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Kolner Philharmonie

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Address: Bischofsgartenstrasse 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 49 221 20408 0

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OMG, a treat for all your senses

Little pricey, but well worth it. Heard violin orchestra, Haydn, Brahms, Mozart......didn't even get sleepy

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Punta Gorda, United States
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Punta Gorda, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Little pricey, but well worth it. Heard violin orchestra, Haydn, Brahms, Mozart......didn't even get sleepy

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Chisinau, Moldova
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Don't get fooled by the exterior view of the Philharmonie. It doesn't look somehow special nor does it show some interesting design or architecture. Just get inside. Large halls, people all around socializing with glasses of wine in their hands until the concert begins. The concert hall itself is massive and impressive. The row of seats might be seem too... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Went to Rock the Balllet. It's an Outstanding philharmonic hall, access is easy. It's next located to the main rail station in Cologne, offers parking just next to it. A great grand foyer welcomes you. Very friendly staff. Bar easy accessible during breaks. We had great seats to follow the show, very comfortable. Seems to me that most of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

We recently enjoyed one of the free lunchtime concerts by the Cologne Philharmonic orchestra at this venue. This was our first ever classical music experience and we where completely blown away. The venue itself is superb the seating is excellently arranged and extremely comfortable. However it is the acoustics of the place that really make it, such an incredible sound.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Went to a concert there and thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff friendly. Located near the railway station and cathedral

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went for the Silvesterkonzert 2014. Tickets were quite cheap when booked online, and it includes return travel from point of origin (assuming you are in Cologne) 4 hours prior to start of concert and anytime after the concert till public transport ends for the day. The foyer was grand, and I have never seen so many cloakroom in a... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I went to 3 concerts in this wonderful concert hall. Ticket prices are very competitive (about 1/3 or leass of what you pay in San Francisco for classical concerts). What amazed me the most is that despite sitting at different areas each time, the sounding effect was similar and very impressive; probably due to the circular , amphitheater-like structure, there... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

big theatre underground, we went to see the Brazilian show they had on really enjoyed it. We payed for standing tickets on the night as was told to wait just before it started and take any empty seats as it was a quiet evening. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We saw two wonderful concerts at the Cologne Philharmonic Hall. while the concerts were magnificent, the concert Hall is wonderful too. Lovely seating arrangements which means one can see well from just about anywhere in the Hall.....and of course the acoustics were excellent. Tickets were easy to purchase just next to the concert hall.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Top-notch concert (Saraste conducting Sibelius 5th) with good seats available one day in advance in a very good hall. Looked like there were nearly constant high-quality concerts going on.

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