93 Sights in Cologne, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Cologne, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 93 sights are available in Cologne, Germany.

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1. Chocolate Museum

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The Chocolate Museum Cologne is a cultural-historical special museum for chocolate in the Cologne district Altstadt-Süd. The exhibition building, located on a peninsula in the Rheinauhafen, houses, among other things, a collection on the history of chocolate and a permanent exhibition on modern chocolate production.

Wikipedia: Imhoff-Schokoladenmuseum (DE), Website

2. Flora

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The Flora und Botanischer Garten Köln is a municipal formal park and botanical garden located adjacent to Cologne Zoological Garden at Amsterdamer Straße 34, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is open daily without charge.

Wikipedia: Flora Botanical Garden (EN), Website

3. Cologne Cathedral

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Cologne Cathedral is a cathedral in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia belonging to the Catholic Church. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne and of the administration of the Archdiocese of Cologne. It is a renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1996. It is Germany's most visited landmark, attracting an average of 20,000 people a day. At 157 m (515 ft), the cathedral is the tallest twin-spired church in the world, the second tallest church in Europe after Ulm Minster, and the third tallest church of any kind in the world.

Wikipedia: Cologne Cathedral (EN), Website

4. Hansa-Hochhaus

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The Hansahochhaus is a skyscraper in the Neustadt-Nord quarter of north-central Cologne. When constructed in 1924-25 it was the city's first skyscraper, and one of the first skyscrapers in Germany. It was designed as an office building in the Expressionist style by the local architect, Jacob Koerfer. It was constructed in just 135 working days, which was considered less than the time taken to erect comparable buildings in the United States where skyscrapers were already becoming mainstream by the 1920s, but construction of the Hansahochhaus was subject to interruptions so the total construction period stretched over 15 months. With 17 floors and a total height of 65 meters, for a brief period following its construction the Hansahochhaus was Europe's tallest building

Wikipedia: Hansahochhaus (EN), Architect Wikipedia

5. Auferstehungskirche Buchforst

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Auferstehungskirche Buchforst

The Church of the Resurrection, known as the Kulturkirche Ost in Cologne-Buchforst, is a modern Protestant church building with a community center inaugurated in 1968, designed by the architects Georg Rasch and Winfried Wolsky. In 2012, the municipal housing association GAG Immobilien took over the sponsorship to promote the location through cultural events. The church is considered an outstanding example of Protestant church architecture of the post-war period and was placed under monument protection in 1992, including the courtyard paving. The buildings were abandoned by the Protestant parish in May 2005 and put to a new use as part of a model project. The church building and the paving of the courtyard were preserved, and the outbuildings were renewed.

Wikipedia: Auferstehungskirche (Köln-Buchforst) (DE), Website

6. St. Clemens

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St. ClemensHOWI - Horsch, Willy / CC BY 3.0

St. Clemens is a former boatmen's church in the Cologne district of Mülheim, which is now on the right bank of the Rhine. The church, which stands directly on the banks of the Rhine, was built as a Romanesque hall church of the 12th/13th century. For centuries it was a branch church of the parish church of St. Mauritius in Buchheim, was raised to the status of a parish church after its destruction in 1796 and remained the only Catholic church in Mülheim. With the new construction of the Church of Our Lady in 1864, it lost its parish rights and became a secondary church again. Together with seven other churches, it now belongs to the Catholic parish of St. Clemens and Mauritius, which includes the districts of Mülheim, Buchheim and Buchforst.

Wikipedia: St. Clemens (Köln-Mülheim) (DE)

7. Optischer Telegraph

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The Prussian Semaphore System was a telegraphic communications system used between Berlin and the Rhine Province from 1832 to 1849. It could transmit administrative and military messages by optical signal over a distance of nearly 550 kilometres (340 mi). The telegraph line comprised 62 stations each furnished with a signal mast with six cable-operated arms. The stations were equipped with telescopes that operators used to copy coded messages and forward them to the next station. Three dispatch departments located in Berlin, Cologne and Koblenz handled the coding and decoding of official telegrams. Although electric telegraphy made the system obsolete for military use, simplified semaphores were still used for railway signals.

Wikipedia: Prussian semaphore system (EN)

8. Robert Blum

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Robert Blum

Robert Blum was a German democratic politician, publicist, poet, publisher, revolutionary and member of the National Assembly of 1848. In his fight for a strong, unified Germany he opposed ethnocentrism and it was his strong belief that no one people should rule over another. As such he was an opponent of the Prussian occupation of Poland and was in contact with the revolutionaries there. Blum was a critic of antisemitism, supported the German Catholic sect, and agitated for the equality of the sexes. Although claiming immunity as a member of the National Assembly, he was arrested during a stay at the hotel "Stadt London" in Vienna and executed for his role in the Revolutions of 1848 in the German states.

Wikipedia: Robert Blum (EN)

9. Kölner Edelweißpiraten

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Kölner Edelweißpiraten photographer: Christoph Rückert aka Dstern - thank you! / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Edelweiss Pirates were a loosely organized group of youths opposed to the status quo of Nazi Germany. They emerged in western Germany out of the German Youth Movement of the late 1930s in response to the strict regimentation of the Hitler Youth. Similar in many ways to the Leipzig Meuten, they consisted of young people, mainly between the ages of 14 and 17, who had evaded the Hitler Youth by leaving school and were also young enough to avoid military conscription, which was only compulsory from the age of 17 onward. The roots and background of the Edelweiss Pirates movement were detailed in the 2004 film Edelweiss Pirates, directed by Niko von Glasow.

