KÖLN – Der Hohe Dom zu Köln

The Cologne Cathedral on the left bank of Rhine, opposite the Cologne Deutz, is one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany and is Cologne’s most famous landmark. Construction of the gothic church began in 1248 and took more than 600 years to complete – it was finally finished in 1880. At its completion, the Cologne cathedral was the world’s tallest building, and it still features the largest church facade in the world.The two towers are 157m tall, the cathedral is 144m long and 86m wide. The cathedral is dedicated to Saints Peter and Mary.It is possible to climb a spiral staircase to a viewing platform about 98 metres above the ground. This climb covers over 500 steps.In 1996, the cathedral was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List of culturally important sites.

Release Dates

2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2016

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: brass
  • Coin Alloy Color: gold
  • Coin Diameter: 35
  • Coin Thickness: 2
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine
  • City: KÖLN
  • Country: Germany
  • Available: yes
  • Location: KÖLN, Germany