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St. Maria im Kapitol, Cologne

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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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  • 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. 
  • Although it is not the most famous church in Cologne, Germany, but she is the most beautiful. If you enter it opens with wonderful medieval corners after, almost mystically
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  • St. Maria im Kapitol (Santa Maria in the Capitol) is located on the site of the ancient Roman temple Capitolina. The remains of the Romanesque period are another essential in the city and this building is magnificent.
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