THINGS TO DO IN COLOGNE GERMANY | Köln Travel Guide

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  • Visit Köln, Germany & discover the sights of this wonderful city on the Rhine River. What are the Top Things to Do in Cologne? WATCH Jaycation to find out!
    We go shopping in one of the Europe's busiest Shopping Centers, Schildergasse & explore the banks of the Rhine River at Groß Sankt Martin Kirche. We also head over to the Kölner Am Dom & try a variety of food at Vapiano & Pommes De Luxe!
    Also we review Hostel Die Wohngemeinschaft & check out the Neumarkt area!
    __Places to Visit__
    Die Wohngemeinschaft
    www.die-wohngemeinschaft.net/en/
    Vapiano
    www.vapiano.com/en/home/
    Train Tickets
    www.bahn.com/en/view/index.shtml
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    Music by: David Cutter Music - www.davidcuttermusic.co.uk
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KOMMENTARE • 105

  • User14674
    User14674 Vor Monat

    I stopped watching after he dabbed 🤦🏼‍♀️

  • Curbmaster0312
    Curbmaster0312 Vor Monat

    leck mich am prunz ist die stadt a pisskibl!
    na danke, gemma zikke zakke flugplozzn und obe!

  • Ping Pong isara
    Ping Pong isara Vor 2 Monate

    OK Thx ...go see Bruno Mars in Cologne...got it.

  • Oscar Martinez
    Oscar Martinez Vor 2 Monate

    Great video Sir !!

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 Monate

      Thanks Oscar! Do you plan on visiting Cologne?

  • T.S. M.L
    T.S. M.L Vor 3 Monate +1

    I wanna get accepted in the university of cologne 🙈 wish me luck guys!!

    • T.S. M.L
      T.S. M.L Vor 3 Monate

      Jaycation thank you Business, auditing and accounting

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 3 Monate

      Best of luck! What are you studying?

  • fati xavi
    fati xavi Vor 5 Monate

    visca barça ;) you ve been so helpful for me u guys make our trips very easy ;)

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 4 Monate

      Thats great to hear! Thank you very much for watching! I hope the videos help.

  • Marchingguy Studios
    Marchingguy Studios Vor 7 Monate +2

    He stands out in a European crowd

  • JustTryingToHelp
    JustTryingToHelp Vor 7 Monate +1

    Such a huge transformation since the end of World War Two declips.net/video/4Z5M4BkZPzQ/video.html

  • Andrew Brooker
    Andrew Brooker Vor 8 Monate +1

    Great vid , be going here in the next few weeks

    • Pentagon1337
      Pentagon1337 Vor 17 Tage

      Don't ever go on New Year's Eve. You'll regret it.

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 8 Monate

      Thanks Andrew! Enjoy Cologne!

  • TheGraniteDuck
    TheGraniteDuck Vor 9 Monate +1

    I got traumatised going there

    • Pentagon1337
      Pentagon1337 Vor 2 Monate

      @Alex F. New Year's Eve, probably. Cologne is a shithole, anyway.

    • Alex F.
      Alex F. Vor 4 Monate

      What happened?

  • Amber Moore
    Amber Moore Vor 10 Monate

    My school does a trip here every 2 years! I live in the UK so we can drive through the Euro tunnel, France and Belgium which takes about 7 hours. We go on a boat for dinner when we visit. When we go we also visit Phantasia land which I really recommend. It is a long drive from our hostel though!

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 10 Monate

      That's awesome Amber! Cologne is such a fun city. That sounds like a really fun school trip.

  • Imane Chaouqui
    Imane Chaouqui Vor 10 Monate

    Is there a primark store in köln ?!

    • • Billieache
      • Billieache Vor 10 Monate +1

      yesss. I know it because i live there xd

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 10 Monate

      Im pretty sure i walked by one in that main shopping area.

  • Melai memories
    Melai memories Vor 11 Monate +1

    Nice ads for Vapiano😄😄😄

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 10 Monate

      hahaha Vapiano will get my blessing anytime!

