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Cathedral - Kölner Dom, Cologne: 190 reviews and 352 photos
The twin spires of the cathedral, built only in the 19th century, are a symbol of the city. The first Christian church, where a Roman temple once stood, was built in 320 and its font can still be seen inside the cathedral. The construction of the present cathedral, consecrated to St. Peter (protector of Germany), started in 1248 to be a fitting home for the Shrine of the Three Kings.
On the occasion of the 700th anniversary, the sculptor Matare de3signed bronze doors for the south portal.
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