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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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Domkloster 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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The outside of this cathedral is amazing! And the story about the actual building of it is even more complex. I suggest you get a guided tour, as the beauty goes deeper than the building itself. The stained glass windows are spectacular and original to...More
We visited the cathedral of Cologne the previous week and it was an amazing experience as the building on its own is so impressive. I think its worth to pay a guide because he can explain many details about the building and its history.
The Cologne Cathedral is a must see when in Cologne. For us this is probably one of the best cathedrals in Europe. Every thing about this cathedral is magnificent. We were lucky enough to hear the organ play while we were there. You feel a...More
Booked the tour I would recommend it. It was very interesting the guide poke very good English. You also get to see the tomb of the3 kings which you can’t unless on a tour. Beautiful cathedral a hour well spent.
The architecture is just magnificent and even more inspiring inside. Standing tall and above all the surrounding building, makes the Cathedral all that more breathtaking. Not far from Schildergasse, so its easily added to your daily plans. If your are in the area or planning...More
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Who doesn't have a healthy fear of heights? I do. I felt completely safe climbing the stairs to the top of this spire. Yes, there are some windows with bars that you can peer out of, but I don't think there is any real... More
Who doesn't have a healthy fear of heights? I do. I felt completely safe climbing the stairs to the top of this spire. Yes, there are some windows with bars that you can peer out of, but I don't think there is any real danger, thus there should be no real fear.