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St. Maria im Kapitol, Cologne

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Architectural Building Religious Site
The 11th-century St. Maria im Kapitol is the largest of Cologne's Romanesque churches. Although it suffered damage in World War II, some of its centuries-old artworks survived. Don't miss the intricately designed wooden doors from the 11th century, a plague crucifix from the 14th century, or the "Virgin on a Throne" from the 13th century. The crypt displays foundations of a Roman temple from the first (yes, FIRST!) century and of a previous church from 690 AD. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to St. Maria im Kapitol and many more Cologne attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cologne itinerary builder.
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  • 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 R...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • Beautiful
  • כנסייה כמעט לא ידועה למרות שיש לה מה להציע: היא העתיקה והגדולה מבין הכנסיות בסגנון רומנסקי שבעיר, לפני הכניסה אבני מצבה מתקופת ימי הביניים המוקדמים והעיקר: הדלתות מעץ, הנמצאות בתוך הכנסייה, שמקורן משנת 1060 והנמצאות עדיין במצב מצויין, המציגות ב-26 תבליטים עץ, קטעים מחייו של ישו.
  • Fantastic Romanesque church! Inside the luxurious church doors-masterpiece of wood rìz′b'ârstva 11 (!) and tusks of prehistoric animals. Modern restorers added new details to the entrance-find them!) In the church yard integrated hostel-you can see the Church Gallery 2nd floor. Must-visit place in Cologne!
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  • powerful place
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  • In the Cathedral of equally beautiful
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