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Britta Döll

Joined April 2009

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No 1 in a A church at night Challenge on Christian Churches, Sculptures and Crosses
Top 10 in a Blue Hour Challenge on Georgeous Germany
Featured on 01/25/2010 on Religious Art And Photography
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This is the Cologne Cathedral. Image taken from the Hohenzollern Bridge (link to Wikipedia).

All the following information were taken from Wikipedia" :
Cologne Cathedral (German: Kölner Dom, officially Hohe Domkirche St. Peter und Maria) is a Roman Catholic church in Cologne, Germany. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne …, and is under the administration of the archdiocese of Cologne. It is renowned as a monument of Christianity, of German Catholicism in particular, of Gothic architecture and of the continuing faith and perseverance of the people of the city in which it stands. It is dedicated to Saint Peter and the Blessed Virgin Mary. The cathedral is a World Heritage Site, one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany, and Cologne’s most famous landmark, described by UNESCO as an “exceptional work of human creative genius”.

Construction of Cologne Cathedral began in 1248 and took, with interruptions, until 1880 to complete – a period of over 600 years. It is 144.5 metres long, 86.5 m wide and its two towers are 157 m tall.

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