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Cologne Cable Car (Kolner Seilbahn)

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Address: Riehler Strasse 180, 50735 , Germany
Phone Number: 0221 5474183
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Great weather,and great views.

We love visiting Cologne and we have been in all weathers,but this was a wonderful opportunity to take a ride on the cable car. There was a gentle breeze blowing,which perhaps... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Rushden, United Kingdom
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Rushden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We love visiting Cologne and we have been in all weathers,but this was a wonderful opportunity to take a ride on the cable car. There was a gentle breeze blowing,which perhaps was as well,because the sun was out & it made a pleasant addition to our journey. Great views & scenery,and the trip across the river is a real treat,when... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This only operates on a very calm day, any wind and they will not work. The trip over the river is short enough but you get amazing views of Cologne. Word of warning you do go over a nudist spa but as you are up such a height their privacy is still somewhat kept but if you are prudish be... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Took the cable car after going to the botanical gardens, it's a nice little attraction and gives you a decent view of the city and gets you off your feet for a few minutes. I would say it's worth doing if you just want a nice quiet break with a good view.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was an interesting little ride on the cables across the Rhine river. For a group of four there was a reduced rate of €5,50 each for a round trip. The north of the Rhine is the Köln Zoo and the South side is the park with the health spa. The cable car service is open from 20th March to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

As we walk over the Love Lock Bridge we spotted the cable cars so we walk over the park and got to the station where we boarded the cable car as we set off we saw the spa when we looked down there must have been 20 nudest there it was March not that warm. Funny as hell be warned.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great fun to do. Amazing views of koln and the Dom catherdral. Goes over a nudist spa so bit to take in for everybody worth doing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It was a shining Sunday morning! After a 30 minute walk to the zoo to get to the cable car station, we got to this delightful experience! The cable cars are comfortable, the view of the city is very beautiful, and when you get to the other side, there is a gorgeous park, where you can spend hours just hanging... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Feel for the money, €6.50 return this ride across the Rhine offers brilliant value for money. Whilst we had to queue a while given its popularity, feel it's well worth it. If you want to have an appetizer suggest you go on “YouTube” and see the ride for yourself

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It is a great way to cross the Rhine from the Gardens to the Zoo (or vice versa!) If you are exploring the area and want to have a scenic Rhine crossing this is good fun, though only takes a few minutes.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you only have an hour in this amazing city, do yourself a favour and travel on these delightful cable cars. They have just celebrated their 50 year anniversary and you can already guess that this means they are simply, efficient and delightful but above all well tried and trusted and safe! Travel from the Zoo (max. 4 per cabin,... More 

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