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Kolner Philharmonie

Bischofsgartenstrasse 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
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Ranked #3 of 80 attractions in Cologne
Type: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails, Architectural Buildings, Concerts
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Cologne, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The concert hall is fantastic, very good accustic, excellent concerts, quite a lot of steps to climb though

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Annemasse, France
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313 reviews 313 reviews
65 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

you cannot visit cologne without seeing these soaring spires. and please take the time to appreciate the inner proportions and ottonian art works

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florence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Saw the Beethoven Violin concerto in this hall. I enjoyed the acoustics, the organisation, and the ease with which they handled a full house. Wonderful experience!! Thankyou!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

They have concerts and presentations there all the time and its usually really good stuff. For students its always worth going because of the special student prices.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Great concert right in the main area of the city. Saw the Harlem gospel singers and a classical concert and its a great venue!

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Cologne, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We've been here a few times now. The seats are great - comfy and well tiered, so you can see the stage from anywhere. The drinks are a little pricy, but nothing in comparison to the English theatres!! I love coming here, even if the occasional show is lacking, the Philharmonie always delivers. Professional, clean, and easy to book. Also,... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This is a really amazing hall to take in a concert. I have now seen two performances months apart and both were fantastic experiences. It is a world class facility for sure. Round out your experience by having a glass of sekt (sparkling wine) before the performance and at intermission.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

A wonderful modern concert hall with superb acoustics. It's worth visiting just to admire the internal architecture - though it looks nothing from the outside!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We were lucky to catch a free half hour concert during our stay and it was well worth the queuing - although we didn't understand the conductors jokes (in German) - the exquisite music itself transcended all language barriers. I think they regularly perform for free at lunchtime - the concerts are advertised on their website.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The British Academy of Ancient Music were playing Handel. Tickets not cheap but a really lovely concert hall

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