  • World Football
    World Football Vor 11 Monate +1

    Koln. Germany. declips.net/video/HPl5gVUJ3ZI/video.html

  • Jorg del R
    Jorg del R Vor year

    CHARGERS!

  • TechnoStargazer
    TechnoStargazer Vor year +2

    how's the situation with avaliable seats in the train from Amsterdam to Cologne? Do I need to pay for a seat reservation or is there enough space too choose?

    • Krakra Kranich
      Krakra Kranich Vor year +1

      Hey. 90% of the time you wont have any problems finding seats in the trains but the DeutscheBahn ( if thats what youre taking ) is known for doublebooking stuff sometimes and then having trouble seating all the people on the train.
      So if you want to be 100% sure, pay a few bucks more for seat reservation

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor year

      I believe you get a seat assigned. There may be carts where you can buy a ticket and choose but i think they're mostly assigned

  • farrad edmund
    farrad edmund Vor year +5

    trip seems pleasant nothing to make me think the country has been taking over by a certain group of people

    • Cody Hunter
      Cody Hunter Vor 3 Monate +1

      @Julia Mönch I believe Pentagon respectfully (although a bit harsh in places) responded to your comment and your response is to chicken out? Why? Because you can't handle an inconvenient truth? Why don't you just reply to him when he offered you that same courtesy? All you're doing right now is revealing your own fear and ignorance. It's pathetic, really.

    • Seigi Kachimasu
      Seigi Kachimasu Vor 3 Monate +2

      @Julia Mönch Let me guess, your main concern was the backlash against the refugees and not the trauma of the victims, wasn't it? People like you disgust me.

    • Pentagon1337
      Pentagon1337 Vor 3 Monate +3

      ​@Julia Mönch -I am shocked to read such hateful and racist comments.
      Nothing about my comment was racist. Again, you only perceived it that way, likely due to a sickening leftwing upbringing/educational front. Everything I said is a fact that I can back with studies and documented sources. But if you're so convinced that what I say is racist, I'm listening.
      -I actually do believe in a multicultural world where the wealthy help the poor
      For one, that has nothing to do with multiculturalism and more with socialism and don't even get me started on that crap. You can read the study: E Pluribus Unum : Diversity and Community in the Twenty-first Century The 2006 Johan Skytte Prize Lecture by Robert Putnam. Old and a little outdated, not gonna lie, but this could get you started somewhere. There are plenty of more recent studies with similar findings. Give it a try.
      -and after hearing from so many refugees what they had to go through I feel it is our responsibility (as a wealthy nation) to help them.
      No, we don't. We don't have a responsibility to help anyone. We are not the world's childcare centre, nor do we have to. If that is so, why don't you shun Saudi Arabia or Qatar or pretty much all of the Gulf States for not taking in a single refugee? Do you even know what SA said about why they don't want to help? Because the Syrian refugees are not ''pure Arabians''. If a European leader would lock their doors and say they're not pure Caucasians, the world would lose their shit, but if SA does it, everyone goes silent. You cry that Germany isn't doing enough, but you keep your mouth shut when the Gulf States don't do shit. Woman, there are 6,500 languages in this world and none of them can express the magnitude of your hypocrisy.
      - I would truly just recommend you to question the media and the way they present things
      Have you been living under a rock? The media is incredibly leftwing and represents anything anti-immigration or rightwing in the least as racist, sexist, homophobic, islamophobic, transgenderphobic whatthefuckever. Did you know the initial news outlets say that New Year's Eve went just fine with only a few hassles here and there? Did you know the Mayor of Cologne and Merkel initially tried to hide the atrocity? Give me an answer, Julia, why do you defend someone like that? I want an answer. I really would love to hear why you'd defend someone like that.
      -and not go through the world with a mind blocked by negativity and prejudices.
      Maybe you should stop living in a fantasy world where your feelings are the biggest drivers of your thoughts and decisions. What you ''believe'' doesn't matter. What you think doesn't matter. The only thing that matters are facts. You need to come to terms with this truth, a truth where no amount of wishful thinking is going to change the reality of the world. Why is this so hard for you to accept? I would really love to hear it.
      Maybe you should not go through the world with ridiculous prejudices that everything you don't like is racist and hateful. Stop doing that. Allow me to word this one more time, very fucking carefully. You being offended. Doesn't. Mean. Anything. It doesn't make the other person a racist, it doesn't make them hateful. You don't have the right to shun something because you THINK it's racist, where you're basically committing slander, which is against the law. Stop. Fucking. Doing. That.
      One last thing, why didn't you say anything about the fact that those muslim rapists DID plan to meet up in Cologne for their all-out attack? Why are you denying this fact? Don't treat me with a cold shoulder. I want you to answer me.

