4711 – Cologne’s Original Eau de Cologne

4711 Cologne Fountain - © Travel Signposts

A Visit to 4711 Eau de Cologne, the city’s oldest internationally famous brands: Eau de Cologne was first invented in the city of Cologne in 1709 when Johann Maria Farina named his elixir Eau de Cologne (Water of Cologne) in honour of his new home. He had moved to Cologne from Santa Maria Maggiore by […]