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St Kunibert Basilica

Kunibertsklosser, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
30 Dec 2017
“Stunning church.”
9 Jan 2017
“A lovely basilica.”
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Kunibertsklosser, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Of the 12 churches built in the Romanesque style of architecture St Kunibert Basilica was the last being constructed by 1247 and what a stunning church and piece of architecture this is. The exterior is very impressive and imposing and looks absolutely amazing especially when...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a lovely basilica, somehow overlooked due to its location. However, it's very easy to reach it - it's less than a 10-minute walk from the central station or the cathedral. The basilica boasts a beautiful high ceiling and lovely decorations. The acoustics is...More

Thank TheShis
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was consecrated in 1247 and was the last of the 12 Romanesque churches to be built. I only got a view of it from the outside, but that was sufficient, as the outside is beautiful.

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This church is one of the biggest in Cologne and stands very beautiful and proud. unfortunately it was closed while I was there which was a huge disappointment as it must be lovely inside.

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Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

It a wonderful basilica placed in the Kunibert area. The started to build this basilica before 1210. To compensate for the terrain slope towards the Rhine arises as a base a crypt. 1226 is the choir completed.On June 29, 1944, the roofs went up in...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

St. Kunibert’s was completed in 1247 and is the youngest Romanesque church in Cologne. The church has beautiful stained glass windows dating back to the 13th century. It is the northernmost Romanesque church in Cologne and it’s facade faces the Rhine River. The windows are...More

Thank ITRT
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

easy to reach, the church is very nice with great original medieval stained glass windows; reconstructed after the WWII, a great place to take a break and meditate.

1  Thank Carmen G
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

St. Kunibert is another Romanesque church. This church was completed in 1247. The main doorway has a beautiful door made of bronze with eight beautiful panels. There are beautiful stained glass windows in the church. There is a new church organ and we heard someone...More

Thank BennyMalaga
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

This was my favorite Romanische church in Cologne. Interior had pleasing simple lines, large oil paintings, unusual eye level stations of the cross, and interesting fabric art. The later was displayed in a large glass case which made viewing possible from multiple angles. The church...More

Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

This reconstructed church is a must see if you like architecture. It's bright and airy. If you are lucky enough you might catch an organ concert!

Thank Mike N
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