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Globetrotter

Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
As featured in Cologne for young kids
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Address: Richmodstr. 10, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 4922 12772880
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This store is a shopper's dream. Its "please touch" ethos invites...

This store is a shopper's dream. Its "please touch" ethos invites visitors of all ages — especially young people — to engage with outdoor gear in conditions that simulate what you might find in the great outdoors. Open Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday and Saturday until 9 p.m.

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Amazing yet expensive

This is the most grand outstoor I have ever been to. It's not just the assortment, but also the store's design that make a visit so impressive. Not a place for bargains though... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
yet_another_me
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This is the most grand outstoor I have ever been to. It's not just the assortment, but also the store's design that make a visit so impressive. Not a place for bargains though, but you should still go there.

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119 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This store is off the main shopping area but is well signposted. It sell everything outdoors and if that's what you are looking for here is the place. Even if not shopping have a look. I have never been in a store yet that has a pool in its centre. The store is on many levels around the pool. The... More 

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Thank Mangakura
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

i go to globetrotter every time i visit cologne. This place has just about everything an adventurer would want / need.

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Kemerovo, Kemerovo, Russia
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42 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Great place to get any sport gear you need, even have a small lake in the bottom to test boats and other water equipment. Cool architect and great choice of different sport wear, shoes etc. But everything very expansive. I was here during a great discounts season and it was still too costly.

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Thank Deerhunterus
Trelleborg, Sweden
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102 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I have been here on a number of occasions. I travel a lot and visit stores as a part of my job and also personal interest. The only store that can compare to this is Dick's in Schaumburg outside Chicago. For outside gear, clothes, books and every gadget you can think of this store is superb. I have read that... More 

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Oakland, California
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Cool little area to walk around, shop, have some over priced food and drinks. Honestly, you have to enjoy large crowds, malls, mall food, etc. No complaints about the place, just not my style. I would definitely recommend to keep your wallet in your front pocket here, just because there were literally thousands of people walking around the area.

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1 Thank Nick S
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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236 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2012 via mobile

If you need any outdoor gear this is the place to be. The selection is huge. There are a lot of different brand to choose from and also there is plenty of stock of each item. The selection of books is very large (unfortunately mostly in German)

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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234 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2011

A whole different concept on shopping. Capability to test/try gear in actual conditions. The best outdoor super-store I have ever been. Huge collection of everything. It's on the pricey side. Especially for some items you can get on-line from other stores, the price-tag is much more expensive. Nevertheless, the whole environment is inclining you for impulse buys and spending time... More 

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6 Thank Enoikos
Barcelona, Spain
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110 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2011

the globetrotter is a huge shop for all kinds of outdoor clothing (hiking, biking, canoeing, etc etc) that is located close to neumarkt. the cool thing about this store is that you can try everything out. if you wanna test how warm a jacket is, go to the cold chamber with a temperature of minus 20 degree or so. if... More 

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