The beautiful 12 Romanesque churches of Cologne

Romanesque churches in Cologne

The most famous site in Cologne without any doubt is the Cologne cathedral. What you probably haven’t heard is that Cologne is also known as the city of churches. It is named in that way because of its twelve Romanesque churches located within the medieval city walls. The 12 Romanesque churches of Cologne St. Andrew’s Church (Basilika St. Andreas) You can easily miss St. Andrew’s […]

The dreadful history of the beautiful Melaten cemetery

Melaten cemetery

While travelling I always look for some activities off the beaten path. Visiting cemeteries is one of them. I find the cemeteries fascinating and peaceful places, especially in the autumn or the winter. Melaten cemetery (Melatenfriedhof) totally met my expectations. History of Melaten cemetery The Melaten cemetery is the central cemetery of Cologne. It is a beautiful park and is great for […]

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