Wikipedia: Edelweiss Pirates (EN)

10. Kölner Zoo

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The Aktiengesellschaft Cologne Zoological Garden is the zoo of Cologne, Germany. Being the third oldest zoo in Germany, it features over 10,000 animals of more than 850 species on more than 20 hectares. The internationally renowned zoo with an attached aquarium and invertebrate exhibit is active in preservational breeding of animals that are in danger of becoming extinct. In addition, in-the-wild conservation efforts and research focussing on animals of Madagascar, Wallacea, and Vietnam are actively promoted and supported via cooperation with Cologne University and local projects, such as in the case of Przewalski's horses.

Wikipedia: Cologne Zoological Garden (EN), Website

11. Schauspielhaus Köln

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Schauspiel Köln is a theatre and company in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It forms together with the Cologne Opera and other houses the Bühnen der Stadt Köln. The listed building has 830 seats in the Grand House, 120 in the locksmith and 60 in the refreshment room. In addition, the listed 'Halle Kalk' has 200 seats, it was used until closing in the summer of 2015 because of the danger of collapse. Since the 2013/14 season Depot 1 and Depot 2 have been used as interim venues during the extensive renovation of the Schauspielhaus on the site of the former Carlswerk in Schanzenstraße in Cologne-Mülheim.

Wikipedia: Schauspiel Köln (EN), Website

12. Great St. Martin Church

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Great St. Martin ChurchHpschaefer www.reserv-art.de / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Great Saint Martin Church is a Romanesque Catholic church in Cologne, Germany. Its foundations rest on remnants of a Roman chapel, built on what was then an island in the Rhine. The church was later transformed into a Benedictine monastery. The current buildings, including a soaring crossing tower that is a landmark of Cologne's Old Town, were erected between 1150-1250. The architecture of its eastern end forms a triconch or trefoil plan, consisting of three apses around the crossing, similar to that at St. Maria im Kapitol. The church was badly damaged in World War II; restoration work was completed in 1985.

Wikipedia: Great St. Martin Church, Cologne (EN)

13. Domschatzkammer

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Domschatzkammer Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird Elya als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Cologne Cathedral Vault of the Hohe Domkirche Metropolitan Branch is part of the Cologne Cathedral. It is located on the north side of the cathedral and displays most of the treasures of Cologne Cathedral. There, Christian art can be traced back to the 4th century AD. Until the 20th, the century. The vault of the cathedral was completed on August 21st. He was founded on October 23, 2000, when he was severely criticized. Because many people think that the cube wrapped in dark bronze plates representing the entrance of the cathedral vault is a foreign body in front of the Gothic north stand of the cathedral.

Wikipedia: Domschatzkammer Köln (DE), Website

14. Christuskirche

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The Christuskirche is a Protestant church, originally built in the neo-Gothic style according to plans by the architects August Hartel (1844–1890) and Skjøld Neckelmann (1854–1903) by diocesan master builder Heinrich Wiethase (1833–1893) in the Belgian Quarter in Cologne's Neustadt district. In February 2014, the nave was demolished by decision of the Evangelical Congregation of Cologne in order to build a smaller nave and a residential and commercial property with community rooms on the site according to plans by Klaus Hollenbeck Architekten and MAIER ARCHITEKTEN. The church was reconsecrated in 2016.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Köln) (DE), Website

15. St. Pantaleon's Church

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The Church of Saint Pantaleon is an early Romanesque church in Cologne, Germany. The church dates back to the 10th century and is one of the twelve Romanesque churches of Cologne. The former monastery church is consecrated to Saint Pantaleon and the Saints Cosmas and Damian and is the oldest church of the cult of Saint Pantaleon west of Byzantium. The empress Theophanu and the archbishop Bruno the Great are buried in the church, which also contains shrines of saints Alban, the first Christian martyr of Britain, and Maurinus of Cologne. Pope Benedict XVI visited the church in 2005.

Wikipedia: Saint Pantaleon's Church, Cologne (EN)

16. Planetarium und Sternwarte Köln

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The Cologne Planetarium is located in the Leonardo-da-Vinci-Gymnasium in Cologne-Nippes. A Zeiss small planetarium in the basement of the school offers groups of up to 30 people the opportunity to show the starry sky, the Milky Way and planets as they can be seen with the naked eye in clear weather. The Cologne Planetarium also has an observatory built between 1960 and 1963. A very large part of the facility – including the telescopes and domes – was built by former students in their spare time. The long-time director of the planetarium was Hermann Gundermann (1938–2022).

Wikipedia: Planetarium Köln (DE), Website

17. Christopherus-Kapelle

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The Christophorus Chapel is an architectural monument in the Longerich district of Nippes in Cologne, Germany. The chapel, which is a listed building, is located on the grounds of the Liège barracks of the German Armed Forces, where the Federal Office for Personnel Management of the German Armed Forces is based. The church is not open to the public, but can be seen from the military ring road through the fence of the barracks. The building was registered on 23 July 2003 with the number 8624 in the list of monuments of the city of Cologne and is named after Christophorus.

