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St. Maria im Kapitol

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An impressive church/moastery

Centrally located almost adjacent to the Cathedral its worth a look if you are in the area. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
A mystical beautiful church

We were able to spend some time in this wonderful church. There ware a number of tour groups and it... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Lucy E
South Bend, United States
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This intimate church includes intricately designed wooden doors from the 11th century on its outside and wooden carvings depicting the life of Christ on its inside.
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Marienplatz 19, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 214615
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located almost adjacent to the Cathedral its worth a look if you are in the area. We entered by the west door

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

We were able to spend some time in this wonderful church. There ware a number of tour groups and it was easy to understand why. The garden was lovely. It was a special place to sit and just breathe.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lucy E
Reviewed 25 August 2018

St. Maria im Kapitol is an 11th century Romanesque church located in the old town of Cologne (on the site of the ancient Roman Capitoline temple). The church was damaged seriously during the Second World War. Tthe north convent, vaults of the Gothic nave and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This church with its lovely garden is all you'll wish for after being part of the crowds in the dome and Altstadt. In the monastery garden the bumblebees enjoy the dahlias (just as beautiful as in any botanical garden) and in the church you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

The church has the typical Ottonian shape, and is quite elegant. It is one of the 12 romanesque churches in Cologne. The main reason to go, is to view the original wooden door, still on display, but no longer in use. When I was there,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful and historically important church that is a really nice church to visit. The church and the site of the church has some serious history attached to it ,built on the foundations of Roman Capitoline Temple the beautiful Romanesque architecture looks superb...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

I came across this church somewhat by accident during a short trip to Cologne. It is a bit outside of the Old Town center, perhaps 10-15 minutes' walk from the Dom. It caught my eye due to its clear Romanesque architecture. It is accessed through...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

While aimlessly walking around, I stumbled upon this church, well not really as I saw it as I was walking along and looked down a street. I had to go and look. Just awesome.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Ricktucker1971
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Cologne has so many Romanesque churches - twelve in all – that we couldn’t visit them all during our short stay. But we didn’t miss St. Mary in the Capitol, which was only a short walk from our hotel on Hay Market (“Heumarkt”). It is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Popped in here just before Easter and kept a low profile as there was a service on. Almost no congregation, but several men and women in robes, carrying out a service. They were singing and the acoustics were amazing. great to hear. very minimal decoration...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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