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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
Altstadt-Nord
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A cathedral is beautiful and convenient ( right next to central station). Restaurant, shops all around.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ABCDWONG
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A "must go" place to go in Germany. Need to check time schedule if you'd like to explore more in the church.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Koenstt
Reviewed yesterday

There are a lot of ancient relics inside the museum in the basement. It costs 4 euros to enter the museum and 4 more euros to climb the tower but we didnt do it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fitzberg
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was on a cruise down the Rhine and missed breakfast so I could be in the cathedral by 7am. It was open with only an early morning service in progress in a side chapel and a few canons in their lovely red robes. I...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Aussie135
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This Cathedral is a must stop when in the area. It is truly majestic. The third tallest cathedral in the world. Be sure to allow yourself enough time to walk around the outside and inside to truly appreciate this architectural icon.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank P3457URkeithb
Reviewed 4 days ago

This cathedral has been one of the few my husband has wanted to see it did not disappoint, one of the most beautiful cathedrals I have ever seen well worth a visit, I later learned that my father was stationed here during his national service...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Trail793239
Reviewed 4 days ago

As with every Cathedral there is on going work to retain their stained glass windows, etc. However, this is a must visit building.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank whaurnoo
Reviewed 5 days ago

The combination of size coupled with its internal luminosity make for a magnificent experience. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ian L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went on a Sunday, don’t do it. Could not understand why people are so disrespectful of the history and beauty of the place. Went back on Monday and did a tour which was amazing.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank haldaneAU
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Today on our way back from Cochem resort we stopped in to the Dom. All I can say is UNBELIEVABLE! For 5 € we took the 533 steps to the top of the Dom and what a breathtaking view of the Rhine river.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lorie98
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Ali P
July 2, 2019|
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Response from drmader | Reviewed this property |
We thought we would miss the markets but have to say we hit Brussels 12/23 Cologne 12/26 Heidelberg 12/27 and all Were at the tail End.. cologne by far the most gorgeous mart old dark wood, ice skating, alpine feel.. we... More
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7425D
January 3, 2019|
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Response from Doc687 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if there is roof tour but certainly contact the information office across the street. It is called Domforum. They should be able to give you additional information. You can also climb the 500+ stairs to the... More
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LuTheRealtor
November 10, 2018|
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Response from jayne135 | Reviewed this property |
This is my review-hope it helps The Dom is an amazing building that is next to the main railway station and near the Rein. Inside is also very beautiful with beautiful stained glass windows, well worth a visit! We chose to... More
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