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Cologne Cathedral (Dom)

Domkloster 3, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 92584720
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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 3, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 92584720
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Reviewed yesterday

Notre Dame. Pish. Make your way to the Cologne Cathedral. Stunningly beautiful both outside and in the scorched brick adds a lovely dimensionality to the exterior that makes this cathedral seem unreal. If you can handle it attempt the somewhat claustrophobic climb to the towers....More

Thank C W
Reviewed yesterday

Great just for a pop in, nice to see, but the renovations make it such a treck to walk all the way round. And also glad to see there is plenty of services happening there.

Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful building also inside the glass windows are art. Not sure why other cities managed to keep the maintenance on there iconic buildings up to date (maybe not spain and Italy) but the outside is just black. Surely german efficiency could find a way...More

Thank London74400
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This church was very cool. It's not very decked out, but it is certainly worth a quick peak! Make sure you check out the back of the church, because that is where (to me) the most interesting part was. It has beautiful mosaics and very...More

1  Thank Jessie P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Cathedral with very rich architecture. The surroundings are well maintained. It is also wheelchair accessible.

Thank DanielK_Norway
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Cathedral is in the hearts of all citizens of Cologne. They look for its spires whenever they're returning to its City. It's more than their pride and joy, it's part of their identity. The "dome" as they refer to it, is a part of...More

Thank Heidewind1943
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This magnificent Cathedral is artistically built and has fascinating history (spanned more that six centuries to complete). With paying a visit.

Thank Jorda2012
Reviewed 3 days ago

All the Viking guides seem to be a wealth of information, the information is brillient, the Cathedral is a wonderful piece of Gothic architecture. Unfortunately as it was Sunday we were unable to go inside as there was mass going on. At night it looks...More

1  Thank adenab847
Reviewed 3 days ago

We just went to Cologne to see the Cathedral and it was definitely worth it....stand back and look up...it is magnificent. Sit there and take in the atmosphere of one of the best churches in Europe....you will not be disappointed.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First of all it's such a beautiful building from the outside and even more so on the inside. We walked in and took one of the tours from inside the cathedral, it was 8 euros per adult and we did the English speaking tour. No...More

Thank RichCook1991
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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.
1 March 2017|
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Response from Savvas R | Reviewed this property |
If you only want to see the Cathedral it shouldn't take you more than 2 hours. It is a very beautiful place, If you have time you should pay a visit.