Wikipedia: Christophorus-Kapelle (Longerich) (DE)

18. St. Ursula

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St. Ursula Hans Peter Schaefer --> Hps-poll / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Basilica church of St. Ursula is located in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is built upon the ancient ruins of a Roman cemetery, where the 11,000 virgins associated with the legend of Saint Ursula are said to have been buried. The church has an impressive reliquary created from the bones of the former occupants of the cemetery. It is one of the twelve Romanesque churches of Cologne and was designated a Minor Basilica on 25 June 1920. While the nave and main tower are Romanesque, the choir has been rebuilt in the Gothic style.

Wikipedia: Basilica of St. Ursula, Cologne (EN)

19. Historical watertower

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Chemische Fabrik Kalk (CFK) was a German chemicals company based in Kalk, a city district of Cologne. The company was founded in 1858 as Chemische Fabrik Vorster & Grüneberg, Cöln by Julius Vorster and Hermann Julius Grüneberg and was renamed to Chemische Fabrik Kalk GmbH in 1892. At times the company was the second-largest German producer of soda ash and was, with almost 2400 employees, one of the largest employers in Cologne. For decades the chimneys and the water tower of the factory dominated the skyline of Cologne-Kalk.

Wikipedia: Chemische Fabrik Kalk (EN)

20. Bayenturm

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BayenturmHOWI - Horsch, Willy / CC BY 3.0

The Bayenturm is a medieval fortified tower in the city center of Cologne. The defiant Bayenturm, built like a castle, was built around 1220 as part of the eight-kilometre-long medieval city fortifications. The southern corner tower of the city wall on the Rhine is today one of the few testimonies of this complex, which enclosed Cologne for 700 years. The tower is about 35 meters high with ground floor and four upper floors including battlements. Today, the Bayenturm is the seat of the non-profit foundation "FrauenMediaTurm".

Wikipedia: Bayenturm (DE)

21. Reiterstandbild König Friedrich Wilhelm IV.

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The equestrian statue of Frederick William IV of Prussia by the sculptor Gustav Blaeser, made of bronze, is located on the right bank of the Rhine portal of the Hohenzollern Bridge. The equestrian statue of his brother and successor William I of Friedrich Drake stands just a few meters away on the other side of the railway line. Frederick William IV had been very committed to the completion of the cathedral building. Both monuments were originally located on the former cathedral bridge. The monument was inaugurated in 1867.

Wikipedia: Reiterstandbild Friedrich Wilhelms IV. (Köln) (DE)

22. Synagoge im Jüdischen Wohlfahrtszentrum

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Synagoge im Jüdischen Wohlfahrtszentrum Elke Wetzig (Elya) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Jewish Welfare Center is a large Jewish social institution in the former buildings of the "Israelite Asylum for the Sick and the Elderly" at Ottostraße 85 in the Neuehrenfeld district of Cologne. The centre looks back on an eventful and eventful history. The new and rebuilt building complex, which was occupied in 2003, now houses facilities of the Cologne synagogue community such as administration, social counseling, daycare center, elementary school and a parents' home as a Jewish institution for the elderly.

Wikipedia: Jüdisches Wohlfahrtszentrum (DE), Website

23. Karl-Schwering-Platz

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Karl-Schwering-Platz is a green space in the Lindenthal district of Cologne, Germany, designed in 1925 by horticultural director Fritz Encke. The square is part of the green corridor of the Lindenthal Canal, which was created as a connection between the Inner Green Belt at Aachener Weiher and the city forest in the Outer Green Belt on the initiative of the then Lord Mayor of Cologne, Konrad Adenauer. The elongated square was named after the former director of the Apostelgymnasium, Karl Schwering (1846–1925).

Wikipedia: Karl-Schwering-Platz (DE)

24. Hermann-Joseph Brunnen

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The Hermann Josef Fountain is a sculptural fountain originally designed as a walking fountain on the Waidmarkt in Cologne's Altstadt-Süd district. It was donated in 1894 by the Cologne Beautification Association and designed and implemented by the sculptor Wilhelm Albermann. The sculptures depict scenes from the life and legend of the so-called "apple saint" Hermann Joseph von Steinfeld. Since 1 July 1980, the fountain has been registered under the number 164 in the list of monuments of the city of Cologne.

Wikipedia: Hermann-Josef-Brunnen (DE)

25. Kirche Johannes XXIII.

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The Church of the Catholic University Community of Cologne – St. John XXIII is a Roman Catholic church built in 1968–1969 by Josef Rikus and Heinz Buchmann († 2004) in the Cologne district of Sülz, which has been a listed building since 2016. With its brutalist, sculptural architecture, it occupies a special position among Cologne's church buildings. After the canonization of Pope John XXIII in 2014, he was included in the official name of the Church as the patron saint of the Church.

Wikipedia: Kirche der katholischen Hochschulgemeinde Köln – St. Johannes XXIII. (DE)

26. Heilig Kreuz

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Heilig Kreuz is a Catholic parish church in the Weidenpesch district of Cologne, which was built in 1931 according to plans by the architect Heinrich Bartmann, used since the end of 1931 and consecrated in June 1934. The church bears the patronage of the Holy Cross and has been a listed building since 1983. Its architecture is in the field of tension between tradition and modernity, whereby the design had to do justice to the more conservative-traditional ideas of the municipality.

