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"4711 House of Perfume" Top 5 Page for this destination 4711 House Tip by sabsi

4711 House, Cologne: 18 reviews and 21 photos

  4711 House
by sabsi

Eau de Cologne isn't called Eau de Cologne for nothing. It originated in Cologne in the 19th century. The original was called 4711 - named after the number of the house it was made in (Glockengasse 4711). You can see the house opposite the opera and if you are lucky like me you can hear the chimes play the hourly tune. Just promise me one thing: Don't by 4711 - Echt Kölnisch Wasser. It smells horrible!

Address: Glockengasse 4711 ;)

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  • Written Aug 2, 2003
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