Cologne Cathedral

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Cologne Cathedral
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Architectural Buildings • Churches & Cathedrals
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
About
This giant Gothic cathedral, which until its completion in 1880 had been under construction for over 500 years, is perhaps Germany's most famous religious structure and includes two huge towers that serve as the defining symbol of Cologne's skyline.
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The area
Address
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
How to get there
  • Koln Central Station • 4 min walk
Popular mentions

4.5
21,850 reviews
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16,120
Very good
4,768
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805
Poor
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Lenka V
1 contribution
A surroundings is ugly
Oct 2021 • Couples
The cathedral itself is majestic but a location near rail station is bad. It loses its magic. Some "clever" architect designed a concert hall under the pavement so if the orchestra playing or trying there are assistens which leads people round the placa because the musicians are disturb
Written October 17, 2021
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Nidale H
2 contributions
Majestic
Oct 2021
Beautiful church. You feel like it's lived through alot of things.
When we came they asked for covid tests done within 3 days or else, you do not go in. Other than that, it's beautiful inside and out.
Written October 14, 2021
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Brian T
592 contributions
Fascinating history and beautiful cathedral
Oct 2021 • Couples
Learning the history regarding the building of the cathedral, the various sculptures, WWII and the cathedral, etc. made the sights even more impressive. Of course, the stained glass windows are stunning. We have visited many churches during our worldly travels but to see the shrine of the Magi was majestic.
Written October 13, 2021
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Lianeqhd
Chengdu, China3 contributions
The place to visit when in town
Sep 2021 • Family
Impression cathedral. We went all the way to the top and enjoyed the view. Inside we liked the Story of the shirne a lot. Must do when you are in town
Written September 20, 2021
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Frank P
Arlington, VA324 contributions
Beautiful Cathedral
Sep 2021
Wow!! My friends and I visited the cathedral over labor day and we were blown away. The cathedral is massive and extremely beautiful. The architecture is unbelievable. I would highly recommend visiting the cathedral when visiting Cologne.
Written September 12, 2021
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Richard K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1,616 contributions
Wonderful
Sep 2021 • Friends
Simply spectacular. Living breathing and changing unlike so many other buildings. A wonderful place well worth the trip
Written September 5, 2021
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Barbicane8
Italy582 contributions
Wunderbar!
Oct 2020 • Couples
In my opinion, the Dom of Cologne is the most beautiful in Germany and one of the best attractions here around.
Really big and impressive.
Written September 1, 2021
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Darrel Wilmoth
Denver, CO3 contributions
Unbelievable feet of architecture
Aug 2021
This place is an unbelievable feat of architecture. I can not even begin to describe the scale of this building. When it was built, it was the tallest building of its time for over a decade. You have to see it pictures can not show the detail and scale of this beautiful church.
Written August 28, 2021
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OceanShark
Haarlem, The Netherlands3,707 contributions
A must see
Aug 2021 • Solo
Great piece of history, a must see when visiting Cologne (Köln) en Germany.

Covid check in obliged, see QR papers nearby the entrance. Scan, register and ‘check-In’ via the website. And check out after your visit. It’s Easy-Peasy!
Written August 16, 2021
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Johns55belair
Riverside, CA51 contributions
Dom cathedral
Aug 2021 • Couples
The cathedral is beautiful.my wife and I did the climb the tower tour.this is a very difficult trip to the top.it is approx 500+ steps in a spiral staircase.i highly recommamend.we are both 50 years old.
Written August 14, 2021
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