Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Beautiful Cologne Cathedral in Cologne, Germany

taken during my second visit last summer 2010. what an amazing work of architecture!

The Cologne Cathedral is a Catholic church in the city of Cologne, Germany. It has a Gothic architecture. It is the biggest Gothic church in the northern part of Europe. Construction of Cologne Cathedral began in 1248 and took, with interruptions, until 1880 to complete. It is 144.5 metres long, 86.5 m wide and its towers are approximately 157 m tall.

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