Wikipedia: Heilig Kreuz (Köln) (DE)

27. Neu St. Alban

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Neu St. Alban Elke Wetzig (Elya) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Neu St. Alban is a parish church in the Neustadt-Nord district of Cologne, Germany, in the north corner of the Stadtgarten. The church was built in 1958/1959 according to plans by Hans Schilling from rubble bricks. Among other things, building materials from the Cologne Opera House, which was slightly damaged in the Second World War and demolished in 1958, were used. From the church of Alt St. Alban next to the Gürzenich, preserved pieces of equipment were taken over.

Wikipedia: Neu St. Alban (DE)

28. St. Maria vom Frieden

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St. Maria vom Frieden Elke Wetzig (Elya) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Mary of Peace is a baroque church in the southern part of the old town of Cologne. The monastery church of a convent of the Discalced Carmelites was consecrated in 1692 after several years of construction. The patronage refers to a miraculous image of the Mother of God, which was bequeathed to the convent in 1642 as an inheritance. In April 1942, the church and monastery were largely destroyed, but between 1947 and 1957 they were gradually rebuilt in the old style.

Wikipedia: St. Maria vom Frieden (Köln) (DE)

29. Sankt Joseph

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The Church of St. Joseph is a Roman Catholic parish church in Cologne-Ehrenfeld and, together with the churches of St. Mechtern, St. Peter, St. Anna and St. Barbara, belongs to the pastoral care area of Ehrenfeld in the Archdiocese of Cologne. It is located on Venloer Straße in Cologne-Ehrenfeld not far from the market square and the chapel of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and is framed on the sides by Klarastraße and Wahlenstraße.

Wikipedia: St. Joseph (Köln-Ehrenfeld) (DE)

30. DOMiD

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DOMiD is a registered association in Cologne that collects, preserves, researches and exhibits materials on the history of migration. The history of immigration in Germany is to be presented to a broad audience. In addition to its museum and archival work, DOMiD organizes events, conferences and lectures. The aim is to convey migration as a normal case. Since 2010, DOMiD has been located in the district town hall in Cologne-Ehrenfeld.

Wikipedia: DOMiD (DE), Website

31. St. Servatius

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St. Servatius is a Catholic parish church dedicated to St. Servatius of Tongern in the Immendorf district of Cologne, Germany, which was built in 1873 and 1874 according to plans by the architect August Carl Lange. It stands on a 13-metre-high hill, which is popularly called "Heidenberg". Foundations of their much older predecessor building were used for the construction and are still partially visible in the current building.

Wikipedia: St. Servatius (Köln-Immendorf) (DE)

32. Karl-Rahner-Akademie

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The Karl-Rahner-Akademie is a Catholic city academy in Cologne, Germany. It sees itself as an independent discussion forum in the "Kulturquartier am Neumarkt" in the center of Cologne and is aimed at people who are interested in theological, philosophical, cultural and social issues. A high proportion of participants with a university degree are reached, even beyond the borders of the city of Cologne and the Catholic Church.

Wikipedia: Karl-Rahner-Akademie (DE)

33. Röhrenbunker

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The Reichenspergerplatz Justice Building is a historic building in Cologne-Neustadt-Nord, Germany. The building, which today houses the Higher Regional Court of Cologne, the Cologne Public Prosecutor's Office and parts of the Cologne District Court, is a listed building. Since the end of 2017, the building has also been the seat of the victim protection commissioner of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Wikipedia: Justizgebäude Reichenspergerplatz (DE), Website

34. Schloss Wahn

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Schloss Wahn is a three-winged palace complex built according to the plans of the architect Johann Georg Leydel in the late Baroque style in the Wahn district of the same name in Cologne, which corresponded to the model of a French "Maison de plaisance", but also fulfilled its purpose as an estate. The building ensemble of the castle has been protected as an architectural monument since 9 November 1982.

Wikipedia: Schloss Wahn (DE), Website

35. St. Gertrud

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St. Gertrud is a Catholic parish church in the Agnesviertel of Cologne's northern Neustadt district, in the immediate vicinity of the railway embankment. It was designed by the architect Gottfried Böhm in 1960 and built between 1962 and 1965. In 1967, the architect was awarded the Cologne Architecture Prize for his construction in the Brutalist style with its asymmetrical forms and concrete finish.

Wikipedia: St. Gertrud (Köln) (DE)

36. Grabeskirche St. Bartholomäus

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The Sepulchral Church of St. Bartholomew is a former Roman Catholic parish church in Cologne-Ehrenfeld, which has been used as a columbarium since 2014, where the ashes of the deceased are buried in burial chambers. The sponsor of the burial church is the Catholic parish of Saints Roch, Epiphany and Bartholomew. It is the first and so far only burial church in the Archdiocese of Cologne.

Wikipedia: St. Bartholomäus (Köln-Ehrenfeld) (DE), Website

37. St. Agnes

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St. Agnes is a neogothic Catholic church in Neustadt-Nord, Cologne, Germany. It was consecrated in 1902 and is the second-largest church in Cologne after the Cologne cathedral. St. Agnes is 80 metres (260 ft) long, 40 metres (130 ft) wide and occupies an area of 2,155 square metres (23,200 sq ft). The tower has a height of 61 metres (200 ft). The church is named after Agnes of Rome.

