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Here is the new LGBT Guide for Cologne!

Hey Cologne!

Here's the brand new LGBT Guide for Cologne - with you!

You know Cologne like the back of your hand and you wanna help us, to test the most beautiful places and introduce them to the LGBT community? Pinksider is a personal travel guide for LGBT tourists and travelers!

Cologne is (next to Berlin) the undisputed capital of the Gay & Lesbian community in Germany! But where should the community really go out, what are the best bars and where to find them? What are the coolest parties? Together with you we are looking for Cologne’s most spectacular places.

You are from Cologne or at least living there? You know everything about the city´s gay life? Then share your insider tips and support us and the community with your information.

Here are our tips from the LGBT community: clubs, bars, shopping and more ....

LGBT & Gay Friendly

Gay only not with us! In addition to the gay hotspots we are looking for great restaurants, the best shopping venues, interesting cultural and sightseeing spots and the city´s coolest gym. Because that's what ultimately counts: finding a location where you can just be yourself!

Here are our hotel tips: gayfriendly hotels in Cologne

Become a Pinksider and Tester

You love social media, you are active on Instagram or blogging yourself- Help us to share and spread the best LGBT places and queer hotspots. What are you waiting for? Write us an email: and join our Pinksider team.


Andrew Christian: gay underwear brand

Gay Underwear by Andrew Christian: The US label has a legendary reputation especially in the gay community. We'll show you where you can buy the hot jockstraps, briefs, shorts and swimming trunks.

Queer going out: Gay Bars in Cologne

Cologne is home to a huge LGBT+ community and a meeting point for gays and lesbians from all over the region. Here are our tips and recommendations for Gay Bars & Cafes in Cologne!