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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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  • Average3%
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Domkloster 3, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 92584720
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Free entrance, but it is the most spectacular from outside. No long queues but quite crowded inside.

Thank Krzysztof M
Reviewed yesterday

It was an amazing cathedral to absorb from the outside. It is certainly a world heritage site. I was underwhelmed a bit by the insides. It is likely me, but nothing resonated with me like walking around the cathedral. I wanted to feel a connection...More

Thank wolfurphy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I adore the Dom with its detailed architecture. Beautiful both during the day and at night. Really interesting exhibition showing how everything around the Dom was obliterated in WWII.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 2 days ago

For me, it's nothing to do with any religion as I am not interested but the building from outside and the picture inside takes me out of this world!!! Stone mass helps me to digest the voices and organ played. Always visiting when reached to...More

Thank SaitElibol
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very beautiful cathedral, quite astounding structure sight , well worth to getting the guide for understand the history behind it .definitely a must see ,inside and out ,day and night . there was no charge to go in, they only ask for donations for the...More

Thank Ann_Sorokin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Cologne cathedral is a beautiful example of a German gothic church, its size and elaborate facade is a spectacle to behold. Just one block away from the main central train station and the roemisch-germanisches-museum and Ludwig museum and surrounded by fine restaurants and shops...More

Thank salomon v
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The shear scale of the building is overpowering - a feat of architectural and engineering prowess. If you’re going to Cologne / Koln as a tourist one of the reasons has to be to visit the cathedral so it really doesn’t need too many recommendations....More

Thank TonyGeorge59
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have seen many churches and no doubt this is impressive in size and style but I was in town for two days -- and both days Saturday and Sunday --- the main part of the church, which has the most items to see according...More

Thank Geeena
Reviewed 4 days ago

As soon as you exit the train station in Cologne you're met with incredible views of the Cathedral. No pictures can do this building justice. There are tours available to walk through the Cathedral with or you can do it at your own pace. There...More

Thank tigg189074
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cologne Dom is rightly famous as a monumentally large, and interesting, cathedral - once purporting to be the tallest man-made structure on the planet. Oddly the locals seem almost proud that it lay incomplete for 500 years until the Prussians took it upon themselves...More

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11 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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2 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.
28 February 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.