Wikipedia: St. Agnes, Cologne (EN)

38. St. Hildegard in der Au

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St. Hildegard in der Au

St. Hildegard in der Au was a Roman Catholic parish church in the Cologne district of Nippes, which was built in 1960/1961 according to plans by the architect Stefan Leuer and consecrated on the first Sunday of Advent in 1961. The church was under the patronage of Saint Hildegard of Bingen. It was decommissioned on 20 September 2020 with a solemn mass and is expected to be demolished.

Wikipedia: St. Hildegard in der Au (DE)

39. St. Katharina v. Siena

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St. Catherine of Siena is a Catholic branch church in the Blumenberg district of Cologne, which was built between 2001 and 2003 according to plans by the architect Heinz Bienefeld by his son Nikolaus Bienefeld and consecrated on the third Sunday of Advent in 2003. The church is under the patronage of Catherine of Siena and is the youngest Catholic church building in Cologne to date.

Wikipedia: St. Katharina von Siena (Köln) (DE)

40. St. Peter

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St Peter's Church is a Roman Catholic church in Cologne, run by the Jesuits. The painter Rubens was baptised in the church and his The Crucifixion of St Peter is on display there – it was commissioned in 1638 by the Cologne art collector and businessman Eberhard Jabach. The building also houses the 'Kunst-Station Sankt Peter', a centre for contemporary art, music, and literature.

Wikipedia: St Peter's Church (Cologne) (EN)

41. Fürstenhof

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The former Hotel Fürstenhof is an office and commercial building in Cologne's Altstadt-Nord district. Due to its location directly opposite the cathedral, the building, which stands on the corner of Marzellenstraße 2-8 / Trankgasse, is one of the most famous secular buildings in Cologne. It was built in 1911 and 1912 according to a design by the Cologne architect Carl Moritz.

Wikipedia: Fürstenhof (Köln) (DE)

42. Der Goldene Vogel

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Der Goldene Vogel (Foto: Thomas Hoepker) Rechteinhaber: HA Schult / CC BY 3.0

The Golden Bird is a gilded car with wings on the stair tower of the listed Zeughaus in Cologne's old town. It is the relic of an art action by HA Schult and Elke Koska (realization) from 1989, which was created as part of the action cycle Fetish Car. Since 25 April 1991, the Golden Bird has occupied its current and long-disputed location as a "monument to the automotive era".

Wikipedia: Der Goldene Vogel (DE)

43. Severinstorburg

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The Severinstorburg, in the Middle Ages also called "Porta (Sancti) Severini", later Severinsportz(en), Severinspforte, in Kölsch Vringspooz or simply Severinstor, is one of four preserved city gate castles of the medieval city wall of Cologne, it is next to St. Severin the landmark of the Severinsviertel in Cologne and an excellent example of medieval fortifications.

Wikipedia: Severinstorburg (DE)

44. Simultanhalle

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Simultanhalle Elke Wetzig (Elya) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Simultanhalle – Space for Contemporary Art is an exhibition hall in Cologne-Volkhoven, Volkhovener Weg 209–211. It was originally built in 1979 as a test building for the Museum Ludwig by the architects Busmann + Haberer on the site of a former school in order to test lighting, exterior, ceiling and floor coverings. Characteristic is the shed roof construction.

Wikipedia: Simultanhalle (DE), Website

45. Immanuel-Kirche Stammheim

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Immanuel-Kirche Stammheim

The Immanuel Church is the church of the Protestant bridge building community Cologne-Flittard/Stammheim in Cologne-Stammheim. Its inauguration was on March 3, 2013. Architecturally, the church building offers the possibility of holding various forms of events in the church and the side rooms. The church complex consists of the church, a bell tower and a small chapel.

Wikipedia: Immanuel-Kirche (Köln-Flittard/Stammheim) (DE), Website

46. Stadtwald

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The Kölner Stadtwald is a spacious park created at the end of the 19th century in the western district of Lindenthal in Cologne, Germany. The green area, which is equipped with a game reserve, ponds and water channels as well as sports fields and playgrounds and an extensive network of paths, is a popular local recreation area on the left bank of the Rhine.

Wikipedia: Kölner Stadtwald (DE)

47. Mor Petrus u. Mor Paulus - Syrisch-Orthodoxe Kirche

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St. Peter and Paul, originally the monastery church of the Good Shepherd is a Syrian Orthodox church in the Lindenthal district of Cologne, which was built between 1962 and 1964 according to plans by the architect Fritz Schaller and consecrated in December 1964. The church was originally conceived as a monastery church for the Sisters of the Good Shepherd.

Wikipedia: St. Petrus und Paulus (Köln) (DE)

48. Klein St. Martin

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Klein St. Martin was a parish church in Cologne, which, together with the collegiate church of Groß St. Martin and many other churches and buildings, determined the Rhine panorama of Cologne. The church was abolished during secularization and demolished around 1824. The church tower was preserved and rebuilt after destruction during the Second World War.

Wikipedia: Klein St. Martin (DE)

49. Kronleuchtersaal

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The sewerage system of Cologne is part of the water infrastructure serving Cologne, Germany. Originally built by the Roman Empire in the 1st century, the city's sewer system was modernised in the late 19th century. Parts of the subterranean network are opened for public tours, and the unusual Chandelier Hall hosts jazz and classical music performances.

