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Cologne, Germany

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Overview

45 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

Enjoy an english guided tour (other languages offered: farina.org) at the Fragrance Museum Farina-House and see where the success story of Eau de Cologne began 300 years ago in Cologne. In 1709 Johann Maria Farina invented the most famous water in the world and this classy perfume is still made today by the same family in the same house.

What's Included

  • General guided tour in English (other languages offered: farina.org)
  • Entry/Admission - Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions

What To Expect

Visit: Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus, Obenmarspforten 21, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

The perfumer Johann Maria Farina named the famous fragrance after his chosen place of residence: Eau de Cologne. This founded the success of the Farina perfume dynasty. In the 18th century no patent rights existed and many copycat versions of the perfume quickly appeared on the market. Due to these incidents, the Eau de Cologne is designated today as a perfume category. Art related artifacts,

The Location

Where To Go

Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus, Obenmarspforten 21, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

Departure time

4:00 PM

Location

Cologne, Germany

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Very interesting to find out...

Ferenc v

Very interesting to find out everything about the origins of the oldest perfume house in the world!
The guided tour was a bit of history, but also practical. Lovely to see the ancient bottles and perfume production artifacts in the cellars of the

I had no idea of...

Catherine M | Apr 2018

I had no idea of the history of Eau de Cologne and the links to the city. It was not only an insightful tour, but as a perfume lover it was wonderful to have the chance to learn the different notes etc in the process.

This was an interesting tour....

Robert H | Jul 2019

This was an interesting tour. It was well-narrated. It was nice to receive a little sample bottle of cologne.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • other languages offered (farina.org)

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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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