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Kolner Philharmonie

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Address: Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 4922 1204080
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Excellent choral concert

Wonderful to share a quality concert with the locals. Very impressive concert hall, worth the visit in itself.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful to share a quality concert with the locals. Very impressive concert hall, worth the visit in itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

very big and fancy, i attended a concert for mozart's work there with y.son on piano, it was really amazing and the hall is huge (2200 persons)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Was very impressed by both the venue with its excellent acoustic, seating and unobstructed sight lines and by the performance of the Gürzenich-Orchester of Köln.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This should be WAY higher on the list of things to do in Köln! I went to a free lunch time session at 12.30 today (Thursday). No need to book, just turn up. The doors open at noon. There is a coat/bag check. Beautiful venue. A chilled way to listen to some gorgeous music.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

One of the best concert halls in Germany, maybe in Europe. A superb program should give you a chance listen to an extraordinary orchestra in a perfect setting. If you are a few days in Cologne take the chance to buy a ticket and enjoy the excellent acoustic with best view from all seats. If a concert is sold out,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I appreciated many wonderful concerts. Often classical concerts Button also good Jazz. The Cologne Orchestras have a high standard, but there are guest Orchestras from Vienna, Chicago and other places. You can have a excellent sound from every seat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you're a serious (or even less than serious) music-lover, this is is a venue not to be missed. The Kölner Philharmonie is acclaimed as one of the best concert halls in Germany, with excellent acoustics and a superb view from all parts of the auditorium. Don't be put off by the exterior. There is almost nothing to see as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

One of the best concert halls in Germany if not Europe. I have been there to more than a dozend concerts and was never disappointed by the accoustics, no matter whether classics or jazz. You see and hear well from all seats.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

What a superb concert hall! I saw 2 performances here, first the intimate quartet Salut Salon ,where the stage was framed by huge back cloths,and then a full symphony concert with the excellent Cologne Philharmonic, with open stage and seats and boxes behind the orchestra. The stage is low and the is a formidable rake, so that in row 4... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

the accoustics are very good, the organisation of the concert hall is nice. it is a pleasure to visit a concert hall when you are travelling abroad.

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