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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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  • It is walking from the Cathedral and is really very nice. You have to see it along with the rest of Romanesque churches of Cologne.
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  • Pretty much walking in mid-between Köln Hauptbahnhof and Köln Hansaring is: the small church with the Golden Crown. St. Ursula.Man must have knowledge already Insider to know the room made of bone and to ask for admission. The entrance fee is €2 p P.was I find it ok. In the main room of the church you can get free of charge. Everyone I have taken so far there with impressed - was definitely worth the visit :)
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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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