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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
+49 221 1794055
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Reviewed yesterday

Dominating central Cologne the cathedral is well worth visiting in Cologne, beautiful architecture and serene visit.

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 2 days ago

How this church survive during the WWII. Perfectly preserved Gothic church and beautiful stain glass windows

Thank Mahinda W
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank rex19ra
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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.

Thank Ελένη Σ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not as beautiful as the Saint Peter church but one of the most beautiful and peaceful churches I have ever seen

Thank MarielleGO
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are in Koln You need to go here , it’s simply bloody incredible.. no other words necessary. Trip advisor has made me add more words but they aren’t needed

Thank milero
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank French S
Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank lorrainewood
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank TopTravelerUK
Reviewed 5 days ago

The sheer size of 'The Dom' is breathtaking and is matched by the beauty inside. It's worth travelling to Cologne just to visit it (we did).

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November 10, 2018|
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Response from ChrisDeanTravel | Reviewed this property |
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
November 9, 2018|
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Response from miriam20179 | Reviewed this property |
Try to book using : domfuehrungen koeln Dach of the Cologne cathedral. (It isn't possible in wintertime.)
August 21, 2018|
Response from Pete_Coach | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it stays it till 11PM.