Shrine of the Three Kings, Cologne

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Shrine of the Three Kings is located in Cologne. Make Shrine of the Three Kings a centerpiece of your Cologne vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Cologne tour planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Interesting but you can only get close when you book a tour. Booking a tour for day visitors is very difficult. Sold out !!!  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    During my official visit to this incredible site, I was let through various portals and gates that led us to the choir booths. The history of very piece of furniture is amazing, but being given the ch...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    It's crazy to see it, as it stands in the cathedral.It's in as glass case but you're very close to it and you can look at it quite closely. the richness and size of the reliquary is not something you ...  more »
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  • The structure is amazing, the detail in the masonary is exceptional and you stand looking in stunned silence. The building is so tall it makes you wonder how they built it so well and so tall in the 1600's. Very little mention of the bones or the shrine.
  • Amazing! I was totally shocked by the huge, tall and gorgeous building…
  • Comparable to the Sagrada familia in scale and architectural complexity
  • Jürgen Bilko
  • Jürgen Andreas Bilko

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