Explore Alter Markt
Book a Cologne hotel near Alter Markt, with Hotels.com. Alter Markt is the main square of Cologne’s historic Old City. Colourful Renaissance house fronts surround the 19th-century fountain in the square’s centre. Explore the narrow streets leading away from Alter Markt and seek the area’s Romanesque churches, before trying Cologne’s light Kölsch lager beer in a brewery pub. Situated in Old City, Alter Markt square is home to many of Cologne’s best hotels as well as the 20th-century art of Museum Ludwig. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near Alter Markt, best reached from either Heumarkt Underground or Dom/Hbf Underground station. Alter Markt square is 20 minutes from Cologne Bonn Airport by train and Underground and a few minutes on foot from Cologne Cathedral. Don’t miss dinner at one of Alter Markt’s traditional restaurants, where hearty potato fritters come with Sauerkraut.