    • Pentagon1337
      Pentagon1337 Vor 3 Monate +2

      ​@Julia Mönch -I do agree what happened back then was horrible
      You better. I'd smack you silly if you try to downplay the event.
      -it could‘ve literally happened anywhere it’s not like they teamed up to start this in cologne because they just thought it’s a great place to do it.
      Seems like you're a little slow to the party. Let me tell you something that will blow your mind. You said: it’s not like they teamed up to start this in cologne... Guess what? That is EXACTLY what happened. As German authorities discovered an online network with an encrypted messaging forum where, indeed, hundreds of muslims discussed to launch an all-out rape attack in the city of Cologne. What you think didn't happen is E-X-A-C-T-L-Y what happened, you naive Colognist.
      -Also, if you judge a city by the bad incidents that happen there, you‘d have no more „great place to live“ on this earth.
      I judge it by how they tackle the problem. You said it could've happened anywhere, but nothing is less true. Maybe in Sweden? Germany is the only country who took so many refugees in, one million all at once, with no background checks whatsoever, allowing for the most vile, repulsive and disgusting human beings to enter the country who had only one purpose, to maim, kill, rape and destroy. Anyone who voted in favor of letting them all in are part to blame for what happened in Cologne. That includes you. Next year it almost happened again was it not for the intervention of 1600 policemen, yet, even with women safe zones (and I can't fucking believe that's necessary in a European city), more than a dozen were still sexually assaulted and robbed. The year after, it was chaos again and yes, there is footage of that. If you want links, tell me and I'll send them to you.
      -It‘s not like cologne is full of predators or people that randomly attack you on the streets every day,
      If we look at actual crime stats from the Bundeskriminalamt, that is exactly what happens... Do you even do your homework or are you just saying it's safe only because you _feel_ that way?
      -it’s actually a beautifully multicultural city full of joy and life which you‘d know if you‘d ever been there.
      It really isn't a beautiful multicultural city. Crime on average is much higher than surrounding areas and that mainly has to do with the number of non-western immigrants in the city. Multiculturalism doesn't work, it doesn't make things better and it utterly destroys social cohesion. You need to understand that the way you perceive things and the way things are, are two completely different things. Just because you feel everything's fine and dandy doesn't make it so. Also, I've been to Cologne plenty of times before, visiting with family etc and I can say without question that it truly is one of the shittiest cities I've been to in all of Germany, perhaps with the exception of Berlin.

    • Pentagon1337
      Pentagon1337 Vor 3 Monate +2

      @Julia Mönch Don't know which part you mean. If you think I believe the Cologne sex attack is a conspiracy theory, I don't. It's a horrible and tragic event and is the reason why I'm surprised every time someone says Cologne is a great place to live.

  • Steve Marks
    Steve Marks Vor year +21

    hahahahahahaha... describing the Dom as Bavarian?? Do you mean Gothic...?

    • Cassandra Perez
      Cassandra Perez Vor 11 Monate

      hahaha I was thinking this too! Germany is not only Bavaria, as a lot of people really think. Greetings from Bamberg (our Dom is Bavarian though!)

  • Steve Marks
    Steve Marks Vor year +6

    Lol, the 'clown store' is the store that your mug comes from!! Karneval is huge in Cologne, world famous. You should come, 11.11 every year AND for a full week in Feb

  • Alan Murphy
    Alan Murphy Vor year +39

    so 4.45 minutes into it and all we have is a restaurant you ate at before.. how is this called things to do in Cologne--is there nothing there?

