Nightlife in Innenstadt-Nord, Cologne

Known as a city for students, Cologne is home to a large number of clubs. The colorful nightlife scene consists of different types of clubs, including nightclubs, lounges, and live concert clubs. Take this tour to experience the rhythm of Cologne's nightlife.
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Nightlife in Innenstadt-Nord Map

Guide Name: Nightlife in Innenstadt-Nord
Guide Location: Germany » Cologne (See other walking tours in Cologne)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Author: Xena

1) Diamonds

Club Diamonds offers two levels of entertainment to its guests. On the lower level patrons will find a large dance floor, two bars, and a generous amount of lounge area to relax with a drink. The upper level includes the John Player lounge is a swanky VIP room offering first class amenities. This space is often rented out for special events and private parties.

The atmosphere of Diamonds is reminiscent of upscale, trendy clubs in Miami or Ibiza, featuring a décor consisting of mainly white...   view more

2) Nachtflug

The winner of several awards in its longstanding reputation as a trendy Cologne nightclub, Nachtflug, or Night Flight, offers a diverse set of entertainment, including house, R and B, pop, funk, and soul. Open Fridays through Sundays, as well as Tuesday evenings, Night Flight houses a generous dance floor and plenty of comfortable couches to lounge on and socialize over a drink. Night Flight is also home to the world-renowned Green Komm, a trance and house festival boasting international DJs to...   view more

3) Goldfinger

Located in the former red light district, specifically a table dance bar, Goldfinger has gone on to become one of Cologne’s hippest bars. Opened in 2001 as a cocktail bar, Goldfinger has gained a reputation for top-notch drinks and great service in a friendly and inviting atmosphere, making it one of the city’s top bars. Its popularity has made getting in to Goldfinger more difficult, and regulars often know to show up early in order to get in. A terrace with comfortable sofas is available...   view more

4) Arkadia

Reimagined and renovated, Arkadia has been in its present state as a retro-chic dance hall since 2011. Located on Friesenplatz, an easy trip on the train, Arkadia features elegant design elements including velvet pews to lounge in at the bar and a large chandelier reminiscent of a disco ball over the dance floor. The floral patterned wallpaper also adds a vintage touch to this hip club. Offering the sounds of hip hop, funk, soul, and electronic music, Arkadia enjoys a relaxed door policy and...   view more
Einundfuenfzig (51)

5) Einundfuenfzig (51)

Open seven days a week, Einundfuenfzig, or simply 51, offers a glamorous ambience for club goers and features fine cuisine to its guests as well, including traditional and modern dishes as well as a wide assortment of great cocktails to choose from. Entertainment includes local DJs as well as national and internationally-renowned ones. Live music acts are offered at 51 also, offering such acts as La Famille, Cristobal, and more. Entertainment features hose, R and B, and more, and themed parties...   view more

6) Klapsmühle

Offering two floors and over 800 square meters of space, Klapsmühle appeals to a young and vibrant crowd, and also offers quite an extensive menu of drinks for guests to choose from. Offering the sounds of pop music, including the hottest chart topping favorites, Klapsmühle has been entertaining its guests with a party atmosphere since 1993. The first level offers live DJs spinning a mix of pop and disco sounds while the basement offers a more mainstream selection. Themed event nights are...   view more

7) Vanity

Vanity is located inside a building that offers fine dining and an espresso bar on its upper level during the day, though opens its doors downstairs as a trendy nightclub in the evening. Featuring International acts including DJ Antoine, DJ Dirty Law, DJ Mosey, Timbaland, and more, Vanity has earned a reputation as one of Cologne hottest spots for live music. Playing a good mix of house, techno, and R and B utilizing modern sound equipment, this trendy club attracts a hip, fashionable, and...   view more
Triple A

8) Triple A

Situated on Rudolfplatz, Triple A is a basement club which is considered a mix of a dance club, lounge and sushi-bar. The club's low ceiling and leather couches form the comfortable design, creating an intimate atmosphere. This is why Triple A is considered to be a favorite club among tourists and...   view more

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km