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Gerhard Richter
Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cologne
Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cologne

COLOGNE (Reuters) - Famed for its yearly carnival celebrations, there is more to Cologne than silly costumes and soccer's Lukas Podolski. Have a closer look at Cologne, or Koln, as it's called in German. It is a hub of European high-speed train travel. You can get there directly in less than two hours from Brussels, 3.5 hours from Paris, 4.5 hours from Berlin and on an overnight train from Copenhagen. FRIDAY 5:30 p.m. - Once you arrive at the central station on the banks of the river Rhine, take some time to take in all of its 19th century charm with its vaulted, curved structures stretched out above the tracks. Try the fish at Gosch bistro in the station - the fresh...