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St. Ursula

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Address: Ursulaplatz, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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A very different church

A different church, unique architecture. Paid respect to all the people who gave their lives during the World wars, was immensely touched by it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 August 2016
Ann J
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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where did Cologne get its city crest from? Go find out with the story of St. Ursula. Entry to the ossuary is 2 Euros and well worth it if you're into those kinds of things.

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Thank Avital S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I went here to see the church as i heard that it is different from others. I visited the place and went to its golden chamber. I saw bones from grave yards of those killed by huns. Really tpuched

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Gothic and modern mix in the interior decorations are well worth a look. Peaceful place for reflection

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Denver, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went here twice to see the church. Even though we were there during opening hours, no one was there. Bummer, as I really wanted to see this church.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

A different church, unique architecture. Paid respect to all the people who gave their lives during the World wars, was immensely touched by it.

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Hastings
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

In lots of ways, I found this church more interesting than Cologne Cathedral. It was the church where St Ursula and 11,000 😛 Of her virgins were killed by the Huns.myou can go into the golden chamber and see the bones from the graveyard which used to be next to the church.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

About a 10 minute walk from "the other church" in town (i.e. the DOM), is this quiet and unassuming places. Before going, you should read up on the history of this place as you'll appreciate it anymore. I've traveled to many places over the world, but this place is truly unique. The church itself is average, but at the side... More 

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Thank Ridge86er
Europe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

The history of St. Ursula saving the city of Cologne is outstanding. We got to hear the history from our walking tour guide. The outside of the church is beautiful, but the inside is where you need to visit. Just take a peek inside as you walk around Cologne, you wont regret it. I would recommend seeing this on a... More 

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Thank Mark R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous cathedral with macabre decor. This cathedral is magnificent!!! A must see. It's within walking distance from main train station.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

The main church itself is quite warm & you can see the tomb of St Ursula, but in the side chamber the walls are decorated "with the bones of 11,000 virgins" and it is very cold in there! I think 11,000 may be a bit of an exaggeration as we did a head-count (literally) & can up a few shy,... More 

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