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Cologne Cathedral

Domkloster 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 1794055
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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
Domkloster 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 1794055
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hard to miss this central monolith of a building. It is beautiful at night and it’s gothic spires are complimented by the rain. Inside is breath-taking. If you can go when when they hold mass, you will be treated to the wonderful sounds of the...More

Thank Aredmond110
Reviewed yesterday

So so busy (be careful of your bags and possessions), but an incredible cathedral that can not be missed if visiting Cologne.

Thank mcs_095
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful cathedral. I wish we would have taken a guided tour. We did use the information they provided (for 1 euro) to give ourselves a tour. I recommend paying the 6 euros to see the treasury-it is worth it. Plan on spending...More

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walking to the top of this cathedral was not an easy task , but definitely worth it! Amazing view from the top !

Thank EmmaMontreal1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely worth to stop and visit the place. Impressive structure to see. Must visit around, the view is out of breath.

Thank eagle4853
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well you can't miss it as it stands very tall in the square. The darkness of the stone gives it a menacing look but it's actually quite a structure when you look at all the detail up close.

Thank 522depeche
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After Notre Dame and St Peters Basilica I thought I’d seen the most breathtaking churches- but this is awe inspiring on another level. A must see if in Cologne!

Thank MazzyAnt
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Dom is absolutely stunning outside and inside, is just massive and it would be hard to take a picture of the whole structure but it will be worth it. Inside is just amazing, all the glass window beautifully painted will amaze you. There's also...More

Thank Ronniev90
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely worth the stop, this place is massive and beautiful. Especially nice during Christmastime when the market is open and had carolers in front.

Thank SunSeekerMA
Reviewed 4 days ago

we went while the Christmas market was on and it was wonderful. We visited the inside of the cathedral as well. This is a gorgeous serene must visit site.

Thank MegMarTravel
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Amy W
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Response from JeffTheChairman | Reviewed this property |
No but it is nice to leave a donation
12 July 2017|
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Response from И К | Reviewed this property |
Лично видел китайскую туристку, которая сначала была в соборе с чемоданом, а потом взабралась с ним на саму башню собора.
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3 March 2017|
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Response from nivedita p | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a rail which goes to the TOP. you can pause and rest where you can witness a big bell and the view from the top. As some one mentioned it is a long slog but worth it All the best.