The Gothic-style Cologne Cathedral dominates the city’s skyline and is a must-see attraction for anyone visiting Cologne. Officially known as the High Cathedral of St. Peter, the cathedral is the second tallest building in Cologne and is visited by thousands of people each day.
When planning a sightseeing holiday in this beautiful German city, include a stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne. Just 3km from Cologne Cathedral, this upmarket hotel features elegantly designed guest rooms and superb amenities, so relax in style after spending a day exploring Cologne.
Explore Cologne Cathedral
The cathedral is located in Cologne Old Town, in the heart of the city centre. This stunning building dates back as far as the 13th century, although it was not completed until the 19th century. Cologne Cathedral is the city’s most famous landmark and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Take a guided tour of Cologne Cathedral, climb the 533 steps to the top of the South Tower for spectacular views of Cologne and the Rhine, or venture down into the crypt to discover the Treasure Chamber, where chalices, crosses and religious works of art are on display. Cologne Cathedral also contains the Shrine of the Three Holy Kings – a medieval golden reliquary, said to contain the relics of the Magi, Caspar, Balthazar and Melchior.
Enjoy sightseeing from the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne, is the perfect option for anyone looking for a hotel near Cologne Cathedral.
With 393 comfortable, contemporary guest rooms, on-site restaurants, a lounge bar and a state-of-the-art fitness and wellbeing centre, this lavish hotel has all the amenities needed to help relax guests after a busy day’s sightseeing in Cologne.