Wikipedia: Cologne sewerage system (EN)

50. NS Hinrichtungsstätte

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The Klingelpütz was a prison in Cologne's Altstadt-Nord between Gereonstraße and Vogteistraße near the Hansaring. In the vernacular of Cologne, the street there - site of the old prison built by the Kingdom of Prussia in the 1830s - is usually used as a synonym for the Cologne prison on Rochusstraße in the Ossendorf district, about 6 km away.

Wikipedia: Klingelpütz (DE)

51. St. Pius X

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St. Pius X is a Catholic parish church in the Flittard district of Cologne, which was built between 1959 and 1962 according to plans by Margot and Joachim Schürmann and consecrated in March 1961. The church is under the patronage of Pope Pius X, who was canonized a few years before its construction, and has been a listed building since 2001.

Wikipedia: St. Pius X. (Köln) (DE)

52. Lutherkirche Südstadt

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The Lutherkirche is a Protestant church in the southern part of Cologne, Germany. The church forms its own district in the Evangelical Community of Cologne. The Evangelical Congregation of Cologne belongs to the Evangelical Church District of Cologne-Mitte, which is part of the Evangelical Church Association of Cologne and the region.

Wikipedia: Lutherkirche (Köln) (DE), Website

53. Kölner Philharmonie

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The Kölner Philharmonie is a symphonic concert hall located in Cologne, Germany. It is part of the building assemble of the Museum Ludwig and was opened in 1986. The Kölner Philharmonie is located close to the Cologne Cathedral and the Cologne Main Station. The ensemble was designed by the architects Busmann + Haberer in the 1980s.

Wikipedia: Kölner Philharmonie (EN), Website

54. Griechenpforte

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The Greek Gate, also known as "porta Grecorum", was a gate system of the southwestern city wall of Cologne, probably created in the 10th century. It was first mentioned in the 12th century and came into private ownership at the beginning of the 14th century. The Greek Gate, which was later built over, was demolished around 1856.

Wikipedia: Griechenpforte (DE)

55. St. Dionysius

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St. Dionysius is a Roman Catholic church in the Longerich district of Cologne, Germany. It belongs to the parish association of Longerich/Lindweiler of the deanery of Cologne-Nippes in the Archdiocese of Cologne and became a parish church in the course of the merger of the former three parishes in today's district of Longerich.

Wikipedia: St. Dionysius (Köln) (DE)

56. Nikolaus-Kapelle

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Nikolaus-Kapelle Andreas G. Törl / CC BY-SA 2.5

The St. Nicholas Chapel near the Rhine in Cologne-Westhoven was built around 1100 and is dedicated to the patron saint of boatmen, Nicholas of Myra. It is the smallest of the surviving former Romanesque village churches in Cologne, is surrounded by an old cemetery and is cared for by the Förderverein Romanische Kirchen Köln.

Wikipedia: Nikolaus-Kapelle (Köln) (DE)

57. Bastei

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The Bastei is a building in Cologne-Neustadt-Nord, located at the northern end of the Cologne rings directly on the banks of the Rhine. Since its opening on October 22, 1924, the building with a usable area of 300 m² has served as a viewing restaurant, although operations are currently suspended due to structural defects.

Wikipedia: Bastei (Köln) (DE)

58. Christi Auferstehung

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Christi Auferstehung Martin Falbisoner / CC BY-SA 4.0

Christ's Resurrection is a Catholic church in the Lindenthal district of Cologne, which was built between 1968 and 1970 according to plans by the architect Gottfried Böhm and consecrated in 1971. It is considered a typical example and conclusion of a series of very sculptural, sculptural buildings by the architect.

Wikipedia: Christi Auferstehung (Lindenthal) (DE), Website

59. Rheinpark

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The Rheinpark is a 40 hectare (0,4 km²) large urban park along the right bank of the river Rhine in Cologne, Germany. The park lies between the Cologne districts of Deutz and Mülheim and includes a beach club, an open-air theater and a Roman Thermae styled public bath. It was voted Germany's best park in 2007.

Wikipedia: Rheinpark (EN)

60. St. Adelheid

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The Church of St. Adelheid in the Neubrück district of Cologne is a Roman Catholic church in the Archdiocese of Cologne. It is part of the Catholic parish association Roncalli at the Heumar Triangle. The church, dedicated to St. Adelheid von Vilich, was built in 1968/69 according to plans by Paul Georg Hopmann.

Wikipedia: St. Adelheid (Köln-Neubrück) (DE)

61. Nathanaelkirche

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The Nathanael Church belongs to the Protestant Nathanael parish in Cologne-Bilderstöckchen. The church, named after the disciple Nathanael, was completed in 1965 and in 1974 received its distinctive campanile, set apart from the church building, directly at the intersection of Escher Straße and Parkgürtel.

Wikipedia: Nathanaelkirche (Bilderstöckchen) (DE), Website

62. Persian Onager

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The onager, also known as hemione or Asiatic wild ass, is a species of the family Equidae native to Asia. A member of the subgenus Asinus, the onager was described and given its binomial name by German zoologist Peter Simon Pallas in 1775. Five subspecies have been recognized, one of which is extinct.

