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Guide Köln

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Guide Me!

With the INSOMNIA City Guide App finding popular Cologne hotspots, hidden gems, familiar classics and worthwhile new locations is child’s play. The App offers eating, shopping, leisure and entertainment tips from long-standing connoisseurs in the sector with independently researched descriptions and ratings. You are assisted in your search by ingenious filter options and the App’s geo functions mean finding any location could not be easier. What you see is what you get: With over 2,000 photos the App is a real feast for the eyes - so don’t be surprised if the download takes a little while. You’re sure not to regret it.

Events and Tickets: In cooperation with this function offers you Cologne’s entire calendar at your feet. This means that concerts, parties, theatre, musicals, sporting events and guided tours of the city are now just a tap of the screen away. And you can book event tickets here too, either direct online or by telephone.

Inspire Me!

Our App offers a whole host of inspirations for you: arranged by theme and as best lists, favourite locations, new discoveries and tips of the week. Off the beaten track we give you all-new ideas. Be surprised – with the expertise of proven Cologne connoisseurs discovering the Cathedral City is sure to be sheer pleasure.

Surprise Me!

Selected restaurants and all sorts of catering outlets, retail stores and leisure facilities await the users of our App with a welcome surprise: with the “On Location Special” feature integrated into this App you will receive exclusive little gifts and special treats around the city – like an aperitif at the trattoria, your first Kölsch at the brewery tavern, a special give-away at the fashion store plus the App also gives you access to special promotions and exclusive price reductions.
This means the App fulfils three wishes all at once: you discover a great location, you find it right away and then you get an exclusive gift or give-away … what more could you ask for?!


- Hand-picked restaurant, shopping, leisure and entertainment tips
- 2,000 plus great photos whetting your appetite to discover more
- Interactive city map with all locations and your own position
- Event Calendar with Booking Option
- All content in German and English, all distances in kilometres and miles
- Sorting functions according to editorial ratings (standard), distance or A-Z
- Smart filter functions
- All information constantly updated as soon as the App starts up
- Share function
- Set and manage favourites
- Rate tips
- My Insomnia: set up your own locations incl. description and geo-positioning on the city map
- Getting around hassle free: all tram stops and suburban railway stations, interface with online timetable information, all recommended taxi ranks and car parks with additional information like opening times and max. head room.
- Even more service: all ATMs, city police stations, lost property offices and key emergency telephone numbers always ready to hand.
- Mobile WiFi: all the free hotspots around the city

So you see: the INSOMNIA City Guide App meets all needs – we wish you great fun discovering the Cathedral City of Cologne using our App.

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