  • AIR MARSHALL
    AIR MARSHALL Vor year +1

    facebook.com/groups/2253274464904044/

  • ReneBouu
    ReneBouu Vor year

    Hey, i love my town i live in Cologne

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor year +1

      That's great! I love your town too! Thanks for watching

  • Buschka entdeckt Deutschland

    such a nice clip!!
    declips.net/video/S0O0cH0tlhE/video.html

  • Traveladdictive guy
    Traveladdictive guy Vor year +1

    declips.net/video/BzGX5EV2QVk/video.html

  • Mark
    Mark Vor year +3

    I've been here with work. I liked it a lot.Cologne cathedral is massive!!
    I'd love to go back, greetings from U.K.

    • Mark
      Mark Vor year

      Jaycation My pleasure 😊

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor year +1

      Cologne is great! Thanks for watching Mark!

  • Dorina Fekete
    Dorina Fekete Vor year

    It was fun to watch, because I work now in Vapiano in Hungary and I'm going to study a semester to Cologne in 2 months, and I wondered if I could continue my career by the German Vapi next to my studies 😃😃

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor year

      I am addicted to Vapiano! That is awesome, I hope you can continue there. The food is amazing!

  • MrSambone11
    MrSambone11 Vor year

    Bro... I like you!! Cool video!!

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor year

      Thanks Bro! Appreciate u watching.

  • Steven Saleh
    Steven Saleh Vor year

    I will be taking a train from Amsterdam to Cologne as well. How early do you need to arrive to Centraal to catch a train? How long does it take to get through security and is luggage okay?

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor year +1

      Hi Steven, I'd try to get to the station at least 30 minutes before but u can probably cut it close and get there 10-15 minutes before departure but thats cutting it close. i like to either wait on the train for a few minutes if its there or wait for it to arrive on the platform. Luggage is definitely ok and security is fast.

  • Anni Anny
    Anni Anny Vor year +3

    Don forget Ryanair: 50 euros

  • Sheri Schwert
    Sheri Schwert Vor year +1

    Okay I'm really not super fond of the way you're not even attempting to pronounce things correctly in German, BUT you're taking like the exact trip that I'm taking in about a month, same hostel and all, so I'm just using your video to know exactly what I'm looking for and approximate weather conditions. So, thanks!

  • Nick Rdk
    Nick Rdk Vor 2 years +14

    Hey that’s a really cool Video🤘🏽
    I live in Cologne😛
    It’s so interesting to see what other people say about your hometown so I hope you enjoyed here in Cologne see you next time bro.

    • Fahad Alghamdi
      Fahad Alghamdi Vor 11 Monate

      Do u recommend going to ur city? And what are good placed there?

    • jasmine lopez
      jasmine lopez Vor year

      I was there last August. Fell in love with the city! I’m dying to go back soon!! You’re so fortunate to call Cologne your hometown!

    • kurodanny
      kurodanny Vor year

      im planning to visit köln in june as well! what do you think kölner bro, is it worth to go there? 😳 let me know please!

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 years

      Thanks Nick! I really enjoyed my short time in Cologne. Definitely hope to see more someday!

  • Flight Of Spice Blog
    Flight Of Spice Blog Vor 2 years +2

    Im so addicted to travel! #Gypset

    • Bobi R
      Bobi R Vor year

      Oh All the Rich people are like that ,

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 years

      Travel is a great thing to be addicted to! I like the #Gypset hashtag haha

  • Diane Stephanie Billanes
    Diane Stephanie Billanes Vor 2 years +1

    Stumbled upon your channel and I'm already a proud kababayan :) Keep up the good work!

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 years

      Salamat Kababayan! It's great to have fellow Filipinos support the channel and watch the videos! Cheers!

  • Princess Jhine Visitacion

    COOL VLOG!

