Kölner Dom

Dom, Köln

The cathedral of Köln, Germany – known as the Kölner Dom or Hohe Domkirche Sankt Petrus – is a Roman-Catholic church under the protection of Apostle Petrus. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and after the Ulmer Münster the second highest religious building in Germany, number three worldwide. It is 157 meters high and was built from the year 1248 CE on. Continue reading “Kölner Dom”


Maternushaus, Köln

I was looking for a hotel in Köln, Germany not too far away from the main railway station. As there seemed to be a fair in the city prices were up and I had to search a bit – and then the Catholic church came to rescue. The Erzbistum Köln operates a nice guest house just ten minutes from Köln Hauptbahnhof in the city center. Continue reading “Maternushaus”