr which strikes every hour,
  • Piazzetta (Atrium) with Hann Trier's ceiling painting of Wolke (Clouds),
  • The 16th century Renaissance style loggia and cloister (the Löwenhof), and
  • Spanischer Bau which was rebuilt in 1953.
The City Hall stands on the site of the former Ancient Roman Praetorium, the ruins of which are visible today.



About Cologne City Hall

 Rathauspl., 50667 Köln, Germany

 +49 221 2210

Cologne City Hall and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Flora and Botanical Garden

Flora and Botanical Garden(2.6 km)

Museum für Angewandte Kunst

Museum für Angewandte Kunst(0.4 km)
The Museum für Angewandte Kunst is dedicated to the decorative arts, with a collection of over 100,000 European items from the 10th century to the present day, including jewellery, porcelain, furnishing, textiles, weaponry and architectural exhibits.


Hahnentorburg(1.3 km)
Hahnentorburg is a monument gate that was built as part of the medieval fortifications in the 13th century.

Hohenzollern Bridge

Hohenzollern Bridge(0.6 km)
The Hohenzollern Bridge over the Rhine River is Cologne's 'love locks' bridge, dotted with thousands of little padlocks affixed by lovers.


Kolumba(0.4 km)
The Kolumba is a Christian art museum presenting paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, decorative art and religious icons from Late Antiquity to the present day.


Rheinpark(1.7 km)

St. Pantaleon's Church

St. Pantaleon's Church(1.3 km)


Trinitatiskirche(0.5 km)
The Trinitatiskirche is a 19th century evangelical Protestant church that hosts art exhibitions and cultural presentations, apart from the regular religious services.

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