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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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got off the tour bus at zoo/flora cable car easy to pick out walk past the zoo gates ,there is a sign at the road crossing for the cable car return journey was just over 6 euros... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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folkestone,kent,england

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folkestone,kent,england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

got off the tour bus at zoo/flora cable car easy to pick out walk past the zoo gates ,there is a sign at the road crossing for the cable car return journey was just over 6 euros per adult ,it takes approx. 5 mins to cross over to the other side but you get a very impressive view across the... More 

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Bucks, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

For great view over the Rhine and over the city this is the best way to cross the river. Fairly long queues on the Zoo side when we arrived but the line moves quickly (perhaps with typical German efficency!) so was only 10 minutes or so before we were up and away. We had a little car to ourselves but... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

For a small fee of 4.50 euros, you can take this cable car ride to get a quick bird's eye view of the city from one end of the river to the other. Worth trying!

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This thing is fab, and well worth a go. Crosses you over the river and you can get a single or return ticket. No massive queue and its a pleasant mode of transport. Just be careful as you go over the park looking over the edge - their is a nudist spa which can be a bit shocking if you're... More 

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Medford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The cable car across the Rhine accommodates 4 adults. After walking around the city center, we decided to take a short train ride up to the zoo to catch the cable car across the Rhine to a beautiful park. The ride provides an excellent view of the Dom. I was not very excited about the confined space or the rickety... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Read that this was a must do so I took a ride at almost 4.30pm without a queue at the counter. The ride was rather short, but I wanted to walk the park across the river and walked on the bridge back to the Dom.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Once you have visited and experienced the entire city around the Rhine on foot, the Seilbahn gives a different view that is time well spend. I would recommend spending quality time in the beautiful Rhine park in the evening once you get off the cable car if you arrive from the Zoo after spending a long time there. The cable... More 

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I decided to do this on my BIrthday, The carts are amazingly decorated in different designs. You have to be careful of the weather, which they do not cross if it is windy, so it is best to ring them or view from the Rhine as you can see them cross Deutz if they are up and running. The trip... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This cable car trip over the Rhein River reminded me of the Skyway attraction that Disney used to have. Whilst over the river, the views are amazing. We went on a partly cloudy day, so the sun wasn't out. But I can imagine what they would be on a clear day. A round trip ticket is the best value, and... More 

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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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Address: Address: Riehler Strasse 180, 50735 , Germany
Phone Number: 0221 5474183
Location: Europe  >  Germany

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