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Kölner Dom/ Cologne Cathedral Photo 8

Kölner Dom/ Cologne Cathedral

May 21st 2012
Construction on the cathedral began in 1248, and ended in 1473, although the building was not complete. Work began again in the 19th century, and the cathedral was finished in 1880. Renovations still occur because of air pollution damage to the stone, and some repairs for damage incurred during WWII are still necessary. The cathedral is 515 ft. high and 474 ft. long, in which its spires are the se ... read more
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German Flag As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
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