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Private Tour: Cologne City Highlights
"Start your tour with a pickup from your Cologne hotel and travel into the center of town with your private guide. While relaxing in the comfort of your air-conditioned minivan chat with your guide about the places on your itinerary and if you would perhaps like to focus on one area more than another simply let your guide know.The first stop on your sightseeing tour is Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) the city’s symbolic landmark and one of Germany’s most striking Gothic monuments. Learn about the Roman Catholic cathedral from the outside of the building while admiring its large frontal facade and then head inside to explore independently. After strolling around the captivating place of worship
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Private Tour: Cologne City Highlights
"Start your tour with a pickup from your Cologne hotel and travel into the center of town with your private guide. While relaxing in the comfort of your air-conditioned minivan chat with your guide about the places on your itinerary and if you would perhaps like to focus on one area more than another simply let your guide know.The first stop on your sightseeing tour is Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) the city’s symbolic landmark and one of Germany’s most striking Gothic monuments. Learn about the Roman Catholic cathedral from the outside of the building while admiring its large frontal facade and then head inside to explore independently. After strolling around the captivating place of worship
From EUR64.00
 
Private Tour: Düsseldorf Highlights Tour
"Start with a hotel pickup and delve into the streets of central Düsseldorf to learn about the city from your private driver-guide. As you travel along the scenic Rhine River promenade aka Rheinuferpromenade hear how the city developed from a riverside farming settlement to the lively Rhine-area metropolis that it is today. If you have any particular areas of interest let your guide know. Your commentary and itinerary can be tailored to your preference.After passing the pretty Rheinuferpromenade stop for a look at Rheinturm the city’s tallest and best-known landmark. Pause for photos of the TV tower set against the lively hustle of the Media Harbor. A modern-looking place
From EUR71.00

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Sankt Maria im Kapitol

Of Saint Mary in Capital is the largest of twelve Romanesque churches of Cologne. Emperor Claudius granted the status of city to Colonia (today's Cologne) in 50 AD. Shortly after, a Roman temple was...
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Oct 31, 2014

Sankt Maria im Kapitol/Romanesque Cloister

When you visit Saint Mary in Capital Church you enter in through the wonderful Romanesque cloister or through its remains. Unfortunately upper floor hasn’t survived till nowadays and locals used...
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Oct 31, 2014

Sankt Maria im Kapitol/Interioir

Interiors of the church were built in XII century and later reconstructed several times in XV and XVI centuries. That’s why we can see mixture of Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic styles there. The...
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Oct 31, 2014

Sankt Maria im Kapitol/Ambulatory and choir

The ambulatory and choir are accessed from either side of the altar. The side aisles continue around the apses. Everything remind here about Romanesque and Byzantine styles. Columns with plain...
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Oct 31, 2014

Sankt Maria im Kapitol/Statues and tombs

Although church of Saint Mary in Capitol suffered Anglo-American bombardments during WW II it still have some statues made in XV century and survived till nowadays. Two Romanesque tombs of noble...
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Oct 31, 2014

Sankt Maria im Kapitol/Stained Glass Windows

There are at least three big Gothic Windows with wonderful Stained Glass Windows of XV century in the church of Saint Mary in Capitol. For all fans of medieval military history are especially...
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Oct 31, 2014

Sankt Maria im Kapitol/Walking around

When you visit one of Twelve Romanesque churches of Cologne known as Saint Mary in Capital don’t forget to walk around that church. Reason for that is very simple. At Marienplatz in front of southern...
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Oct 31, 2014

Sankt Maria in Lyskirchen

First mention about the church in Lyskirchen was documented in 948 A.D. Next time this church mentioned in the document belonged to Archbishop Anno in 1067. And present church dedicated to Saint Mary...
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Oct 29, 2014

Sankt Maria in Lyskirchen/Interior

Interior of the Church of Saint Mary in Lyskirchen was mostly built up by 1260. Church was richly decorated buy the frescos, statues and icons. The panels of high altarpiece were painted by famous...
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Sankt Maria in Lyskirchen/Frescos

Although during WW II Church of Saint Mary in Lyskirchen was under Royal Air Force bombardments is suffered no so badly as many other churches of Cologne. That circumstance explained how could survive...
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Oct 29, 2014

Sankt Maria in Lyskirchen/Stained Glass Windows

Original Romanesque windows of the church of Saint Mary in Lyskirchen were replaced by gothic ones during the reconstruction of 1520-1530 when church got a lot of new gothic elements. At the same time...
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Oct 29, 2014

Church of Saint Ursula

Collegiate Church of Saint Ursula was founded in 1135 at place where Christian martyrs were worshiped since the IV century A.D. on a Roman burial ground. At the Romanesque galleried basilica, an...
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Things to Do Near Cologne

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Groß St. Martin

First church at this place was founded yet in 960 A.D. Present church dedicated to saint martin of Tours was constructed between 1150 and 1250 and this is one of twelve Romanesque Churches of Cologne....
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Römisch-Germanisches Museum

Explore the past at the Roman/Germanic Museum. This museum houses an impressive collection of Roman artifacts ranging from dinnerware to weaponry, and everything in between. There are statues, tile...
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Cathedral - Kölner Dom

Whilst the cathedral itself is free to visit, the treasury is not. But, it is worth every cent of the admission price to see the treasures there. Understandably, there is no photography allowed, so...
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Hohenzollern Brücke

The Hohenzollern Bridge was constructed between 1907 and 1911 and replaced old Cathedral Bridge known as Dombrücke. The new bridge, named Hohenzollernbrücke after the Hohenzollern dynasty, was...
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St. Kunibert's Church

This church dedicated to Saint Kunibert (590-663) who was the tenth bishop of Cologne in Frankish times. He built at this place a church of Saint Clement and later he was buried there. New church was...
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Claudius Therme

This place looks amazing, I spotted it when we were coming into land(?!) in the Rhine park after our cablecar adventure! After seeing it, I heard from various people in our hostel that it was...
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