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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 view of the city

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

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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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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Kissimmee, Florida
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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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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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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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