Grinkopf Stone Masks

Monsters in the Old Town


At the corner of Heumarkt and Seidmacherinnengäßchen in the Old Town you will find the “Gilden im Zims”.
At its side you can still find a very well preserved specimen of a “Grinkopf”.

What terrible secret may lurk behind this frightening mask? An old legend gives the answer to this question:

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The easy-going way to get to know Cologne

Typically Cologne

An entertaining walk through the old town

""Tünnes un Schäl"
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A slow walk through history and stories concerning the „Cologne way of life“ and everything „typically Cologne“, such as the world-famous Eau de Cologne, carnival or the strange drinking customs of the locals (using for example small, narrow glasses – instead of big steins – containing only 0.2 l of Kölsch, the local brew).

Max. 25 participants.

Meeting point: Heinzelmännchenbrunnen (elves fountain), Am Hof

Group price: € 225,- , beverages not included

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