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St. Ursula

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Address: Ursulaplatz, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Interesting Place With A Voilent History

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... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
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65 reviews
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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 the church.

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Thank 876danek
Jerusalem, Israel
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45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

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.

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Thank Avital S
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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

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Thank james-alen
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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

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Thank scrogginsandwench
Denver, CO
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161 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went here twice to see the church. Even though we were there during opening hours, no one was there. Bummer, as I really wanted to see this church.

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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A different church, unique architecture. Paid respect to all the people who gave their lives during the World wars, was immensely touched by it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

In lots of ways, I found this church more interesting than Cologne Cathedral. It was the church where St Ursula and 11,000 😛 Of her virgins were killed by the Huns.myou can go into the golden chamber and see the bones from the graveyard which used to be next to the church.

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Thank Birmancat
New York City, New York
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68 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

About a 10 minute walk from "the other church" in town (i.e. the DOM), is this quiet and unassuming places. Before going, you should read up on the history of this place as you'll appreciate it anymore. I've traveled to many places over the world, but this place is truly unique. The church itself is average, but at the side... More 

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Thank Ridge86er
Europe
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64 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The history of St. Ursula saving the city of Cologne is outstanding. We got to hear the history from our walking tour guide. The outside of the church is beautiful, but the inside is where you need to visit. Just take a peek inside as you walk around Cologne, you wont regret it. I would recommend seeing this on a... More 

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419 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous cathedral with macabre decor. This cathedral is magnificent!!! A must see. It's within walking distance from main train station.

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