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Address: Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 49 221 20408 0
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wonderful location, excellent Sound

I appreciated many wonderful concerts. Often classical concerts Button also good Jazz. The Cologne Orchestras have a high standard, but there are guest Orchestras from Vienna... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Elisabeth S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I appreciated many wonderful concerts. Often classical concerts Button also good Jazz. The Cologne Orchestras have a high standard, but there are guest Orchestras from Vienna, Chicago and other places. You can have a excellent sound from every seat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're a serious (or even less than serious) music-lover, this is is a venue not to be missed. The Kölner Philharmonie is acclaimed as one of the best concert halls in Germany, with excellent acoustics and a superb view from all parts of the auditorium. Don't be put off by the exterior. There is almost nothing to see as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

One of the best concert halls in Germany if not Europe. I have been there to more than a dozend concerts and was never disappointed by the accoustics, no matter whether classics or jazz. You see and hear well from all seats.

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Thank Glessen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

What a superb concert hall! I saw 2 performances here, first the intimate quartet Salut Salon ,where the stage was framed by huge back cloths,and then a full symphony concert with the excellent Cologne Philharmonic, with open stage and seats and boxes behind the orchestra. The stage is low and the is a formidable rake, so that in row 4... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

the accoustics are very good, the organisation of the concert hall is nice. it is a pleasure to visit a concert hall when you are travelling abroad.

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Thank Jim B
Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

If it's traditional music it's most likely going to take place here. Jazz, Classical, Contemporary and Experimental and World music. Many of the greatest have played here and it's always worth a look on the schedule.

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Thank ubiquitous0ne
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

An exciting concert, Spanish conductor having fun with thea audience and delivering Stravinsky , I think, for a delightful hour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I've been there vor several times. The accustic is unbelievable. from the last row, you can hear the fall down of a paper. The music wikk be a brilliant soundexperience. Try it out.

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Thank Ralf W
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The concert hall was a very pleasant surprise. It has acoustics about as good as Birmingham Symphony Hall but in a very different architectural style. We heard a large symphonic work and the sound was crystalline and had real punch.

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Thank Peter C
Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

You will be stunned !!! You have to see it and listen to it - absolutely worthwhile a visit - a great programme, lots of international stars ! Come and see !

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