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St. Ursula, Cologne

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The home of St. Ursula's legend, the site where St. Ursula is built is said to be the burial spot for the 11,000 virgins in Princess Ursula's entourage who were killed by attacking Huns. The only corroborating evidence for this event is a manuscript that rests in the basilica. The book, along with the alleged relics of the 11,000 virgins and St. Ursula, are housed in the main cathedral. The walls of the Golden Chamber are decorated with relics and bones encased in gold, all of which create shapes and form Latin letters. These bones are thought to belong to the sacred virgins that died along with Ursula. Use our Cologne tourist route planner to visit St. Ursula on your trip to Cologne, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • In our tour by the city, we found with this stately Church that has it timna of santa Ursula. Sufisiente
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  • The Cathedral, as almost all of the cathedrals of Cologne, Gothic. Beautiful stained glass, fabulous peaked arches and mysterious twilight make treated with admiration and respect for this creation.
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  • This ancient Church has aroused our curiosity because it was right behind the hotel where they were staying so we went to visit her. It's worth it because it's really lovely.
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