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63. St. Stephanus

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St. Stephen's is a Roman Catholic chapel in the Weiden district of Cologne, Germany. The small sacred building is also known as the Üsdorf Chapel and is located at number 5 on the Lindenthal cultural trail. It is cared for by a support association of the Catholic parish of St. Marien Cologne-Weiden.

Wikipedia: Kapelle St. Stephanus (Köln) (DE)

64. Klettenbergpark

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The Klettenbergpark in Cologne's Klettenberg district is an approximately 6-hectare high-altitude park designed as a natural garden. It had been planned since 1903 and laid out by the Cologne garden director Fritz Encke from 1905 to 1907 on the site of a 10 m deep gravel pit on Luxemburger Straße.

Wikipedia: Klettenbergpark (DE)

65. DITIB-Zentralmoschee

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The Cologne Central Mosque is a building commissioned by German Muslims of the Organization DİTİB for a large, representative Zentralmoschee in Cologne, Germany. This mosque was inaugurated by Turkish President Erdogan. After controversy, the project won the approval of Cologne's city council.

Wikipedia: Cologne Central Mosque (EN), Website

66. Düxer Bock

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The Düxer Bock is the unofficial heraldic animal of the Deutz district of Cologne. Numerous associations and initiatives carry the Düxer Bock in their name, logo or as a mascot. Since 1964, there has also been a monument to the Düxer Bock in Deutz and commemorates the city's legend.

Wikipedia: Düxer Bock (DE)

67. Thomaskirche

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St. Thomas Church is a Protestant church of the Evangelical Community of Cologne in Cologne's Agnesveedel, on the northern periphery of the city center. Today, St. Thomas's Church, together with Christuskirche (Cologne), forms a joint district of the Evangelical Community of Cologne.

Wikipedia: Thomaskirche (Köln) (DE), Website

68. Sankt Engelbert

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Sankt Engelbert

St. Engelbert is a Catholic church in Cologne-Riehl, Germany. It was built between 1930 and 1932 according to a design by the architect Dominikus Böhm and is considered the first modern church building in Cologne and also one of the original buildings of modern church architecture.

Wikipedia: St. Engelbert (Köln) (DE)

69. St. Johannisgemeinde

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St. Johannisgemeinde

The Independent Evangelical-Lutheran Church is a confessional Lutheran church body of Germany. It is a member of the European Lutheran Conference and of the International Lutheran Council (ILC). The SELK has about 33,000 members in 174 congregations. The seat of SELK is in Hanover.

Wikipedia: Independent Evangelical-Lutheran Church (EN), Website

70. Ulrepforte

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The Ulrepforte was built in the early 13th century as part of the medieval city wall of Cologne. It was first mentioned in a document in 1245. The Ulrepforte has been preserved with major structural changes. In front of it, the Sachsenring road passes as part of the Cologne Rings.

Wikipedia: Ulrepforte (DE)

71. St. Pankratius

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St. Pankratius is a Catholic parish church in the Junkersdorf district of Cologne, which was built between 1960 and 1962 according to plans by the architect Bernhard Rotterdam. The church is under the patronage of St. Pancras and is a typical simple church building of the 1960s.

Wikipedia: St. Pankratius (Köln-Junkersdorf) (DE), Website

72. Johanneskirche

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Johanneskirche MyName (Adbo2009 (talk)) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Johanneskirche in the Nonnenwerthstraße in Cologne-Sülz is the second church of the Protestant parish of Cologne-Klettenberg after the Tersteegenhaus. It was built in the early sixties to accommodate the growth of the community in the districts of Sülz and Klettenberg.

Wikipedia: Johanneskirche (Köln-Sülz) (DE), Website

73. Der Tauzieher

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The Tauzieher is a limestone sculpture by Nikolaus Friedrich which was erected in 1911 in Rheinauhafen, Cologne. It depicts a man making a heavy rope or hawser fast to a bollard and is 6.5 metres in height. In 1980, it was listed as one of the first heritage sites in Cologne.

Wikipedia: Tauzieher (EN)

74. Messeturm

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The Messeturm Köln is a highrise building which is 80 meters high, in Cologne, Germany. It is crowned by the sculpture Hermes-Gesichter by Hans Wissel, professor for sculpture and plastic arts at the Kölner Werkschulen. The tower's top floor featured a tower restaurant.

Wikipedia: Messeturm Köln (EN)

75. Vorgebirgspark

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The Vorgebirgspark is a 13.9-hectare park in the south of Cologne's city center between the districts of Zollstock, Raderberg and Raderthal. It was built from 1910 to 1914 according to plans by the garden architect Fritz Encke. On July 1, 1914, it was opened to visitors.

Wikipedia: Vorgebirgspark (DE)

76. Basilica of the Holy Apostles

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The Basilica of the Holy Apostles is a Romanesque church in Cologne (Köln), located near Innenstadt's busy Neumarkt (Köln). The former collegiate church is dedicated to the twelve Apostles. It is one of the twelve Romanesque churches built in Cologne in that period.

Wikipedia: Basilica of the Holy Apostles, Cologne (EN)

77. St. Kunibert

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St. Kunibert User:Thomas Robbin / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Basilica of St. Cunibert also St. Kunibert is the last of Cologne's twelve Romanesque churches to be built. It was consecrated 1247, one year before work on the Gothic Cologne Cathedral began. It was declared a minor basilica in 1998 by the then Pope John Paul II.

