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Cologne Cathedral, black & white.

Cathedral building started 1248, completion 1880.
Germany‘s largest Cathedral, five-aisled Gothic
basilica with tripleaisled transept.
Sepulchral church of the three Magi.
Episcopal, chapter and pilgrimage church.

Golden shrine of the three Magi (around 1200).
Gero crucifix, first monumental crucifix in Northern Europe (before 1000).
Altar painting of the city‘s patron saints by Stephan
Lochner (around 1450).
Stained glass windows (mediaeval: 1350 sqm).
Carved choir stalls and choir screen paintings (14th c.).
»Swallow‘s nest« organ in the central nave (since
1998; weight: 30 tons).

Unesco world heritage site.

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