    • Princess Jhine Visitacion
      Princess Jhine Visitacion Vor 2 years

      Btw im going to Stalk you a lil bit in Instagram about where you’ve been travelling, I enjoy discovering new places from other people

    • Princess Jhine Visitacion
      Princess Jhine Visitacion Vor 2 years

      They win!👌

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 years

      Awesome! LOVE Barça, actually going to the bar to watch the Barça match later tonight! :)

    • Princess Jhine Visitacion
      Princess Jhine Visitacion Vor 2 years +1

      Jaycation i enjoyed watching it! I was searching some interesting vlogs to Köln and I found yours. Have a great weekend. Btw, I see that you’re fun of Barça team 👌

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 years

      Thanks for watching! I truly appreciate it!

  • Silvia Gomes Gomes Alves
    Silvia Gomes Gomes Alves Vor 2 years +1

    So Good!! I like yours vlogs

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 years

      Thanks for watching Silvia!

  • WhatWouldKarlaSay
    WhatWouldKarlaSay Vor 2 years +7

    Hey! I have seen you! You're xoBella's friend :) I went to Cologne Germany this year and I LOVEDDDD . it soooo much!

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 years

      Hey Karla! I am! Reminds me, i still have a vlog featuring Bella to edit lol. I think we met briefly 2 vidcons ago! Cologne is AWESOME. I really want to go back! Berlin is next.

  • Allard Freichmann
    Allard Freichmann Vor 2 years +1

    Did you buy 4711?

  • Luci Vicioso Vitoria
    Luci Vicioso Vitoria Vor 2 years +3

    Soy de Barcelona , gracias por ese maravilloso paseo . Lo que me encanto tu camiseta del Barcelona.

  • Batman
    Batman Vor 2 years +3

    Nice Video Bro !
    Visit "Essen City" it´s near Düsseldorf and Cologne.
    Essen it´s a City in the Ruhr Area and was the Capital City of Culture 2010 and is the Green Capital City of Europe 2017 !
    Much of History (Krupp and the Zeche Zollverein)

    • Im jeff
      Im jeff Vor year

      Batman Bist du deutscher?

    • Batman
      Batman Vor 2 years

      Thanks Brother , you are welcome 😇

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 years +1

      Thanks Batman! DOPE NAME. I still havent made it to Düsseldorf. Thats also in the plans. Thanks for the rec. Excited to explore more of Germany!

  • Gesa Sofia
    Gesa Sofia Vor 2 years +15

    Vapiano is actually German so you did nothing wrong haha...nice video by the way!

    • mama mia
      mama mia Vor 8 Monate

      Pizza is okay!@Tokyo GT

    • Tokyo GT
      Tokyo GT Vor year

      @Krakra Kranich so actually you agree and know some stuff :)

    • Krakra Kranich
      Krakra Kranich Vor year

      @Tokyo GT of course Vapiano is nothing special, dumbo. its a god damn italian "fast food" franchise. still superior to any other fast food chain.
      if you wanna eat proper italian food, you go to a proper italian restaurant. if you wanna eat proper local food - specifically in cologne - you go to a Brauhaus.

    • Tokyo GT
      Tokyo GT Vor year

      @Krakra Kranich its not about bad or good experience, its about poor pasta... poor quality. If you tried many places in your life you know that vapiano its quite nothing special. If im making a video (or just visiting a city/country) i will not show/eat at KFC or vapiano... i will try the cousine from that city/country.

    • Krakra Kranich
      Krakra Kranich Vor year

      @Tokyo GT speak for yourself. ive been to vapianos in different cities and ive never had a bad experience. except for rude staff in dresden.

  • abishek raju
    abishek raju Vor 2 years +2

    Superb video quality. Looks like your Vidcon seminars are already starting to pay off.
    Just a small request bro, please stop saying "that's what she said" every time there is a reference to a penis.

  • Rachel Torrelino
    Rachel Torrelino Vor 2 years +1

    Notification Sqwwwwaad!

    • Jaycation
      Jaycation  Vor 2 years

      YASS! Are you planning on going to Vidcon in Anaheim?!