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St. Ursula

Ursulaplatz, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 133400
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Hard to find but worth the visit

Having read about the St Ursula's Golden Room in a book, was keen to visit this location. After... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
peter_fussell
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Beautiful building

The church is beautiful and typical for the west gothic period. There is a small and pleasant... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
weedmactep
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Chester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ursulaplatz, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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+49 221 133400
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read about the St Ursula's Golden Room in a book, was keen to visit this location. After about a 10 min walk from the Cologne Cathedral found the St Ursula church but finding the Golden Room was a bit harder. Enter the church and...More

1  Thank peter_fussell
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The church is beautiful and typical for the west gothic period. There is a small and pleasant hotels around. It is not a massive church as the dom let's say, but as it is not that far away from the DOM, it is a good...More

Thank weedmactep
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I read about this church online and because it was only a10 minute stroll from our hotel near the main train station we thought it was worth checking out. I'm glad we did as this is not your average church. The church itself is free...More

Thank LynsFrostee
Reviewed 27 August 2017

St Ursula--if she ever existed--- was a princess or noble martyr who refused to marry a pagan, or some such story. When the story was first told, she had been accompanied by ll ladies-in-waiting. By the time that medieval people got finished telling the story,...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This place is worth a visit. It is not the most ornate church but is beautiful in it's own right. It is dedicated to St. Ursula who has a real interesting story.

Thank Smokey1611
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Tucked away in one of the quietest pars of the city, this church has an amazing secret. While the main part of the chuch os free and beautiful to look around, there is a closed door that you can access for just a few euro's...More

1  Thank kazmat182
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Come and have a look, and be sure to ask questions. I took the subway to within walking distance of St. Ursula. I came on a Saturday during a wedding. We quietly entered and viewed the building, waiting until afterwards to look at more of...More

Thank 876danek
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Where did Cologne get its city crest from? Go find out with the story of St. Ursula. Entry to the ossuary is 2 Euros and well worth it if you're into those kinds of things.

Thank Avital S
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I went here to see the church as i heard that it is different from others. I visited the place and went to its golden chamber. I saw bones from grave yards of those killed by huns. Really tpuched

Thank james-alen
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Gothic and modern mix in the interior decorations are well worth a look. Peaceful place for reflection

Thank scrogginsandwench
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