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Gross St. Martin

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Address: An Gross St Martin, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 221 16425650
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Today
09:00 - 12:30
13:15 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:15 - 18:00
Tue - Fri 09:00 - 12:30
Tue - Sat 13:15 - 17:00
Sat 09:30 - 12:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This famous Romanesque cathedral, re-opened in 1985 following extreme...

This famous Romanesque cathedral, re-opened in 1985 following extreme damage during World War II, takes second billing behind only the Dom as Cologne's most prominent religious structure.

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Not just another old church

This place is amazing. I love this style of structure and this one is at the top of my list of just awesome.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ricktucker1971
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Smiths Falls, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Like many others, we stumbled across the church whilst walking along the riverbank. It is very modern looking inside, but has very interesting little objects like the brass sculptures in the walls of the 12 stations of the cross and a gruesome but intruigingly beautiful statue of Mary holding Christ's body taken down from the cross. You cannot approach the... More 

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Smiths Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is amazing. I love this style of structure and this one is at the top of my list of just awesome.

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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the fist places we came across while we were talking a stroll in the town. Just a picturesque view of what old German towns look like.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

On our city tour we stopped by this church and the outside was as amazing as the inside. It is located a short distance from the river and the walk up to it inspires many beautiful photos as it is nestled right in between some colorful buildings. The inside of the church is peaceful and has many lovely architectural highlights... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a lovely landmark church, located in the old town, by the river. While not being the most beautiful church in town, its sheer height is impressive enough. Make sure to go over to the other bank of the river to take obvious photo of the huge cathedral and the church.

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Nice little church in the heart of the Old Town, fits in beautifully with the surrounding houses and area, nice place for a short visit

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We loved the old town. A lot of attraction around and the scene is amazing it is a must to visit place

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Geraldine, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were out walking and looking at the river when we saw this amazing building. It is surrounded by old houses and looks out over the Rhine.

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Stone Harbor, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We went to this church since Trip Advisor had given it high ratings and we did enjoy visiting this church.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

this cathedral provides a good scenery along with the rhine river and the cologne cathedral. it looked really nice on camera (and the pictures I took opposite side of the rhine river)

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