Johann Maria Farina and Eau de Cologne
gegründet. Hier an dieser Stelle
dem Jülichs-Platz stellte schon
sein 'Aqua Mirabilis' her. Das als
Eau de Cologne
in aller Welt berühmt wurde. Noch
heute wird von den Nachkommen der
Gründerfamilie nach alten, geheimen
Vorschriften echt Kölnisch Wasser
In 1709 the oldest the existing cologne factory was founded here at this site, "Opposite Jülich's Square", by Johann Maria Farina (1685-1766), producing an 'Aqua Mirabilis' that became famous all over the world as "Eau de Cologne", which is still manufactured today by Farina's descendants according to the old secret formulation.
Location. 50° 56.262′ N, 6° 57.486′ E. Marker is in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, in Köln. Marker is at the intersection of Obenmarspforten and Unter Goldschmied
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pfarrkirche St. Laurenz / Parish Church of St. Laurenz (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Teilstück des Römischen Abwasserkanals / Section of Roman Sewage System (about 150 meters away); Brauhaus Früh am Dom / The 'Frueh at the Cathedral' Brewery (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Seitenportal des römischen Nordtores/ Side Portal of North Roman Gate (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Kapelle St. Victor / St. Victor Chapel (approx. half a kilometer away); Dominican Monastery Site and Albertus Magnus (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Georg Simon Ohm (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Dr. Friedrich Joseph Haass (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cologne.
Also see . . . Johann Maria Farina gegenüber dem Jülichs-Platz (Wikipedia). "Johann Maria Farina gegenüber dem Jülichs-Platz GmbH (English: John Maria Farina opposite Jülich's Square) is the world's oldest eau de Cologne and perfume factory. It was founded at the beginning of the 18th century by Giovanni Maria Farina (German: Johann Maria Farina), an Italian perfume maker who started his business in 1709..... The French name "Jean Marie Farina (Submitted on April 9, 2019.)
Additional keywords. Gedenktafel
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on April 8, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 2. submitted on April 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 3. submitted on April 9, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.