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Gay capital of Germany?

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The city of Cologne (Köln), Germany is known worldwide for its impressive medieval Cathedral, but don’t be fooled. This city has a much more to share!

Are you aware that Cologne is also known as “The Gay capital of Germany”? It offers a variety of Bars, Restaurants, clubs and other LGBTQ friendly shops all around the city.  Phonix Sauna and Hennes Terrasse are some of the most renowned bars and restaurants in the city, among many others.

There are two main sections in Cologne where you will find yourself to be in a happier area: Rudolfplatz, known locally as the “Bermuda Triangle”, has a more modern vibe with a selection of cafes, bars and clubs that have been established for the past twenty plus years. The old town, being the second section, is home to more traditional pubs and bars for mixed ages. You will find this area to have a bit more tourists.

Finally every year, Cologne organizes the Gay Pride March aka “Christopher Street Day” which celebrated in July, is one of the largest European gay pride events that attracts more than a million participants each year.

See you in the next post with more fun facts from Cologne. Tschüss


La ciudad de Colonia, en Alemania, es conocida mundialmente por su impresionante Catedral, pero eso no es todo

Sabias que tambièn es conocida por ser considerada “La Ciudad màs Gay de Alemania”? Ofrece un importante circuito de Bares y Restaurantes. Podemos nombrar a Phonix Sauna y Hennes Terrasse como algunos de los bares y restaurantes mas renombrados de la ciudad, entre muchos otros.

Hay dos áreas gay en Colonia: Rudolfplatz, conocida localmente como el “Triángulo de las Bermudas”, tiene un estilo más moderno con muchos de los cafés, bares y clubes que se han iniciado durante los últimos veinte años. El casco antiguo alberga más pubs tradicionales y bares para edades mixtas.

Como dato final, todos los años se celebra en la ciudad la Marcha del Orgullo Gay o, como es más conocido, Christopher Street Day es uno de los mayores orgullos del orgullo gay europeo que atrae a más de un millón de personas.

Nos vemos en la pròxima entrada con màs datos desconocidos de Colonia. Tschüss!!

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