Alter Markt

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About Alter Markt

Alter Markt, nestled in the heart of Cologne’s Old Town, is a historic square that has been the social and commercial hub of the city for centuries. Known for its vibrant atmosphere, this square is lined with traditional breweries, quaint cafes, and shops, making it a lively meeting place for locals and tourists alike. The area is steeped in history, with events and architecture that tell the tale of Cologne’s rich past.

Best Time/Season to Visit:

Alter Markt is enjoyable throughout the year, but it is especially vibrant during the Cologne Carnival and the Christmas market season when it becomes a centre of festive activities and decorations.