In western Germany, Cologne is the main town in the region of Rhineland-Westphalia adjoining the French border. The geographical position of Cologne, crossroads location on major trade routes since Roman times, has helped the city to prosper, to make it the fourth largest city in Germany. Cologne suffered from the Second World War during which it was heavily bombed, which explains its rather modern architecture. A building has, however, maintained, the symbol of the city, the cathedral (appointed Dom), an outstanding example of Gothic architecture, the two arrows point to more than 150 meters above the ground! The city also has twelve Romanesque basilicas, but also a large number of museums: among them, the scent of the museum seems inevitable for this city was creating the famous cologne; perfumery Farina Gegen & uuml; ber is one of the oldest in the world.