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Kolner Rathaus, Germany

From series “Famous Buildings of Renaissance Architecture”
Kolner Rathaus is another outstanding architectural monument of the Renaissance style. It is one of the oldest building in the city, the first mentions go up to the 1330 year. Since the building, the historical construction was absolutely ruined and rebuilt, however, some original elements were saved. During the Second World War the building was seriously destroyed, only in the 1950s, it was reconstructed from the old sketches.

Kolner Rathaus, Germany The main element of the architectural complex is the 61 meters tower, that was built in the 15th century. Five stored tower is decorated with outstanding sculptures. There you can see about 120 figures of outstanding historical leaders, holy people and honorary citizens. Nowadays in the building has placed an interesting museum of Roman civilization.

During the reconstruction of the basement there were found ruins of the ancient Roman buildings. Today all rebuilt elements of the historical buildings are open for everyone. Another peculiarity of the Kolner Rathaus is the musical instrument that makes wonderful melodies with the toll. It has appeared in the town hall in 1958. This construction has 45 bronze bells. A lot of people come to listen to the sound of them.  Next - Auckland Art Gallery

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ATM bankomat: 'Euronet' located in 0.06 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Köln Funk Mietwagen' is located in 0.19 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Benzinkut' in 0.09 km
Supermarket: 'Sünner Brauerei Kalker Hauptstraße' in 0.09 km
Parking: 'An Farina' in 0.11 km
Apotheek: 'Augustiner Apotheke' in 0.19 km
Police station: 'Bundespolizei' in 0.52 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Mimi`s Pizza- Köln' in 0.04 km
Railway station: 'Cologne Central Station' in 0.58 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Koln Bonn Airport CGN - in 13 km
 »  Dusseldorf Airport DUS - in 40 km
 »  Dusseldorf-Monchengladbach Airport MGL - in 45 km
 »  Essen-Muhlheim Airport ESS - in 57 km
 »  Geilenkirchen Airport GKE - in 64 km
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Stadthotel am Römerturm

Located in 0 km from Kolner Rathaus
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Rooms: 107
All rooms at the Stadthotel am Römerturm are air-conditioned, non-smoking and feature WiFi, a TV and a private bathroom. The restaurant at the … More: photo, rates and booking
Top City Flat

Located in 1 km from Kolner Rathaus
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Rooms: 2
Each apartment is decorated in light colours with contemporary furniture. All feature a modern bathroom and a kitchenette with coffee machine. Guests … More: photo, rates and booking
Apartment Volksgarten Südstadt

Located in 2 km from Kolner Rathaus
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Rooms: 1
The self-catering Apartment Volksgarten Südstadt features a double bedroom and a separate living room with sofa bed and TV. A hairdryer is provided … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Arena One

Located in 3 km from Kolner Rathaus
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Rooms: 64

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Kolner Dom
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Aachen Cathedral
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Cochem Town
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Top destination around Kolner Rathaus - Cologne

Louis Museum. Louis Museum is a great place to get acquainted with modern German art. The museum is situated behind Cologne Cathedral in the centre of the city. The museum exhibits works of different times, starting from the previous century till the present day. The section dedicated to American pop-art is the most famous one. It features the largest collection of works in this style outside the US. It contains works by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Roy Fox Lichtenstein. There are also numerous works by Picasso.

Roman-Germanic Museum. The Roman-Germanic Museum is the place where unique archaeological objects are exhibited. They were found during the excavations on the site of an ancient Roman town, in the territory of which Cologne was built. The museum was built on the ruins of the Roman villa of the 3rd century and opened in 1974. The museum is located not far from Cologne Cathedral. The mosaic depicting Dionysus is, without a doubt, its greatest exhibit. The floor made of ceramic tiles of 225 AD once used to decorate the villa.
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