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Kranhauser im Rheinauhafen

Brueckenstr. 17, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Divided opinion and stunning architecture.

Kranhauser Im Rheinauhafen is an absolutely stunning piece of architecture that you will find along... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Neil K
Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wacky Cantilevered Buildings on the Rhine

We viewed these three modernistic buildings from our cruise ship. Eyecatching and structurally... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Atlanta, GA
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Brueckenstr. 17, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Kranhauser Im Rheinauhafen is an absolutely stunning piece of architecture that you will find along the old dock area along the River Rhine. The three upside down L shaped buildings divide opinion,you will either love them or hate them,I personally think they are 3 amazing...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We viewed these three modernistic buildings from our cruise ship. Eyecatching and structurally impressive, I wonder what the locals think of them.

Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Buildings built with a reverse L shape by the river side. you cannot miss them when passing by, speaks of great architecture

Thank Bobztraveler
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Remarkably ugly spot in Cologne's skyline.... who approved this?? If you've seen them from the distance you've seen enough, no need to go any closer.

Thank wbethke1
Reviewed 6 August 2017

view this while taking a boat trip and it really is a great bit of enginering and would have love d to have seen the view from the inside

Thank bas t
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Kranhauser are emblematic for the Cologne skyline. An interesting place for lovers of modern architecture. One of the finest views of the buildings is from the river, during a boat trip. Around the buildings there are pleasant places for coffee breaks, and the place itself...More

Thank Elena M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Wow....just wow,never seen offices/homes like these. What a view they must offer from up there.stunning as the sun sets and the light reflects on the glass! Built to resemble cranes on one foot they are a landmark in architectural design...I think anyway! how wonderful and...More

Thank Torchythetourist
Reviewed 18 February 2017

There are 3 in total in Cologne's Rheinauhafen, each of the 3 buildings has 17 storeys. It is a landmark on River Rhine in Cologne and houses office space and luxury apartments.

Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 23 December 2016

These three buildings (2 office, 1 housing) are built like the old wharf cranes with only one supporting leg (like bird cranes as well, I suppose). Not much to see really, although the redeveloped harbour area through which you'll walk is fascinating - they still...More

1  Thank doctorj42
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Activities there are none. If you want to have a look how nowadays architects wanted to imitate the cranes, that were there hundreds years ago working for the traffic on the river - take a look! But after 11 minutes watching, go further on into...More

Thank pomp1
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