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The Roman-Germanic Museum displays excavated artifacts from the Roman settlement of Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, as Cologne was known back then.
The Roman-Germanic Museum displays excavated artifacts from the Roman settlement of Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, as Cologne was known back then. Housed in a 3rd century villa which had the famous Dionysus mosaic, it displays finds of everyday objects such as containers, coins and toys, a Roman glass collection, the reconstructed tomb of the legionary Poblicius, and other miscellaneous artifacts.
The Artothek is a contemporary art gallery which also lends out works of art to visitors
The Museum Ludwig houses a collection of modern art from the 20th century to the present day, showcasing trends from Pop Art, Abstract and Surrealism movements
The Praetorium is an archaeological site with the ruins of the ancient Praetorium, the official residence of the Imperial Governor of Cologne which was then the capital city of the Roman province of Lower Germania
The Heinzelmännchen Fountain is a Gothic fountain in sandstone and wrought iron dedicated to Heinzelmännchen, gnomes who worked for the citizens of Cologne
The Cologne City Hall is a seat of the local city goverment
The statues of Cologne Hänneschen-Theater (puppet theatre) figures Tünnes and Schäl, who jocularly represent the characteristics of the city's inhabitants, stand on the square across from the St
The Gürzenich is a social and cultural space that hosts events, festivals and exhibitions