Gross St. Martin, Cologne

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Shaping Cologne's Old Town skyline since the Middle Ages, the Romanesque Gross St. Martin is one of the city's most recognizable buildings--and, after severe World War II damage, has only been opened to visitors again since 1985. The church, built atop the remnants of a Roman chapel on what was once a small island in the Rhine, dates to the 12th and 13th centuries. Now in the hands of the Jerusalem Community, this fully restored church has been brought back to its previous glory. Be sure to visit the crypt for a look at the church's Roman foundations. Using our international travel planner, Cologne attractions like Gross St. Martin can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The church of St. Martin is one of the most famous and beautiful in the city of Cologne. The streets around with the colorful houses and hanged park by his side are also very characteristic. Free entry and beautiful interiors
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  • I wanted to see this as I like architecture. One thing I did not like was people selling goods just outside of the building-it spoiled otherwise a great view. The outside is quite impressive. However ...  more »
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