Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #13 in Cologne, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.2 km
Ascend 11 m
Descend 18 m

Experience Cologne in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in CologneIndividual Sights in Cologne

Sight 1: 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)

1112 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 2: 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 September 20, 2020 with a solemn mass and is expected to be demolished.

Wikipedia: St. Hildegard in der Au (DE)

834 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: 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

462 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 4: 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

771 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Sankt Engelbert

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Sankt Engelbert

St. Engelbert is a Catholic church in Cologne-Riehl, Germany. It was built from 1930 to 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), Website


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