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Dierk 's Photo Album - Cologne Cathedral (1)

Cologne Pictures
City
The City of Cologne
At War
Cologne at war
Cathedral
The Cologne Cathedral
Christmas
During christmas season
Carnival
The Cologne Carnival
Historic
Cologne before WWII
Reconstruction
Postwar decades
Special war
Tank duel at the cathedral
Tower
Cathedral tower ascent

Special Triangle Tower
View of Cologne from the new observation platform


The cathedral, photo taken from Triangle Tower

 
Towers:157,38 metres tall
Facade:61 metres in width
Cathedral:144 metres long
Cathedral area:covers 8,000 sq.m.
Floor space:6,166 sq.m.
Windows:10,000 sq.m.
Roofs:12,500 sq.m. in size
Cubical content:407,000 m3
Transept:86 metres wide
Central nave:43,35 metres high
Roof ridge:at a height of 61 metres
Ridge turret:at a height of 109 metres
Observation platform:509 steps
Bells (the 3 largest):St. Peter (1923) - 24 tons
Pretiosa (1448) - 11,2 tons
Speciosa (1449) - 6 tons
Foundation stone:was laid in 1248
Finishing touches:were put to the facade with the placing of the finial on the south tower on 15th October 1880. At this time the cathedral was the tallest structure in the world

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