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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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Very efficient but nothing to write home about.

I can't recommend doing this on a very hot as we did, queuing was a pain in the heat and the cabs get very little air into them. There's an interesting view over the bathing area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Lyn W

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't recommend doing this on a very hot as we did, queuing was a pain in the heat and the cabs get very little air into them. There's an interesting view over the bathing area but not really much to see.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this a quite unusual, but extremley good experience, for a big city. Cheap and easy to get to. Great views of the City, Dom and the hills in the distance. The Koln Zoo is by one of the loading stations, which was very easy to reach by tram, only 15 minutes from the City Centre. One the other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

A great way to end - or begin a day in Cologne is a cable car across the mighty Rhine. Excellent views of the cathedral await!

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The journey is short but well worthwhile. It only takes 5 minutes each way Return fare is just 5,5 euros if you have all day ticket for cologne city transport and 6,5 euros without all day ticket for city transport

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Not expensive for the experience. 6.5€ for the return ticket with 1 hour allowed time on the park side. Very romantic.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Cross River Rhine to get the most amazing view of the City Skyline, we parked on the right hand side of the River in Deutz, took the Cable car across the river for a walk and lunch in the Botanical Gardens (the zoo is adjacent and could also be included in this day outing) and then returned via cable car... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We've just been on the Cologne cable car. It was so much fun even on a freezing 5° day. The view is spectacular and very great way to get a panoramic view of the city, the dom.

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Took a return ride on cable car whilst we visited Cologne. The views are amazing. The journey is short but well worthwhile. Think the return fare was just over 6 euros.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

From the Zoo and with the Rheinpark at the end it was worth it! You can see the whole of Cologne. The Spa with an element of nakedness at the far end made my 7yr old laugh.

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Scherpenzeel, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

The cable car was a lovely experience. € 6,50 a return, it takes you across the Rhine, a highway and offers you a spectacular view of the city. It only takes 5 minutes each way. It will take you to the zoo and back into town.

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