The Heumarkt is one of the largest squares in downtown Cologne. Only the Old Market, which is also located in the old town, is larger.The 950 meter long Heumarkt is located in the north of Cologne's old town in close proximity to the Rhine. Its location is in the middle of the Deutzer Brücke and the old market. In the 17th century, the Heumarkt was said to be one of the most beautiful places in Central Europe. It has even been compared to St. Mark's Square in Venice. But since then the Heumarkt has been rebuilt again and again and has lost much of its original size and beauty. Among other things, through the construction of the Deutz Bridge at the beginning of the 20th century, the driveway of which was built on the eastern part of the square.
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November 15, 2021
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