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Looking up at the Dom's stained glass windows.
The grand cathedral

April 3rd 2007
Geo: 50.8696, 7.276Today I spent the day in Cologne. The first thing I noticed as the train came into Cologne was the huge twin spires of the cathedral. The Dom (cathedral) is the largest in Germany. It started to be built in 1248, funds ran out and building stopped for 300 years. Then it was completed. Luckily the cathedral was one of the buildings to avoid the bombing raids of WW II. I was fee ... read more
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