Wikipedia: Basilica of St. Cunibert, Cologne (EN)

78. Memorial for Defectors and the Victims of Nazi Military Justice

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The Deserter Monument in Cologne-Altstadt-Nord on Appellhofplatz pays tribute to deserters and war opponents from the National Socialist era in the form of a pergola by Swiss designer Ruedi Baur. It was officially opened to the public on September 1, 2009.

Wikipedia: Deserteurdenkmal (Köln) (DE), Website

79. Forstbotanischer Garten

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The Forstbotanischer Garten Köln is an arboretum and woodland botanical garden located at Schillingsrotterstraße 100, Rodenkirchen, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It forms part of the city's outer green belt and is open daily without charge.

Wikipedia: Forstbotanischer Garten Köln (EN), Website

80. Museum Ludwig

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Museum Ludwig

Museum Ludwig, located in Cologne, Germany, houses a collection of modern art. It includes works from Pop Art, Abstract and Surrealism, and has one of the largest Picasso collections in Europe. It holds many works by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.

Wikipedia: Museum Ludwig (EN), Website

81. Kapelle St. Joseph

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Kapelle St. Joseph

The Carmel of St. Joseph in Cologne, founded in the 1850s, was a daughter of the Carmel Mary of Peace in Schnurgasse, which was first established in Cologne in 1639 and abolished in 1802. However, the new convention only lasted until 1875.

Wikipedia: Karmel St. Joseph in Köln (DE)

82. St. Fronleichnam

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St. Fronleichnam Elke Wetzig Elya / CC BY-SA 3.0

St. Corpus Christi is a Catholic branch church in the Porz district of Cologne, which was built between 1958 and 1960 according to the design of the architect Gottfried Böhm as a parish church. It has been a listed building since 1997.

Wikipedia: St. Fronleichnam (Köln-Porz) (DE)

83. Volkssternwarte Köln

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The Cologne Public Observatory is a volunteer-run observatory in the district of Cologne-Sülz, which belongs to the district of Cologne-Lindenthal. It is located on the roof of the local Schiller Gymnasium at Nikolausstraße 55.

Wikipedia: Volkssternwarte Köln (DE), Website

84. Christuskirche Dellbrück

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The Christuskirche is a Protestant church in the Cologne suburb of Dellbrück on the right bank of the Rhine. It was built in neo-baroque style according to plans by the architect Otto March and inaugurated on June 18, 1905.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Köln-Dellbrück) (DE)

85. Excelsior Hotel Ernst

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Excelsior Hotel Ernst

The Excelsior Hotel Ernst with a view of Cologne Cathedral, the Dom, was built in 1863. Carl Ernst was the constructor and first owner of the hotel, which was formerly called "Hotel Ernst". The Beggar from Cologne Cathedral

Wikipedia: Excelsior Hotel Ernst (EN), Website

86. Melanchthonkirche

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The Melanchthon Church is a Protestant church in the Zollstock district of Cologne, Germany. The church, named after the reformer Philipp Melanchthon, was built between 1929 and 1930 according to plans by Theodor Merrill.

Wikipedia: Melanchthonkirche (Köln) (DE), Website

87. Wasserkinetische Plastik

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The water-kinetic sculpture is a work of art by the German artist and metal sculptor Wolfgang Göddertz. The fountain sculpture is located in Cologne on Ebertplatz and is a large walk-in fountain made of stainless steel.

Wikipedia: Wasserkinetische Plastik (DE)

88. Deutsches Sport- und Olympiamuseum

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Deutsches Sport- und Olympiamuseum

The German Sport & Olympia Museum is a museum in Cologne that presents the history of sports from antiquity to modern times. It is located in Cologne's Rheinauhafen within the district of Cologne-Altstadt-Süd.

Wikipedia: Deutsches Sport & Olympia Museum (DE), Website

89. Motte Kurtekotten

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Motte Kurtekotten Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Motte Kurtekotten is a high medieval tower hill castle (motte) in the Cologne district of Flittard in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The wide moat with the castle hill has been preserved from the complex.

Wikipedia: Motte Kurtekotten (DE)

90. Rheinauhafen

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The Rheinauhafen is a 15.4 hectares urban regeneration project in Cologne, Germany, located along the river Rhine between the Südbrücke and Severinsbrücke, just south of the inner city's historic old town.

Wikipedia: Rheinauhafen (EN)

91. D15

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The D 15 is a Deutz tractor from the Deutz D series. It was Deutz's smallest and weakest model during its construction period. With the D 15, the last model was converted to the designations of the D series.

Wikipedia: Deutz D 15 (DE)

92. Hans Böckler

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Hans Böckler was a German politician and trade union leader. He was the most influential re-founder of the unions in post-war Germany and became the first president of the German Trade Union Confederation.

Wikipedia: Hans Böckler (EN)

93. St. Nikolaus

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St. Nikolaus

St. Nicholas is a Roman Catholic Romanesque basilica and parish church in Cologne-Dünnwald in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was originally built as a collegiate church of the Premonstratensian nuns.

Wikipedia: St. Nikolaus (Köln-Dünnwald) (DE)


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